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Boerke for Life

Every year around Christmas Studio Brussel, Belgium’s biggest rock station, organises Music For Life, an awareness campaign to raise money for an urgent issue that the Red Cross is working on.  This year the money that is collected via the … Continue reading

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Boerke !

I posted about Pieter De Poortere earlier, here and on the FPI blog. Here are some examples of the strips he creates about his anti-hero Boerke (published in English as Dickie). These books are amongst the best humor-with-a-twist anthologies to … Continue reading

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Vandenbroucke for Variety

While promoting his new book, Shady (his first one in eight years), Flemish painter and cartoonist Brecht Vandenbroucke also noted that in the past year he did a job for Variety Magazine, illustrating an article on the effect of the … Continue reading

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Dickie moves!

Boerke (or Dickie, as he is known around the world, see also earlier), Flemish cartoonist Pieter De Poortere’s hapless hero celebrates his twentieth birthday!  To celebrate that glorious occasion, a new collection of strips was recently published full to the … Continue reading

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He’s a plumber, after all

Pieter De Poortere never ceases to amaze when he drops a new Boerke/Dickie comic every week for Flemish media magazine Focus. Boerke’s latest feat casts him as a reincarnation of Mario, but in his case, he stays close to the … Continue reading

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Flemish Comics In the World

When Flanders was one of the featured regions at the most recent festival in Angoulème, Pieter De Poortere created this illustration for the Flemish media weekly, Focus Knack. If you recognize 7 out of these 14 comics characters (as impersonated … Continue reading

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Sous les paves, les illo’s!

For an article on the 40th anniversary of Mai ’68 in Focus Knack in April of this year, Pieter De Poortere came up with thes magnificent illustrations.  They could easily pass for contemporary stencils, and completely capture the spirit of … Continue reading

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Snailman !

When Pieter De Poortere’s Boerke finds himself in dire straits, a less than adequate super hero comes to the rescue ! (from Focus Knack, Boerke © Pieter De Poortere)

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The Comic Factory

Here’s another of Pieter De Poortere‘s great bird’s eye view illustrations that I blogged about earlier. This one was published on the cover of Focus Knack, to announce a lenghty article about the current state of Flemish cartoon and comics, … Continue reading

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Pieter De Poortere’s Cannes Challenge

On the cover of Focus Knack this week, a new and delightful illustration by the one and only Pieter De Poortere, known amongst Eurocomics cognoscenti for his peculiar humour, at once zany and profound, which he lavishly spread across books … Continue reading

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