Sunday, 18 August 2019

1960, Belgian Comics: “Piet Pienter en Bert Bibber”, “De anti-zwaartekracht-generator”

In 1960 the 13th "Piet Pienter en Bert Bibber" album "De anti-zwaartekracht-generator" (translation: "The anti-gravity generator") was published. The series "Piet Pienter en Bert Bibber" was created by Pom alias Jozef Van Hove in 1950.

No 13 "De dubbel-koolzure-soda-bom"
  • black and white
  • publisher: De Vlijt
  • never published in English
  • story and drawings by Pom (Jozef Van Hove)
  • pre-publication in "Gazet van Antwerpen"
No 13 "De anti-zwaartekracht-generator"
(translation: "The anti-gravity generator")
The story was pre-published in the newspaper "Gazet van Antwerpen" from 13 August 1959 to 31 December 1959. The main characters are Piet Pienter, Bert Bibber, Professor Kumulus, Stanske, Theo Flitser, Archibald Zwendel, Piston, Oskar, Godelieve, Angèle Antigel, Willem and friend, Boris Krapulski, Kameraad Generaal, Kameraad Commissaris, Engineer Knoeier,
Angèle Antigel and Boris Krapulski
Angèle Antigel, Piet Pienter and Bert Bibber
Bert Bibber and Professor Kumulus
Bert Bibber, Piet Pienter and Professor Kumulus
Theo Flitser and Professor Kumulus
Synopsis
Professor Kumulus has a new invention, a machine that removes gravity. He calls Bert Bibber to come by to test the invention...
Kameraad Generaal and Kameraad Commissaris
Oskar and Godelieve
Piston and Archibald Zwendel
Piston, Engineer Knoeier and Archibald Zwendel
Stanske
Archibald Zwendel, Willem and friend
Cars
Ford Thunderbird Convertible (First generation)
Ford Taunus 12M (G13 1958-1959) (“Weltkugeltaunus” translation: “Globe Taunus”), Piet's car
Unidentified truck
Citroën 2CV AZU fourgonnette
Ford Thames Trader Truck
Unidentified convertible
Ford Consul Mark II Saloon (204E)
Ford Anglia 100E
Volkswagen Beetle (Typ 1)
Ford Thunderbird Convertible (First generation)
Ford Taunus 12M (G13 1958-1959)
Unidentified truck
Ford Taunus 12M, Ford Thames Trader Truck,
unidentified convertible and Citroën 2CV AZU fourgonnette
Ford Consul Mark II Saloon (204E)
Ford Anglia 100E and Volkswagen Beetle (Typ 1)
Volkswagen Beetle (Typ 1)

Monday, 12 August 2019

1977, Music: Belgian Single Charts 02/04/1977

N° 30
Emly Star with "Back To The Beatles"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Heino Petrik, René Marcard, Andy Free
- Highest Position: N° 30
- Weeks in the charts: 2
- No video clip available



N° 29
John Spencer with "Juanita My Love"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Henk Van Broekhoven, Peter de Wijn
- Highest Position: N° 14
- Weeks in the charts: 6




N° 28
Costa Cordalis with "Anita"
- Country: West Germany
- Music/Lyrics: Costa Cordalis, Jean Frankfurter
- Highest Position: N° 12
- Weeks in the charts: 7




N° 27
Heatwave with "Boogie Nights"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Rod Temperton
- Highest Position: N° 27
- Weeks in the charts: 1




N° 26
Demis Roussos with "Mourir auprès de mon amour"
- Country: Greece
- Music/Lyrics: Vangelis, Richelle Dassin, Alec R. Costandinos
- Highest Position: N° 26
- Weeks in the charts: 1



N° 25
Ferrari with "Gypsy Girl"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Frank Faas, Kit Verboven, Jan van Loon, Ben van Wijk, Jaap Roubos
- Highest Position: N° 25
- Weeks in the charts: 3




N° 24
Tavares with "Whodunit"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Freddie Perren, Keni St. Lewis
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 9




N° 23
Cindy with "999 Emergency"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: J. Vincent Edwards, Irvin Martin
- Highest Position: N° 20
- Weeks in the charts: 9




N° 22
Art Sullivan & Kiki with "Et si tu pars"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Will Hoebee, Art Sullivan, Jack Velt, Kiki van Oostindië
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 8



N° 21
Trinity with "Drop, Drop, Drop"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Fred Bekky, Bob Bobbot
- Highest Position: N° 15
- Weeks in the charts: 7




N° 20
Rose Royce with "Car Wash"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Norman Whitfield
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 8




N° 19
David Parton with "Isn't She Lovely"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Stevie Wonder
- Highest Position: N° 10
- Weeks in the charts: 7




N° 18
Van McCoy with "Soul Cha Cha"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Van McCoy
- Highest Position: N° 6
- Weeks in the charts: 9




N° 17
David Soul with "Don't Give Up On Us"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Tony Macaulay
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 8




N° 16
Heart with "Crazy On You"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson
- Highest Position: N° 16
- Weeks in the charts: 4




N° 15
Mary MacGregor with "Torn Between Two Lovers"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Phillip Jarrell, Peter Yarrow
- Highest Position: N° 14
- Weeks in the charts: 5



N° 14
Will Tura with "Omdat ik Vlaming ben"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Will Tura, Nelly Byl
- Highest Position: N° 14
- Weeks in the charts: 9




N° 13
Leo Sayer with "When I Need You"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Albert Hammond, Carole Bayer Sager
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 11




N° 12
Smokie with "Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 12



N° 11
Showaddywaddy with "When"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Jack Reardon, Paul Evans
- Highest Position: N° 10
- Weeks in the charts: 8




N° 10
Ronnie And The Big Bear with "The Big Bear Bump"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Willem Duyn
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 8



N° 9
Al Stewart with "Year Of The Cat"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Peter Wood, Al Stewart
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 7




N° 8
Thelma Houston with "Don't Leave Me This Way"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Leon Huff, Cary Gilbert, Kenny Gamble
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 11



N° 7
Fleetwood Mac with "Go Your Own Way"
- Country: UK / USA
- Music/Lyrics: Lindsey Buckingham
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 12




N° 6
BZN with "Don't Say Goodbye"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Cees Tol, Thomas Tol, Jan Keizer, Jan Tuijp
- Highest Position: N° 3
- Weeks in the charts: 10




N° 5
Gérard Lenorman with "Voici les clés"
- Country: France
- Music/Lyrics: Pierre Delanoë, Vito Pallavicini, Toto Cutugno
- Highest Position: N° 3
- Weeks in the charts: 11




N° 4
Dana with "Fairytale"
- Country: Ireland
- Music/Lyrics: Paul Greedus
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 11




N° 3
Dream Express with "A Million In 1, 2, 3"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Luc Smets
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 15




N° 2
ABBA with "Knowing Me, Knowing You"
- Country: Sweden
- Music/Lyrics: Benny Andersson, Stig Anderson, Björn Ulvaeus
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 11




N° 1
Julie Covington with "Don't Cry For Me Argentina"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 11