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Switzerland. Geneva. "Les Grottes" neighborhood. Old building. Closed window. Two plastic naked Barbie dolls. One with one leg missing. Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. A black & white picture  of a man covered with tattoos. A stuffed Marsupilami sits outside on the windowsill. Marsupilami is a comic book character and fictional animal species created by André Franquin. Its first appearance was in the 31 January 1952 issue of the Franco-Belgian comics magazine Spirou. Since then it appeared regularly in the popular Belgian comics series Spirou & Fantasio, as a pet of the main characters, until Franquin stopped working on the series; the character's final appearance in the series during Franquin's lifetime was in 1970. 13.11.2020 © 2020 Didier Ruef