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The Belgian art of cartoons – How Belgian comic strip may have inspired the most notorious hijacker in the US

Dan Cooper is a Belgian-French comic strip series created by Albert Weinberg about a fictional Canadian military pilot and...

The Belgian Comic Strip Center: An archive of a rich comic strip history

Belgium has a rich comic strip history. So it’s not surprising that Brussels was the first city in the...

The Belgian art of cartoons – How Tintin, a young journalist with a distinctive hairstyle, made it to Hollywood

A hero who, 100 years after his debut, is as popular as ever: Tintin, with his faithful dog, Snowy....

The Belgian art of cartoons ​ – From ‘Mannekesblad’ to comic albums

When you think of comic strips, you tend to think of Belgium. After all, the country has long played...

The Belgian art of cartoons – The Smurfs: the blue dwarves who took the world by storm

The Smurfs: if you didn’t grow up with them, there’s a good chance your children did. Although these blue...

Getting to know Belgian politics: the traditional pillars versus left and right (2)

In 2024, Belgium faces some essential milestones. Not only will it hold the presidency of the European Union, but...

Getting to know Belgian politics: the traditional pillars versus left and right (1)

Belgium is a federal state characterised by different political landscapes in its regions. While Flanders is predominantly right-wing, Wallonia...

From domestic poultry to wild birds and polar bears: avian flu shows no mercy

The bird flu virus is back, although it never really went away. While the number of cases is rising...

Preventive measures can avoid increase in shelter dogs and bite incidents

The Covid-19 pandemic led to a surge in dog sales, resulting in an unprecedented number of dogs in Europe....

Transport of puppies across European borders leaves lasting emotional scars

There have never been so many dogs in Europe. Many of them come from mass breeders in Central and...

Annick Hus

Journalist - Researcher - Schrijver