Dupuis is a publisher with a long and important history on the Belgian comics scene. Publisher of the renowned magazine Spirou, Dupuis is also the discoverer of the world-famous Smurfs. Its series for children and adults such as Spirou, Lucky Luke, Kid Paddle and Largo Winch have become household names among European comics readers. The constant desire of the company to reinvent itself has made it expand into other fields such as animation and digital platforms (like Webtoon Factory). It is currently part of the media group Média-Participations.