The Gifticks

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The Gifticks (original title: Les Krostons ) is a Franco-Belgian comic series .


The Gifticks are three small, green gnomes dating from the 17th century. They were actually drawings by a comic book artist and brought themselves to life. Your goal is to terrorize people and gain control over them.


Paul Deliège developed the comic together with the realistic cartoonist Arthur Piroton under the pseudonym "Max Ariane". The little green poison dwarfs were created in 1968 for the Franco-Belgian comic magazine Spirou . The author and draftsman of the title characters was Deliège, Piroton contributed the rest of the drawings for the first album, La menace des Krostons . From the second story onwards, Deliège designed the series alone.

In the Fix and Foxi magazines, Les Krostons appeared in Germany in 1976/1977 under the name Gifticks .

In 2009 Piredda Verlag published a three-volume complete edition as hardcover.

Individual evidence

  1. Les Krostons at
  2. The Gifticks at