De Verzoening (Plots Magazine #3, 2007)
Steven de Rie was born in Amsterdam, but raised in Flanders. His first comic, 'De Stille Getuige', was published in amateur magazines like Weirdo's and Wartaal, and eventually by Het Stripschap. His comic/cartoon series (a.o. 'De Gazetmadam', 'Zeefdrukkers', 'Blind Date') are published in magazines like Impuls and Incognito and in self-published comic books through Seven's Stories. He created his long running series 'Doodlopende Straten' between 1989 and 2001, and it was published in magazines like Wartaal, Schapnieuws and Impuls. Since 1997 he is the assistant of Willy Linthout on the 'Urbanus' series. In addition to being an artist, De Rie also gives workshops on comics and cartooning.