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New Brecht Evens for September

May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most colourful of current Flemish cartoonists (in all meanings of the word), Brecht Evens, has announced the publication of his next graphic novel, The City Of Belgium for the end of 2018, with an...

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In memoriam William Vance

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Monday, May 14th, Dargaud publishing director Yves Schlirf announced on Twitter that William Vance had died, “that old lion”. Vance, born William Van Cutsem in 1935 was a celebrated Belgian comics artist, and was...

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Best selling book in Belgium is a comic

September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Boek.be, the Flemish trade organisation for the book production and book selling business, has published its yearly figures on book sales in Flanders (which, if you don’t know, is the Dutch speaking part of Belgium,...

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At the presentation of the winners of the 10th annual Japan International MANGA Awards in Tokyo on December 28th (the end of year festivities made the news flow a little slower), the  Gold Prize was...

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The Belgian writer and director Vincent Bal is not only a celebrated film maker (amongst others of the quite magical Brabançonne and Minoes, which you should definitely check out), he also writes books and seems...

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Last week it was announced that Guy Dessicy has passed away at the age of 92 after a life that was as closely connected to the golden age of Belgian comics as any can possibly...

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Rejoice, fans of absurdist jokes about life, sex, midgets and blooper machines (come on, we know you like it). On his Facebook page, Belgian cartoonist Kim Duchateau has started running English translations of his long-running strip,...

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Towards the end of 2014, Belgian publisher Oogachtend presented the first graphic novel by two new and extremely talented cartoonists, Ben Gijsemans and Inne Haine. Both books are a joy to look at, both are...

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Towards the end of 2014, Belgian publisher Oogachtend presented the first graphic novel by two new and extremely talented cartoonists, Ben Gijsemans and Inne Haine. Both books are a joy to look at, both are...

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As a Belgian, I always enjoy how my little country is recognized as the cradle of European comics, or at least of what comics used to look like and how they functioned in the second...

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