The Comic Book Center in Brussels

A lot of international comic strips are from Belgian writers and cartoonists. The Belgian Comic Book Centre or Cartoon Museum in Brussels has a collection of that important artistic heritage

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In the beginning of the 20th century architect and designer Victor Horta designs a building for warehouse Waucquez, a textile wholesaler. The architect uses a lot of steel and glass with two gigantic cupolas, designed in full art nouveau style. Today this historical building is the house for famous comics by HergĂ© (Tin Tin), Peyo (the Smurfs), Morris (Lucky Luke) and many others.

Picture by Daniel Fouss
More than 7000 original drawings are exposed for everybody to see, enjoyed and studied, Together with original and sometimes very valuable first edition cartoons and artworks

You can find the Belgian Comic Book Centre at this address: Zandstraat 20, Brussels

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