In 1963 the "Kari Lente" story "De Verloren Zoon" ("The lost Son") was published (09/02/1963 – 19/04/1963) in the Belgian newspaper "Gazet van Antwerpen". The series "Kari Lente", initially titled "Kari Lente lost het op", was created by Bob Mau (1926 - 2006) in 1962. The album "De Verloren Zoon" was published in 1971 by "K.L.A. van den Bossche". The album was republished in 2010 by “Bonte”.
The main characters of the comic are the journalist Kari Lente (translation: Kari Spring), along with her faithful little cat Titus and fellow journalist Bikkel. The somewhat frumpy detective Sus Pens, the strange creature Slurfie and the awkward professor Knitsel were added later.
|"Kari Lente", "De Verloren Zoon"|
Kari and Bikkel are sent to Saint Noritz to report on the return of the lost son of textile magnate Süderwald...
|Bikkel, Kari Lente and Boterklont|
|Commisaris, Titus and Kari Lente|
|Hans Süderwald, Freddy Braun and Bikkel|
|Kari Lente and Hannelore Nord|
Kari Lente, Bikkel, Titus, Boterklont, Vijsman, Hans Süderwald, Hannelore Nord, Freddy Braun, Lotte, Commisaris,
|Kari Lente, Vijsman and Bikkel|
- MG A
- Renault Dauphine
Song “Quando Calienta El Sol” (“When the Sun Heats”) by Los Hermanos Rigual (1962)
|Reference to the song "Quando Calienta El Sol"|