Ersatz stockings and socks with Bob De Moor

Ersatz stockings and socks with Bob De Moor

During (and especially at the end of) the German occupation of Belgium, people were confronted with a lot of products not being available. By then the use of use of ersatz products was common. For those not familiar with the term 'Ersatz', it is a German word literally meaning substitute or replacement and often refers to things of poorer quality.

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1947's King Pi-Po-Pen in 1976

1947’s King Pi-Po-Pen in 1976

2 years ago the ever prolific Brabant Strip team dedicated its 100th album in their Fenix Collection to the 1947 album “Le Mystère du vieux chateau fort”, this time in a Dutch version. This Bob De Moor album was one of the few ones published on a scenario by his brother-in-law John Van Looveren, and it's one of the most beautiful

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A test artwork version for the 80s version of 'Barelli à Nusa-Penida (Volume 1)'

A test artwork version for the 80s version of ‘Barelli à Nusa-Penida (Volume 1)’

In the period 1982-1983 Bob De Moor created an extended version of the Barelli story “Barelli à Nusa-Penida” (volume 1 & 2), which was originally published back in 1951 for the Tintin Journal. The recreated versions were released in album format via Le Lombard with new/reworked pages and other cover artwork. And that's precisely what we will talk about this time.

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Sinterklaas with Bob De Moor in 1960

Sinterklaas with Bob De Moor in 1960

Famous Flemish comic collector Yves Kerremans contacted us a few weeks ago with a drawing by Bob De Moor he had found back in the daily Het Nieuws van den Dag of 2 November 1960. It depicts Sinterklaas on a roof full of antenna. Since it's December 6th tomorrow, the day of Sinterklaas we thought it to be the perfect

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