Sunday, December 16, 2012

News and links, week 50


  1. Suske & Wiske are the true racists of Belgian comic books. Behold the below drawings:

    I am unsure if it is true or not, but there are rumours that Willy Vandersteen (who created Suske & Wiske) had racist ideologies. However, I am unaware if this is true, the rumours are easy to trace but then it would be quite incorrect to take them for granted.

  2. Thanks, Gerrit! It's good to be reminded that such views were expressed more widely. People are too liable to have a narrow focus when putting the spotlight on filth in the past.