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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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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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Best of 2013 – Pieter De Poortere

December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Each December we have a tradition on the FP blog where as well as the blog crew picking out their favourites we run a daily series all month long from friends in the comics and...

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Best of the Year 2012 – Pieter De Poortere

December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

We managed to pry the excellent Flemish cartoonist Pieter De Poortere away from his many projects just long enough to get him to answer just a few questions. But he provided some answers, and so...

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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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