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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

A new Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB. It is about a ducth situation: the bankruptcy of V&D, a very old department store company, with many stores that are ‘iconic’ in many shopping streets in the Netherlands. My translation: 1) Different economic figures…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

A new Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB. My translation: 1) Introducing market mechanisms in psychiatry is a rare example of positive thinking. 2) Patients are no longer seen as helpless and needy, but as durable sources of income. 3) For doctors, the…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

Another comic for the economist magazine ESB. My translation: 1) Man: Chinese economic growth figures will remain low the next years. 2) Man: I worry about my Chinese shares. They have become quite a bit less valuable. 3) VZ: I don’t invest in Chinese companies…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

My Van Zanten comic appears in the economic magazine ESB, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year. For the anniversary issue, I found this 1916 comic. My translation: In the yellow banner: In our archive, we found this comic, dating from the end of 1916….

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

My Van Zanten comics appear in the economic magazine ESB, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year. Congratulations! My translation: 1) VZ: ESB is 100 years old this year! 2) VZ: The proof it has a right to exist without hypes or everyday humdrum. 3)…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

A Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB, about the ‘global value chain’. My transaltion: 1) Nowadays it is hard to earn a living as a cartoon character. 2) That’s why I decided to have myself drawn in Bangladesh from now on. 3) There…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

A Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB, about the stock market launch of ABN AMRO shares. Roughly, the story is that after ABN AMRO bank was bought by three international banks, one of them (Fortis) faced a bankruptcy during the bank crisis of…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

Another Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB – this time about money creation, a subject I didn’t know anything about. My translation: 1) VZ: This is ridiculous! Why didn’t I know this? 2) VZ: Did you know that not only nations, but banks…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

A Van Zanten comic for the economic magazine ESB. My translation: 1) My health insurer tells me I can save money by excluding care for pregnancy and childbirth from my policy. 2) Easy money, you would say… 3) … but with insurance companies, you have…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB. It illustrates an article about the difference of food choices of higher and lower educated people. As often, the joke is partly based on dutch wordplay, but I hope you will understand… My translation: 1) Producers and…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

A Van Zanten comic for the economic magazine ESB. Last week, the parliamentary year in the Netherlands was opened by the king on Prinsjesdag. The king reads his address from the throne, the government presents its budget in parliament, the Second Chamber (comparable to the…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB. The joke uses a repetition of the word ‘achterstand’ in several combinations… for which I couldn’t find a satisfying english translation… so this time I would recommend you learn dutch first and come back to this comic…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

A Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB. My translation: 1) Man with green shirt: You should think that important economic decisions are taken rationally, don’t you? VZ: I think so, yes. 2) Man: How can it be then, that we hear for nine…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

A Van zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB. My translation: 1) Man: This holiday, I have been thinking about the kind of life I want to live. 2) Man: I think my future is in the financial business. VZ: Why? 3) Man: For three…

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Unfinished – Niet af… (3)

Unfinished – Niet af… (3)

And again some pages from ‘Victor & Lucy’ – my big unfinished comic. En nog eens pagina’s uit ‘Victor & Lucy’ – mijn grote onafgemaakte strip.

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Unfinished – Niet af… (2)

Unfinished – Niet af… (2)

Other pages from my unfinished comic ‘Victor & Lucy’. Nog enkele pagina’s uit mijn onafgemaakte strip ‘Victor & Lucy’.

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Unfinished – Niet af…

Unfinished – Niet af…

Some pages taken from a comic with the worktitle ‘Victor & Lucy’. I drew almost 50 pages, but I stopped working on it a year ago. Probably, I will not finish it… Enkele pagina’s uit een strip met de werktitel ‘Victor & Lucy’. Ik heb…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB. Lead times between my deadline and publication date make it very difficult to go into actual questions like the developments in Greece… unfortunately. My translation: 1) VZ: The salaries of bankers are going way too far! 2)…

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Workshop

Workshop

Last Friday I taught comic drawing at a school summer party. I drew characters on request by the children, and they drew after my instructions. I drew, among others, a Secret Agent Octopus, a carnivorous plant, a flying unicorn (talking about a challenge…) and lots…

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Van Zanten

Van Zanten

Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB. My translation: 1) Man: I hope to get dutch nationality soon. 2) Man: I walked in the wilderness for months. I sat in a full, dirty ship. I learned you language. I eat hutspot, haring and hagelslag…

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