Kim Duchateau (b. 1968) is a well-known Flemish comic book creator and a cartoonist for magazines and newspapers. His most popular character is the sexy eponymous heroine of Esther Verkest (published by Oogachtend), who lives in an absurd world of freaks, disturbed fairytale characters and moody gnomes. In 2007, Duchateau received the Bronzen Adhemar, the Flemish Culture Prize for Comics.
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