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Learn how to read with Donald Duck

September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

A school in Rotterdam has decided to give their younger pupils a free subscription to the Dutch weekly Donald Duck to help them with their reading and with expanding their vocabulary. The idea for this...

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In memoriam Bert Bus

September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The history of comics is made by a few great cartoonist, but also (and maybe even more so) by countless realtively unknown artists, plodding away in the shadows, making the artform into what it is....

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Parenthood uncensored

September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Liesbeth Ton is a Dutch illustrator working in Los Angeles. Using the monicker Betje she has created a series of web cartoons called, Parenting Is, highlighting the joys and “joys” of having children. On her...

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Rotterdam comics museum closes its doors

August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

A little while ago we reported on the Dutch election of their first Cartoonist Laureate, but the status of comics in the Netherlands is not all roses, sadly. Only last year, a new comics museum...

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It’s not the breasts that offend

August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Suske en Wiske is one of the longest-running comics in the Dutch language. It is mainly aimed at children, and as such feels ever growing competition of animation and games. Even though it is still the...

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All vote for the Dutch Cartoonist Laureate

July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

On September 30th, the Netherlands will, for the first time, anoint their official Cartoonist Laureate, or Stripmaker Des Vaderlands. Like their poet counterpart, the winner of this grand title will promote the art of cartooning (and...

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News from the world of Joost Swarte

July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

For some reason, Dutch clear line guru Joost Swarte was in the news recently on quite a few occasions. We brought them together for you, so you wouldn’t have to. In the Belgian city of...

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Agent 327 is heading for the big screen

June 21, 2017 | 1 Comments

Even though Martin Lodewijk’s comic series Agent 327 has the status of a classic in his native Holland, the series is largely unknown in other parts of the world. Translations of the books were published...

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Growing pains with Marloes De Vries

March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

When your mother was your age, she had a house and a family to run. You on the other hand are too busy catching them all on Pokémon Go. If that sounds familiar, then the...

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Webcomics, infinite canvas, guided reading, animated panels, it’s all fine and dandy, but at the end of the day, don’t we all want a paper book in our hands? A luxurious, large-sized, full colour tome...

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