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Strip and music performance : Kafka Band plays on 7 February in EYE Amsterdam

Strip and music performance : Kafka Band plays on 7 February in EYE Amsterdam

Kafka goes pop . The Kafka Band initiated by the Czech artist Jaroslav Rudis and Jaromir Svejdik - retells the haunting novel The Castle by Franz Kafka in the... Read more

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Lambiek is Europe's first comic shop and probably the oldest existing comic shop worldwide. It has been a hallmark in the world of comics since the opening in 1968.

Our site presents the Comiclopedia, an online encyclopedia of thousands of comic artists from all over the world. You can also browse through our webshop for old and new comics, prints and original artwork. We ship worldwide.

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Kees Kousemaker’s Comiclopedia

The Comiclopedia is an illustrated compendium of over 12,000 comic artists from around the world.

Some (random) artists from the Comiclopedia:

Bodine Amerikah

Bodine Amerikah

Glen Baxter

Glen Baxter

Camille Burger

Camille Burger

  • Original work

    Original work

    Our original art section is growing

  • Antiquarian books

    Antiquarian books

    Loads of books from the beginning of last century till the 80's.
    Search on date, publisher or artist

  • Kees Kousemaker's Comiclopedia

    Kees Kousemaker's Comiclopedia

    Our illustrated compendium of over 11,000 comic artists from around the world. Search for your favorite artists, books, strips and characters

  • The Godfather of Underground

    The Godfather of Underground

    For nearly four decades, Robert Crumb has shocked, entertained, titillated, and challenged the imaginations (and the inhibitions) of comics fans the world over. Alternative comics as we know them today might never have come about without his influence.

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    Check out the books

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Lambiek's Businesscard sold on ebay for fifty bucks!

Lambiek's Businesscard sold on ebay for fifty bucks!

For the third time - for as far as we know - our Lambiek business card is sold on... Read more

Gallery Lambiek is back!

Gallery Lambiek is back!

On November 8, 2013, the day Lambiek celebrated its 45th anniversary, the gallery... Read more

Lambiek's 45th anniversary and reopening of the gallery

Lambiek's 45th anniversary and reopening of the gallery

On Friday 8 November comics shop Lambiek will celebrates its 45th birthday, as... Read more

Lambiek hosts 24 Hour Comic Day 2013.

Lambiek hosts 24 Hour Comic Day 2013.

In the build-up to our 45th anniversary, Lambiek will organize another 24H Comics... Read more