Both stories tell about mountain-men and early pioneers in the "west", of the times before civilization ended all.

When GRIZZLY was published in Kuifje/Tintin in early 1971 the big audience was not ready for this story. An album-publication according to the 44, and 46 pages principle could be realized in 1976, when Auclair had made The Story Of "Pointed-Nose" And The "Three-Legged-Wolf" (LE LÉGENDE DE NEZ POINTU ET DE TROIS-PATTES LE LOUP/Gebroken-Neus en Drie-poot-de-wolf).