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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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Baeken’s Sugar to be translated in 2018

February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sometimes a wish does come true. Back in 2014, Flemish cartoonist Serge Baeken was approached by French publisher Dargaud to do a translation of his graphic novel, Sugar, the true story of his little black...

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Watch out for: Lukas Verstraete

January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new year, new cartooning talent! I first came across the work of Flemish illustrator and cartoonist Lukas Verstraete when I saw the illustration above in a Belgian newspaper and it immediately reminded me of...

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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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When Anton softly passes away, after a long life, he enters a next life that is far weirder than he had ever expected. There’s admin and bars and balloons and a devilish creature called St.-Collector....

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Earlier in the year a strong contingent of Flemish and Dutch cartoonists celebrated the comics festival of the German city of Erlangen by publishing a special daily comic for each day of the festival. Parade...

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Earlier this week, comic-loving Flanders said farewell to Marc Sleen, who died at the age of 92 after a long life of creating numerous popular cartoon characters, such as Bolleke, Oktaaf Keunink, De Lustige Kapoentjes...

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It was a strange morning for Flemish creator Tom Bouden earlier this week, when internet contacts alerted him of the fact that he was the subject of a heated controversy in Columbia, on the other...

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On his website, Flemish artist Wouter Mannaert has made the announcement of his next project, a biography of American photographer, Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee (one of my photography heroes – Editor). Largely recognised as one of...

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After their quite remarkable démarche, La Bédé Est Dans La Rue, when they provided the town with a seemingly endless supply of new, topical, silkscreened posters during the 2014 Angouême Festival, the collected Dutch and Flemish...

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