The cartoon character, Donald Duck, has become more popular in Europe than in the US. These days the comic strip is even created by artists from this side of the Atlantic - like Norwegian cartoonist Arild Midthun.
Danish illustrator Søren Juhl responded to the Brussels attacks with a moving, viral image of Tintin that reflected his own heart. He says images can move the masses, but he's wary of crossing a line with his art.
Turkish author Elif Safak blames President Erdogan for transforming Turkey into an authoritarian country. She tells DW that western writers must do more to support Turkish civil society.
His work is multifaceted, humorous and edgy. Erotic fantasies and apocalyptic scenes are as much a part of his repertoire as peaceful children’s worlds. At 85, Tomi Ungerer is still asking philosophical questions.
Hungarian satirists Marabu and the Two-Tailed Dog Party offer light relief and insight in Prime Minister Viktor Orban's increasingly "illiberal democracy," reports Dan Nolan from Budapest.
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