On april 30, the Belgian Post plans to issue two stamps celebrating the centennial of the Boy Scout Movement. The stamps will feature art by Belgian cartoonist Joseph Gillain, or JijÃ©. Besides creating great comic books like Spirou Et Fantasio or Jerry Spring, JijÃ© also produced a series of biographical books about inspirational people, such as Don Bosco, Christopher Columbus. And Baden-Powell.
Later this year, more stamps are planned that are interesting to the comics ephemerist :
- May 11 : a special sheet featuring all Tintin albums by HergÃ©
- June 18 : a special sheet celebrating Belgian presence on the South Pole featuring art by FranÃ§ois Schuiten
- July 9 : a set of holiday stamps by Jan van der Veken
- October 15 : a set of stamps about writing by Ever Meulen