The Extra’s

Comic strip murals & Bruegel guided tours

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Info point, Comic book festival

Come and visit Brussels with a professional guide from Arkadia et Itinéraires and admire the friendly characters such as Asterix, Tintin and Snowy, Nero or Ric Hochet, who are immortalised in giant format on close to 50 building walls. The guided tour will include a focus on the famous Brueghel’s frescos.

Times: 
Friday 13 September:
-    French: 16:30
-    Dutch: 17:00
Saturday 14 September:
-    French: 11:00, 14:00, 17:00
-    Dutch: 12:00, 15:00, 18:00
-    English: 13:00, 16:00
Sunday 15 September:
-    French: 11:00, 13:30, 17:00
-    Dutch: 12:00, 15:30, 18:00
-    English: 13:00, 16:00


Departure point: at the entrance of Hall A, the location of the Comic Strip Festival on rue Royale, Brussels. 
Return point: near the Comic Strip Festival.

 

To book online, click here.

 

For an on-site booking, go to the central information point of the Brussels Comic Strip Festival to register.

"The Last Pharaoh" exhibition

Sunday

Maison Autrique, Chaussée de Haecht 266, 1030 Brussels

Autrique House is organising a free visit to show you the Blake and Mortimer exhibition in the first house built by Victor Horta. A magnificent exhibition of original plates and images of "The Last Pharaoh", designed by François Schuiten

To book online, click here

Location: Maison Autrique, Chaussée de Haecht 266, 1030 Brussels (tram 92) 
Visit schedule: Sunday, September 15, at 10:00 am

"Billy & Buddy, Sixty Years of Everyday Happiness" Exhibition

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

(Re)discover Billy & Buddy, the great story of friendship and humour created by Brussels cartoonist Jean Roba in an exhibition at the Belgian Comic Strip Center. 

Venue: Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels
Date: 25 June to 31 December 2019.

Intervenants : Jean Roba

"Wasterlain, The Universes of a Storyteller" exhibition

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

Discover, with Marc Wasterlain, a whole page of Belgian comic strip history in this exhibition at the Belgian Comic Strip Center that does justice to his immense talent.

Venue: Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels
Date: 26 March to 15 September 2019.

"Signed Griffo - Illustrating for the Scriptwriters" exhibition

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

Let yourself be surprised by the different faces of realism in this exhibition at the Belgian Comic Strip Center dedicated to Griffo's work.

Venue: Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels
Dates: 11 June to 24 November 2019

"Le Roman des Goscinny" by Catel

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

In the Gallery area, an exceptional work, Le Roman des Goscinny by Catel, completes the visit with an intimate look at the family life of Asterix's creator.

Venue: Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

Animations Boule & Bill au CBBD

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels

Billy & Buddy are celebrating their 60th birthday ! To mark this birthday, the Belgian Comic Strip Center is offering children a guided tour of the Billy & Buddy exhibition, followed by a workshop with the authors where everyone can learn how to draw Buddy ! And what kind of birthday party wouldn't have a birthday cake ?

Free activity (in French only) for children aged 8 to 18 with a valid museum ticket. Booking required (visit@cbbd.be). Places are limited! More info.

Venue: Belgian Comic Strip Center - Rue des Sables 20 - 1000 Brussels
Date & Opening hours: Saturday 14 September, from 14:00 to 16:30

"Hugo Pratt, Les Chemins du Rêve" exhibition

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Folon Foundation - Drève de la Ramée 6A - 1310 La Hulpe

The Hugo Pratt, Les Chemins du Rêve exhibition deals with the subject of dreams. Through a sensitive selection of original watercolours and plates, the exhibition highlights the key line along which Corto Maltese's father's entire work is based. All this in the exceptional setting of the Folon Foundation.

Venue: Folon Foundation - Drève de la Ramée 6A - 1310 La Hulpe
More information: www.fondationfolon.be

Exposition de planches originales de Alex W. Inker

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Comic Art Factory - Chaussée de Wavre 237, 1050 Brussels

The Comic Art Factory exhibits the original works of Alex W. Inker, from Serving the People. It displays an elegant provocation and gourmet eroticism that was at the heart of the Chinese revolution.

Venue: Comic Art Factory - Chaussée de Wavre 237, 1050 Brussels
Dates & timetable: From 13 to 15 September, from 13:00 to 19:00

Exhibition "Les couleurs d'Hergé"

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Jeu de Bulles, 79 Place du Jeu de Balle, 1000 Brussels

Tintin first appeared in black and white exactly 90 years ago in the newspaper Le Petit Vingtième. The pop-up exhibition of the Jeu de Bulles gallery returns to this period. Visitors can discover, as a world premiere, some of the very first colour plates made by Hergé for The Black Island. Then, another series of colour works will demonstrate how Hergé and his collaborators at the Studios evolved towards the magnificent colours of the world of Tintin from 1945 to 1985.

Free entry 
Venue: Jeu de Bulles, 79 Place du Jeu de Balle, 1000 Brussels 
Date: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 10:30 to 14:00.

Children of the Resistance scavenger hunt

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Info Point, Comic Book Festival

Sign up for a scavenger hunt at the Children of the Resistance exhibition.

An activity leader will guide you on your secret resistance fighter mission: to help an Allied pilot escape to England!This scavenger hunt has puzzles that immerses you in the major themes of the Second World War and the Resistance in France and Belgium. 

Target audience: 8 to 12 years old

Schedules :

Saturday :

  • 10:15 am: Dutch
  • 11:45 am: French

Sunday:

  • 10:15 am: Dutch
  • 11:45 am: French

To book onlinehere.

For an on-site booking, go to the central information point of the Brussels Comic Strip Festival to register.

Exhibition "Marc-Antoine Mathieu: de knik in de filosofie"

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Hôtel de la Monnaie, Agora 0, Hôtel de la Monnaie 6, 1000 Brussels

"Humour follows a logic that cannot follow logic", this is a typical motto of Marc-Antoine Mathieu. You can discover De Oorsprong (The Origin), the first Dutch-language translation of the work of this artist who has been winning over curious French and German readers for three decades now. With Muntpunt, it is an opportunity to discover if his logic has the same effect from a Dutch-speaking perspective.

Venue: Hôtel de la Monnaie, Agora 0, Hôtel de la Monnaie 6, 1000 Brussels
Date: Monday 26 August 2019, 10:00 to Friday 20 September 2019, 18:00 (closed on Sundays)

"Inner eye" exhibition

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Korean Cultural Center - Rue de la régence, 4, 1000 Brussels

This year, the Korean Cultural Center is showing Belgian and Korean comic strips under the theme of Regard.

In this exhibition, you can discover comic strips by Belgian and Korean authors such as LEE Doo-Ho, KIM Hanjo, CHOI Jae-Hoon, LEE Yoonhee, Simon SPRUYT, Ben GIJSMANS and Shamisa DEBROEY. See how these authors portray their contemporaries and the society in which they live.

Venue: Korean Cultural Center - Rue de la régence, 4, 1000 Brussels

Dates: from 12 September to 1 November 2019

Have your objects appraised in relation to the comic strip

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Million Belgium - Place du Grand Sablon, 1050 Brussels

During the whole weekend of the Comic Book Festival, the Millon Belgium team will assess your comics, original drawings, figurines, etc. for free at the Sablon design market which will take place on the Place du Grand Sablon.

Location: Million Belgium - Place du Grand Sablon, 1050 Brussels