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The Parliament of Comics

Flemish cartoonist Tom Bouden, best known for his series of gay comics, recently published a quite lovely album called “Paniek in Stripland” (Panic in Comic Land).  It’s a book that pays hommage to everything that made classic Flemish comics great, … Continue reading

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More Jef Nys (III – end)

Jef Nys made this illustration in 1996 for a campaign about media awareness that the Flemish catholic weekly Kerk en Leven was organizing. Remark how this was before the internet (or PC’s for that matter) invaded the living room. This … Continue reading

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More Jef Nys (II)

During his formative years, Jef Nys did a lot of work for the Flemish satirical right-wing weekly ‘t Pallieterke. He provided illustrations for film reviews, like the one above (more after the break) and political cartoons, like the one above … Continue reading

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More Jef Nys (I)

Yesterday I wrote about Jef Nys being turned down by the Disney Studios and eventually creating one of the most succesful comic series in Belgium. Before that, however, Nys experimented with styles and influences. The illustrations on this page are … Continue reading

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The Good With The Bad

In 1947, a young Flemish cartoonist, who had been drawing storyboards since he was 7 (above) wanted to make his dream come true. A life time admirer of Walt Disney, Jef Nys, then 20 years old, sent a selection of … Continue reading

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