Author Archives: Wim Lockefeer

He’s a hulk, and a menace!

Thanks to the services of some good souls that shall remain anonymous, I came across a number of issues of the early 1980s Marvel UK run of The Incredible Hulk weekly, which mainly consisted of black and white reprints of … Continue reading

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Beware of the inheritors!

In a recent installment of No Such Thing As A Fish, one of my favourite podcasts, my attention was drawn to this case, which involved an elaborate scheme to claim the inheritance of fabled swashbuckler (and onetime Plymouth mayor) Francis … Continue reading

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When talking to God, use bubbles

On the occasion of the 900th anniversary of the foundation of the Premonstratensian order, the (now defunct) Parc Abbey in Leuven opened its freshly restored rooms to the general public. It proved to be a strange look into what was … Continue reading

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Pictures say it all

I used to think Green Arrow was one of the sillier characters of the DC Major Arcana, with his King Of Hearts beard and his arsenal of quirky arrows. But it turns out (and thank you, arrowheads anonymous who brought … Continue reading

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Seth covers early sci-fi

A couple of years ago Seth created the logotype and the pretty moodful covers of All the Wrong Questions, Lemony Snickett’s other series of books, which ended after only four volumes. It looks like Seth fans may need to make … Continue reading

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Who read comics (yeah, yeah, yeah)

Somehow I think it is quite apt that McCartney found some enjoyment from reading Jimmy Olsen… (thanks, Tom!)

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Hello / Goodbye bubble

With vaccination rates steadily growing (at least in my country), everybody seems to be preparing for the grand reopening of social life. Will we escape from our bubbles, or has our frame of reference shrunk so much that we can … Continue reading

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Wilhelm Busch on stamps

I recently came across two sets of stamps dedicated to German comics pioneer Wilhelm Busch. I already knew, of course, of the numerous issues that the German post office made about this author. They started with what must be the … Continue reading

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Anima with Pieter de Poortere

When Pieter de Poortere creates the poster for a major event like next year’s Anima, the Brussels international festival for animated film, you know you’re in for a treat. De Poortere opted to visualise the iconic Flagey building, which hosts … Continue reading

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Ever covers Kevin

Just when everybody’s talking about his splendid new book for Louis Vuitton, in which he guides you through the big buildings and petit histoire of Brussels, Ever Meulen just goes ahead and creates his first Humo cover in years. Just … Continue reading

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