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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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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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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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A Few Of My Favourite Things

September 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

I know, I tend to hammer on the same nails all the time, but I can’t help it.  There are things that I can’t get enough of, and the art by Pieter De Poortere is...

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Yes, this little post is once more about Pieter De Poortere and his anti-hero Boerke.  I know I tend to hammer on the same nail sometimes, but this time I have good reasons for it. ...

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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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