BLOG CATEGORIES

Clockwise from top left: Gaston Lagaffe, Spirou, Benoit Brisefer, Boule et Bill
1 comments / 0 votes

Growing up in Belgium, I had a comic book clutched in my hands every chance I got–in the car on long car rides, by flashlight under the covers late at night, or relaxing on the beach. I never realized that 1) most of them were written and illustrated by Belgians, 2) they were such a more »

1 comments / 0 votes
MOOF museum
0 comments / 0 votes

You’ve probably seen little plastic Smurf and other comic strip figurines. You may even own a few of your own. In the past twenty years, some of these figurines have taken their place in the art market and some are worth a pretty penny. Moof (Museum of Original Figurines) is a private museum containing mostly more »

0 comments / 0 votes
cbbd tintin
3 comments / 0 votes

 In Belgium, dog-eared copies of young journalist Tintin and his faithful dog Snowy’s world adventures litter the bedrooms of kids of all ages.  Since I was born in Belgium and lived there until age nine, I consider Tintin to be a major part of my cultural heritage and introduced my own boys to him at more »

3 comments / 0 votes

Archives

> <
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec