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Dutch History part 6

This weekend Holland commemorates the 201st anniversary of the landing of William, the first King of our monarchy. Each year, this landing is re-enacted on the beach of Scheveningen – William arrives by boat from England,…

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Dutch History part 5

And we continue the history of Holland – specifically, the life of William I, the first King, who found himself pretty down and out under Napoleon’s rule, until…   This comic is part of a…

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Dutch History part 4

Here’s the continuation of a bit of Dutch history in comics – the story of Holland’s first King, William I. This was probably his lowest point: exiled from The Netherlands, having to negotiate with Napoleon and England…

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Dutch History part 3

School’s out, but I’m continuing my history lessons to you folks: here’s the next scene in the thrilling life of William I, Holland’s first king. In a previous post, we saw him fleeing to England;…

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Dutch History part 2

In my earlier blog about the life of Dutch King William I I showed my comic about his youth – now we skip to his adolescence. He had pretty rough teenage years, with war looming all around…

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Dutch History part 1

This year and the next, The Netherlands celebrate their 200th anniversary as a Kingdom. Museum Meermanno asked me to make ten panels about the life of William I, first King of The Netherlands, responsible for…

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The History of Dutch Comics

On display in Museum Meermanno in The Hague right now: a great exhibition of 200 years of Dutch comics! Ever since I helped putting Dutch Comics History online on, the subject has been a…

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