Tag Archives: Knack

Keep Flanders Warm

Energy prices are on the rise in Flanders (as they are everywhere else, I gather). How to keep ourselves warm ? Kim has a few ideas in Knack. (art © Kim Duchateau)

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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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Nostalgia…

What is that smell ? Olivier Schrauwen illustrates an article in Knack Magazine on nostalgia… (art © Olivier Schrauwen)

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Kim in Knack

Kim Duchateau, blogged about before, is becoming one of the regular cartoonists for the Flemish weekly news magazine Knack. These illustrations were made for two special editions of Knack, the literary yearbook (above) and the End Of Year special. If … Continue reading

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Tintin inspires some more

Here’s a final set of examples on how Tintin and related elements are used as a cultural icon in journalism and topical cartooning. Above, the front page of the april 3, 1987 edition of the Flemish daily De Morgen. It … 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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Beestenzooi

“Is hungry…” Beestenzooi by flemish cartoonist Joffe is one of the strips published by Belgian weekly Focus Knack in their year-long quest for new cartooning talent. I quite like these strips : the idea and execution are simple and unassuming, … Continue reading

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It’s raining music everywhere

Prince gave away his latest CD for free with UK newspaper Mail On Sunday, while Thom Yorke’s Radiohead are selling their latest via their website only for as much as you care to pay for it. To say that the … 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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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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