Killroy Was Here, by Walter Laureysens
Killroy was here

Walter Laureysens studied arts in Antwerp. He began working for Studio Vandersteen in 1971, inking 'Bessy' stories. He eventually became a penciller for the series, and has illustrated 197 stories. In the 1980s, he made illustrations for publishers of educational books, and also began a collaboration with the science fiction magazine Essef.

Bessy by Walter Laureysens

When both Essef and the German 'Bessy' stories were cancelled, he went to work for a printing firm in Wommelgem. Since 2004, he self-publishes his comic series 'Killroy Was Here', that previously appeared in Essef. In 2011 he paid graphic homage to Pom in the collective tribute album 'Op Het Spoor van Pom' (2011).

comic for Explo by Walter Laureysens
Comic for school magazine Explo, early 1980s

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