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Pol de Valck, better known as Brasser, was a Flemish political cartoonist. De Valck derived his pseudonym from the general nickname for people from his native town Humbeek: "brassers", which means feasters. In daytime, he worked as an editor and journalist. His work as a cartoonist was awarded many times between 1969 and 2000. He began his career as a photo and film retoucher in a printing firm in Anderlecht. Later on, he worked as a graphical editor and journalist for the KWB and the KAJ. His work was published in De Volksmacht, Raak, Opzie, Brusselse Post, Fladder and TV-Express. He contributed to 't Pallieterke for over 40 years, starting in 1962. From February 1975 to June 2000, he drew a daily 'PRIK' in Het Nieuwsblad and De Gentenaar.

In 2018 his character "het brasserke", a mascot for many local organisations in the village of Schepdaal, received a small statue in Schepdaal, not far from where the cartoonist used to live.

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