Farewell to the Serial

About Comic Strips and Graphic Novels Comic strips first appeared in Dutch-language newspapers and magazines in the run-up to the Second World War, although these were still chiefly (with a few notable exceptions) American imports. Editorial boards found that translations of Mickey Mouse or Flash Gordon were considerably cheaper than new, commissioned works. Only when…

An Extract from ‘Bonita Avenue’

Once Tineke had dropped him off at Enschede station, as soon as the strain of the college’s anniversary week slid off him, he started fretting about what he had seen. All the way to Schiphol Airport he’d asked himself questions, absurd questions (were they the same size? were they the same age? the same build?),…