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Even though Boerke started his career in the Flemish media weekly Humo, most of the strips featuring Pieter De Poortere’s everyman anti-hero were published in the weekly Focus Knack. To celebrate his fifteenth anniversary, Focus...

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Boerke celebrates 15 years

September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

15 years ago, Flemish cartoonist and illustrator Pieter De Poortere started what was to become his most celebrated strip, featuring an anonymous everyman character looking for love and a fleeting chance to win for a...

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This is it, folks, the new Boerke album we’ve told you about before, now slated for publication with Glénat later this month. Naturally, it will not be in a loose-leaf format with perforated holes, but...

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One of the best things to come out of the Belgian comics scene these past few years, is Pieter De Poortere’s Boerke. This strip, drawn in a ligne claire-meets-Hello Kitty style, chronicles the continuing trials...

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One of the first posts I wrote for this mighty blog, was a review of Joe De Eskimo by Pieter De Poortere, published by Bries.  It would seem that time has gone full circle again,...

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Let’s kickstart some Eurocomics goodness!

April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Regular readers of this blog will doubtlessly be aware of Pieter De Poortere’s Dickie. Born as Boerke in his native Flanders and something of a favourite of ours, this strip tells the continuing story of a...

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Ok, slightly late with this one this month, apologies, but here’s what us folks at the blog reckon you should be ordering for April 2016….. RICHARD    Take Me Back To Manchester, Oliver East Oliver...

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Ok, slightly late with this one this month, apologies, but here’s what us folks at the blog reckon you should be ordering for April 2016….. RICHARD    Take Me Back To Manchester, Oliver East Oliver...

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Rejoice, lover of the bolder humor comic! Earlier this month Pieter De Poortere proudly presented Prince Boerke, the ninth collection of strips about everybody’s favorite anti-hero, Boerke (or Dickie for our French readers). Previous books...

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We have often mentioned the wonderful comics that Flemish cartoonist Pieter De Poortere makes, with his combination of storybook graphics and wry satire. In his look back to 2013, Pieter already mentioned a number of...

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