Lars (AD, 21-6-2008)
Lectrr, a Belgian cartoonist, was born in Rumbeke but has set up his headquarters in Ghent. His absurd, hilarious cartoons can be found in magazines all over Europe, and are translated into french, german, turkish and english. He has published his 'Hara Kiwi' cartoons in Maxim, Veronica Magazine, Mo*, Algemeen Dagblad, Stripgids and many others. Lectrr also publishes in various comic-related magazines like Myx, Ink or Zone 5300. His comic strip 'Lars' is published in Algemeen Dagblad, and was collected in the book 'Lars Attacks!'. He is the regular cartoonist for De Standaard since early 2011. In that same year he was appointed municipal artist-in-residence of the city of Turnhout for a period of two years. His cartoons have been translated in French, English, Swedish, Norwegian, German, Turkish and Afrikaans.
Since 2016, he is part of "The Wolfpack", a creative team of Standaard Uitgeverij assigned to come up with new ideas for spin-offs with Willy Vandersteen's classic creations, following the success of 'Amoras' and 'J.Rom Force of Gold'. The other members are storyrunner Johan De Smedt, film director Vincent Bal, comics colorist and animator Tom Metdepenningen and the Dutch/Flemish comic authors Bruno de Roover, Stedho, Romano Molenaar, Gerben Valkema and Aimée de Jongh.