Belgium posts

Talking Schlock with Serge Buyse

Posted by on December 4th, 2010 at 1:33 PM

Serge Buyse is a creative monster: from graphic design to rapper to illustrator and comics artist. Having published his first graphic novel Adventures in Cult City, I had a chat with to talk comics and schlock.


I’m curious as

Adventures in Cult City by Serge Buyse

Posted by on November 24th, 2010 at 8:28 AM

Chinese hopping vampires, an alien conqueror, graveyard horror and a zombie dog; do you need to know anything else about Adventures in Cult City?

Adventures in Cult City is a double first: it is the first published GN by

Oliver East Goes Berlin and That

Posted by on November 18th, 2010 at 12:54 PM

I love trains. I love travelling in them, I like their slick look. I even like the older models that only feature two by two seats on opposite sides leading to a really ineffective division of travellers capacity. Belgium is

Sleepyheads, Good Night & Sleep Tight

Posted by on October 27th, 2010 at 2:45 AM

Come climb on my back and slumber
While I carry on apace
I vow not to stoop or stumble
For fear you would smash your face

– Randall C.

This time readers, you are in luck! Usually I carry on

A Bustling Belgian at BICS Birmingham, UK – part 2

Posted by on October 22nd, 2010 at 1:31 AM

One of the higlights of BICS (read the first part of my report right here) was talking to Yuri Kore, a talented manga artist who is Korean and lives in the UK. She won the Manga Jiman competition

A Bustling Belgian at BICS Birmingham, UK – part 1

Posted by on October 19th, 2010 at 2:15 PM

Having just gotten back from BICS, the Birmingham comics convention, you’ll see a few british comics pop up here over the course of the following weeks. Visiting BICS itself was a sobering experience though.

Having informed myself beforehand, BICS

Being Gone With Ephameron

Posted by on October 15th, 2010 at 1:29 AM

Eva Cardon, better known to the outside world as Ephameron, wears many faces, artistically speaking: illustrator, webdesigner, photographer and freelance artist. Already proven herself in the small press market with her screen printed art zines and art books featuring

Gone

Posted by on October 1st, 2010 at 12:33 AM

Gone recounts the story of a troubled young woman, writing a children’s book. Little Fox and Bear meet at a fixed place in the parc, at a bench, and asking questions and telling stories to eachother. Slowly but surely though

Manu Larcenet: Back on the Scene With a Blast!

Posted by on September 23rd, 2010 at 5:18 AM

Manu Larcenet is one of the greats of the current French vogue of comic artists. I wrote an extensive profile on him at Brokenfrontier.com and in a supreme act of ego, I hereby shall paraphrase myself ‘Manu Larcenet excels in

A Rose Is Not a Rose Unless It’s Socialist Red

Posted by on September 16th, 2010 at 3:00 AM

And by ‘red’ I do mean … socialist, that most evil of the worker’s mental revolt! The proletariat victorious. And what better way to relay some propaganda to the masses than inserting it into that most vile of reading habits

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