Lambiek News

Peter Pontiac passed away at the age of 63

Peter Pontiac passed away at the age of 63

On januari 20th, the Dutch underground comic legend Peter Pontiac died at the age of 63. Peter was a dear friend and house-artist of comicshop Lambiek. Read more


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.

Come and visit our shop when you are in Amsterdam!

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  • Franquin - Le Géant du Rire

    Génie modeste de la BD franco-belge, André Franquin sut élever l'art du gag à un niveau jamais atteint, à coups de personnages mythique: Gaston Lagaffe, le Marsupilami,...
  • Little Nemo in Slumberland

    The Complete Little Nemo

    Meet Little Nemo, a diminutive hero of comic narrative, but one of the greatest dream voyagers of the 20th century. The master creation of Winsor McCay (1869–1934), restless sleeper Nemo inspired...
  • My Friend Dahmer

    by  Derf
    You only think you know this story. We all have that one friend we grew up with--the strange kid, the class freak, the one whose antics amused and entertained, maybe even alarmed us--the kid who sticks in our...
  • Calvin And Hobbes

    Exploring Calvin And Hobbes

    Exploring Calvin and Hobbes is the catalogue for an exhibit by the same name at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum at Ohio State University, which opened in March 2014. The exhibit is Bill Watterson's personal...
  • The Sculptor

    David Smith is giving his life for his art - literally. Thanks to a deal with Death, the young sculptor gets his childhood wish: to sculpt anything he can imagine with his bare hands. But now that he only has...
  • Eightball

    The Complete Eightball 1-18

    Before he rose to fame as the author of the bestselling graphic novels Ghost World, David Boring, Ice Haven, and The Death Ray, Daniel Clowes made his name from 1989 to 1997 by producing 18 issues of the...

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:



German Gábler

German Gábler

Roz Gibson

Roz Gibson

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Check out the books

    Check out the books

    Go directly to the books. Search on publish date, artist or series.

  • 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

New Dutch artists from WWII period in Comiclopedia

New Dutch artists from WWII period in Comiclopedia

This past week, a couple of interesting artists have been added to the... Read more

Brasilian impression about Lambiek

Brasilian impression about Lambiek

In May Paulo Enrique from Tujaviu filmed in Lambiek Read more

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... Read more

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