Tag Archives: Jommeke

Talking birds galore

As we speak, a number of brave and gracious souls are digging up old and forgotten newspapers comics from archives and microfilm collections, in order to keep them alive and available for posterity. That’s how I got to know and … Continue reading

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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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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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Dos Miekas, a hondos and a papegaios

Colleague Jourik Migom sent me these photos yesterday. They were taken in the Pink Flamingo’s Bar in Ghent (a “legendary kitsch café), which has his windows completely dressed in a comics theme. But since Jourik is strictly Jommeke, we only … Continue reading

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