Author Archives: Wim Lockefeer

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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Who read comics again?

Even while making the uber cool polar Le Clan des Siciliens, Alain Delon kept it real when it came to his reading material. Mille sabords!

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Scouts are smurf!

The official UK Scouts store currently has a number of items for sale featuring Belgian creator Peyo’s little blue dwarves doing all kinds of scouty things. I picked the badges, because, well, scouts love badges, but they also have key … Continue reading

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Say it with pictures!

The Australia Council For The Arts commissioned a report on how graphic storytelling (comics, story maps, persona journeys) work, and how cartoonists, illustrators and comickers can make a difference in getting a message across. Not only did the team (led … Continue reading

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LeVine is back!

Like I said before, the shelves in my office are filled with books by people that seem to have disappeared from the face of the earth. Once the words from gods on my Olympos, their often faded spines now seem … Continue reading

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Respect your elders!

I was notified of these panels from the quite excellent Les Routes de La Défaite (Le Merlu 1, Paquet 2019), a harrowing story from the early months of the Second World War in France, when fugitives roamed the land and … Continue reading

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