THE SMURFS / LES SCHTROUMPFS

Les Schtroumpfs

The Smurfs (Les Schtroumpfs in French) was the 1958 comic book creation by Belgium artist Peyo (Pierre Culliford). These cute blue characters have been delighting fans around the world, appearing not only in comic books but cartoons, films, toy lines, games and household goods. Below is a selection of adverts showing just some of the merchandise that was available.

France. Cora Christmas Catalogue. 1988.

France. Cora Christmas Catalogue. 1988.

France. Pif Gadget 798. 1984.

France. Pif Gadget 798. 1984.

France. Pif Gadget 733. 1983.

France. Pif Gadget 733. 1983.

France. Pif Gadget. 1984.

France. Pif Gadget. 1984.

France. Pif Gagdet 794. 1984.

France. Pif Gagdet 794. 1984.

France. Pif Gadget 763. 1983.

France. Pif Gadget 763. 1983.

Kinder Surprise. Les Schtroumpfs / Smurfs set.

France. Pif Gadget. 1984.

France. Pif Gadget. 1984.

France. Pif Gadget 733. 1983.


Further reading:

Wikipedia entry
Official website

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