In 1969 a new "Steven Sterk" (Eng.: "Steve Strong"; original: "Benoît Brisefer") album "Oom Ponnes" (Eng.: "Uncle Ponnes"; original: "Tonton Placide") is published by Dupuis (reissued by Lombard, 1997). It is the fourth album in the series created by Peyo alias Pierre Culliford.
The story was pre-published in the magazine "Spirou"/"Robbedoes" (1968). Cartoonist and writer Peyo was assisted by François Walthéry for scenery drawings and for the story by Gos (Roland Goossens).The main characters are Steven Sterk (Benoît Brisefer), uncle Ponnes (tonton Placide), Colonel Braller, Karl Franz Sjnik, and bad guys and dolls No 1, Max, Raphaël, Antoon, Fredo, Bertus, Miss Linders and Lolita.
|Steven Sterk No 4: "Oom Ponnes" (original title: "Tonton Placide")|
Steven Sterk (Benoît Brisefer) spends his summer holidays with his uncle Ponnes (Placide), a member of the Secret Service, responsible for the safety of politicians. Colonel Braller, his superior, disrupts his holiday to escort Mr. Sjnik, Finance Minister of a foreign country, together with important documents for printing banknotes. Ponnes protests, arguing that he is on vacation with his nephew. The Colonel allows him to take Steven with him because it's a safe mission...
|Steven Sterk (Benoît Brisefer) with his uncle Ponnes (Placide)|
|Steven Sterk (Benoît Brisefer) with his uncle Ponnes (Placide) and |
Karl Franz Sjnik
- Citroën DS
- Lamborghini 400 GT
- Mercedes-Benz W111
- Ford Mustang (1965)
- Taxi probably Fiat 1100
- BMC prototype by Pininfarina (1967)
- unidentified probably Fiat Spider
- oldtimer probably Ford A
|Lamborghini 400 GT|
|Ford Mustang (1965)|
|Taxi probably Fiat 1100|
|BMC (British Motor Corporation) prototype by Pininfarina (1967)|
|unidentified probably Fiat Spider|
|oldtimer probably Ford A|