Tag Archives: belgium

Tuesday Runaround – Carry On X-Men

CARRY ON X-MEN Chris Weston, you utter beauty. I love Kenneth Williams as Megneto. HACKING AWAY The New Statesman looks at the work of a couple of British comic journalists. Fransman, by contrast, approaches her pieces more like short feature …

Eddy Paape, Golden Age Belgian Comics Creator, Passes

Born in 1920, Eddy Paape was one of the oldest of the remaining classsic Belgian school of comics. Getting an artistic reputation working with Jij√© on Emmanuel, he then drew the Valhardi detective comic in seminal anthology comic Spirou from …

Push To Add Drama

This video was made to promote the TV Network, TNT, when it launched in Belgium, my favourite country in the world.

Ten Months In Jail For Stealing A Comic Book

Today, Alain Wauters, 56, was sentenced to ten months in a Belgian prison for stealing an original copy of Tintin, Le Crabe Aux Pinces D’Or (The Crab with the Golden Claws), from an auction house. We reported the crime last …

Fantagraphics To Publish Olivier Schrauwen’s The Man Who Grew His Beard

Olivier Schrauwen has a reputation in the Belgian scene as a successful animator turned comic book auteur. He’s been printed in part in the US before, and his Windsor McCay-influenced work was highlighted by Dave Eggers last year, but in …