History Comicbook / SuskeEnWiske

21st Apr '16 8:27:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* BoxingKangaroo: In the comic ''De Blinkende Boemerang'' (The Shining Boomerang), Lambik fights a boxing kangaroo in Sydney to win a cash prize. He wins by cheating, so the kangaroo's handlers drop him off in the middle of the jungle.
15th Feb '16 7:14:07 AM MacronNotes
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* LikeADuckTakesToWater: Jerom, who after being unfrozen managed to become in essence a sophisticated everyman, even while retaining his prehistoric HulkSpeak and SuperStrength.



* TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Jerom, who after being unfrozen managed to become in essence a sophisticated everyman, even while retaining his prehistoric HulkSpeak and SuperStrength.
5th Dec '15 9:03:06 AM Omeganian
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''Suske en Wiske'' (''Spike and Suzy'' in English, ''Willy and Wanda'' in America) is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] (since 1945) Flemish comic book series,. It was created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), and since his death, a dedicated team of writers and artists have continued publishing new stories. It's aimed at children, but adults have enjoyed it too over the years.

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''Suske en Wiske'' (''Spike and Suzy'' in English, ''Willy and Wanda'' in America) America, '''Bob and Bobette''' in France and Israel) is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] (since 1945) Flemish comic book series,. It was created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), and since his death, a dedicated team of writers and artists have continued publishing new stories. It's aimed at children, but adults have enjoyed it too over the years.
24th Nov '15 4:04:45 PM StFan
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'''Suske en Wiske''' (''Spike and Suzy'' in English, ''Willy and Wanda'' in America) is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] (since 1945) Flemish comic book series,. It was created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), and since his death, a dedicated team of writers and artists have continued publishing new stories. It's aimed at children, but adults have enjoyed it too over the years.

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'''Suske ''Suske en Wiske''' Wiske'' (''Spike and Suzy'' in English, ''Willy and Wanda'' in America) is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] (since 1945) Flemish comic book series,. It was created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), and since his death, a dedicated team of writers and artists have continued publishing new stories. It's aimed at children, but adults have enjoyed it too over the years.



** Marcel Kiekeboe of ''ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes'' has a cameo appearance in "De Speelgoedspiegel" (''The Toy Mirror'')

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** Marcel Kiekeboe of ''ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes'' ''ComicBook/DeKiekeboes'' has a cameo appearance in "De Speelgoedspiegel" (''The Toy Mirror'')



* SpiritualSuccessor: ''ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes'', which is similar in style and content, though a bit more modern and adult. It rivals "Suske en Wiske" in popularity nowadays.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: ''ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes'', ''ComicBook/DeKiekeboes'', which is similar in style and content, though a bit more modern and adult. It rivals "Suske ''Suske en Wiske" Wiske'' in popularity nowadays.
30th Oct '15 5:05:34 PM Berrenta
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* GoodIsBoring: The main problem with the very bland character Suske. He is so heroic, noble, gentle, brave, caring and honest that he is the least memorable of all the main cast members.
13th Sep '15 3:31:27 AM Morgenthaler
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* ExplodingCloset: Wiske is GenreSavvy (or perhaps just knows the habits of the people she lives with): before opening a medicine cabinet, she places a basin before it and stands back, as the contents falls out of it.

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* ExplodingCloset: Wiske is GenreSavvy (or perhaps just knows the habits of the people she lives with): with: before opening a medicine cabinet, she places a basin before it and stands back, as the contents falls out of it.



* JackassGenie: "De Perenprins" features a genie that always grants the exact opposite of what you wish. For example, when Lambik wished for the genie to give them some allies that didn't have to be very tall, he instead gave their enemies three giants as allies. This is not because the genie is evil or malicious, but more that he is extremely clumsy. He always apologizes afterwards for his screw ups. Eventually both Wiske and Jerom get GenreSavvy enough to realize the genie's flaw, and exploit it by actually wishing for the exact opposite of what they really want. When Jerom defeated the giants, he wished for three more giants. The result: the genie screwed up again and accidently made the three already existing giants disappear, exactly what Jerom really wanted.

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* JackassGenie: "De Perenprins" features a genie that always grants the exact opposite of what you wish. For example, when Lambik wished for the genie to give them some allies that didn't have to be very tall, he instead gave their enemies three giants as allies. This is not because the genie is evil or malicious, but more that he is extremely clumsy. He always apologizes afterwards for his screw ups. Eventually both Wiske and Jerom get GenreSavvy wise enough to realize the genie's flaw, and exploit it by actually wishing for the exact opposite of what they really want. When Jerom defeated the giants, he wished for three more giants. The result: the genie screwed up again and accidently made the three already existing giants disappear, exactly what Jerom really wanted.
7th Sep '15 2:16:41 PM Tapol
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'''Suske en Wiske''' (''Spike and Suzy'' in English) is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] (since 1945) Flemish comic book series,. It was created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), and since his death, a dedicated team of writers and artists have continued publishing new stories. It's aimed at children, but adults have enjoyed it too over the years.

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'''Suske en Wiske''' (''Spike and Suzy'' in English) English, ''Willy and Wanda'' in America) is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] (since 1945) Flemish comic book series,. It was created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), and since his death, a dedicated team of writers and artists have continued publishing new stories. It's aimed at children, but adults have enjoyed it too over the years.
1st Sep '15 12:41:42 PM MarkLungo
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* GoldenAgeOfPiracy: Pirate stories take place in "De Geverniste Zeerovers", "Storm Op de Amsterdam", "De Kleppende Klipper" en "De Regenboogprinses".
* GoodIsBoring: The main problem with the very bland character Suske. He is so heroic, noble, gentle, brave, caring and uncorrupt that he is the least memorable of all the main cast members.

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* GoldenAgeOfPiracy: UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfPiracy: Pirate stories take place in "De Geverniste Zeerovers", "Storm Op de Amsterdam", "De Kleppende Klipper" en "De Regenboogprinses".
* GoodIsBoring: The main problem with the very bland character Suske. He is so heroic, noble, gentle, brave, caring and uncorrupt honest that he is the least memorable of all the main cast members.
5th Jun '15 4:03:24 PM Patachou
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''Suske en Wiske'' (''Spike and Suzy'' in English) is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] (since 1945) Flemish comic book series,. It was created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), and since his death, a dedicated team of writers and artists have continued publishing new stories. It's aimed at children, but adults have enjoyed it too over the years.

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''Suske '''Suske en Wiske'' Wiske''' (''Spike and Suzy'' in English) is a [[PrintLongRunners long-running]] (since 1945) Flemish comic book series,. It was created by Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), and since his death, a dedicated team of writers and artists have continued publishing new stories. It's aimed at children, but adults have enjoyed it too over the years.



* AbsenteeActor: In some of the older Suske en Wiske stories Lambik or either Sidonia were sometimes absent, despite having been added to the main cast already. Vandersteen was still experimenting with his characters in those days and sometimes tried having Suske, Wiske and Lambik going alone on adventure, other times tried to have Sidonia and the children do the same, without Lambik.
* ActionMom: Tante Sidonia, despite being Suske and Wiske's ''adoptive'' mother.



* AlwaysIdenticalTwins: In "De Schat van Beersel" an identical looking triplet plays an important role.



* AncientRome: Story location in "Het Geheim Van De Gladiatoren" en "De Nerveuze Nerviërs".
* AnimalAssassin: Used in "De Scherpe Schorpioen" and "De Gouden Circel".



* AntiHero: Lambik and Wiske

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* AntiHero: Lambik and WiskeWiske, who both have many bad traits, but still have a heart of gold.



* ArabianNightsDays: Used as plot basis for "Prinses Zagemeel". (''Princess Sawdust'')
* ArtEvolution: The oldest albums were very crudely drawn. When Vandersteen wanted to publish ''Suske en Wiske'' in Hergé's magazine "Tintin" he was asked to change his style completely because it was simply too ugly. Vandersteen agreed. Later many of his earlier work was completely redrawn, although some stories were kept in the style they were originally created in.

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* ArabianNightsDays: Used as plot basis for "Prinses Zagemeel". (''Princess Sawdust'')
Sawdust'').
* ArabOilSheikh: Main character in "Sjeik El Rojenbiet".
* ArtEvolution: The oldest albums were very crudely drawn. When Vandersteen wanted to publish ''Suske en Wiske'' in Hergé's Creator/{{Herge}}'s magazine "Tintin" he was asked to change his style completely because it was simply too ugly. Vandersteen agreed. Later many of his earlier work was completely redrawn, although some stories were kept in the style they were originally created in.in.
* ArtImitatesArt: In "Het Spaanse Spook" the characters are zapped into Creator/PieterBruegelTheElder's "Peasant Wedding". In "Het Rijmende Paard" Anthony Van Dyck's painting of "St. Martin" is brought to live, while the same happens to Bruegel's "De Dulle Griet" in "De Dulle Griet".



* BigBad: Krimson

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* BigBad: KrimsonKrimson.
* BigBallOfViolence: Characters fight in this manner.



* BigGuyLittleGuy: Lambik, who is one head taller than Jerom.
* BigLittleBrother: In "De Malle Mergpijp", Jerom is forced to fight a giant "grotkastaar" (an ape-like inhabitant of Jerome’s prehistoric homeworld) who is the “little brother” of a much smaller and less impressive grotkastaar. In the album "De Glanzende Gletsjer", Lambik finds himself in a world inhabited by cave men, who force him to fight against the little brother of their chief; a tall and muscular cave man.



* BoomerangComeback: In "De Blinkende Boemerang" (''The Shining Boomerang'')

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* BoomerangComeback: In "De Blinkende Boemerang" (''The Shining Boomerang'')Boomerang''). A more metaphorical example is Theofiel Boemerang, the annoying salesman the characters can't get rid off.
* BrattyHalfPint: Wiske can be very assertive, aggressive, hysterical and stubborn when something is not going her way.



** Wiske's wink at the audience at the end of each story

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** Wiske's wink at the audience at the end of each storystory.



** Soccer trainer Raymond Goethals and astronaut DirkFrimout in "De Stervende Ster" (''The Dying Star'')

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** Soccer trainer Raymond Goethals and astronaut DirkFrimout Dirk Frimout in "De Stervende Ster" (''The Dying Star'')



* TheCavalierYears: The stories "De Dolle Musketiers", "De Raap van Rubens", "De Jolige Joffer", "De Gladde Glipper", "Angst Op De Amsterdam", "De Kleppende Klipper", "Het Wondere Wolfje" and "Beminde Barabas".



* CoolCar: Vitamitje can do stuff most cars can't and is also able to think for itself.



* CruellaToAnimals: Lambik hates Tobias the dog

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* CruellaToAnimals: Lambik hates Tobias the dogdog.



** One particular concession was the naming of Schanulleke, who originally was named Schalulleke, a snigger-worthy name at best in Dutch.

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** One particular concession was the naming of Schanulleke, who originally was named Schalulleke, a snigger-worthy name at best in Dutch.Dutch [[note]] The word "lul" means "dick, penis" in Dutch [[/note]]



* DastardlyWhiplash: Krimson, who is even dressed in the same way as this archetype.



* DeusExMachina: Jerom, who could rival {{Superman}} when it comes to NewPowersAsThePlotDemands.

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* {{Determinator}}: Wiske is unstoppable when she knows what she wants.
* DeusExMachina: Jerom, who could rival {{Superman}} ComicBook/{{Superman}} when it comes to NewPowersAsThePlotDemands.



* DramatisPersonae: After finishing a story, the following story will be announced with a short strip mentioning the main characters - which always includes the famous five (Suske, Wiske, Aunt Sidonia, Lambik and Jerom), and occasionally includes a few more important extras, though that is not always so. It also gives a short indication about the story to come, though it omits any twists and turns.



* DressingAsTheEnemy: An often used tactic

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* DressingAsTheEnemy: An often used tactictactic.
* DrinkingContest: "De Stoute Steenezel", Lambik wins one against the alcohol devil, by having Jerom getting him a vat of alcohol-free beer and the strongest beer he could find for the devil.



* EvilLaugh

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* EvilLaughEvilLaugh: The villains do this often.



* EyePop: Lambik's eyes do this in the SuskeEnWiske album "De Dolle Musketiers" (''The Mad Musketeers'') when he first sees Jerom.

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* EyePop: Lambik's eyes do this in the SuskeEnWiske album "De Dolle Musketiers" (''The Mad Musketeers'') when he first sees Jerom.



* FakeUltimateHero: Fancies himself The Hero, is actually the comic relief. When he isn't working for the villains, that is.



* FeatheredFiend: In one episode, Wiske manages to befriend a cassowary, who then saves her from bandits a couple of times by pulling them into a Big Ball of Violence. Even the super strong Jerom respects it: "Always good to have strong friends. Can also be a birdy.



* FrenchJerk:
** In "De Klankentapper" a very posh French girl looks down upon Suske and Wiske and speaks in mangled Dutch with French phrases. When she tries to make Wiske jealous by trying to seduce Suske Wiske hates her with passion. Then [[spoiler: the story takes a dramatic turn, as the French girl turns out to be an iron lung patient. Wiske takes pity on her and the French girl apologizes for her arrogance in the past]].
** The baroness in "De Spokenjagers" is also a posh UpperclassTwit who happens to speak French.
* FriendlyGhost: Sus Antigoon is a sympathethic ghost and an ally of Suske and Wiske, because he is the ghost of Suske's dead grandfather.
* FryingPanOfDoom: Tante Sidonia uses frying pans often to defend herself.



* GladiatorRevolt: Grand finale of "Het Geheim van de Gladiatoren". (''The Secret of the Gladiators'')

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* GladiatorGames and GladiatorRevolt: Grand finale of "Het Geheim van de Gladiatoren". (''The Secret of the Gladiators'')Gladiators'')
* GoldenAgeOfPiracy: Pirate stories take place in "De Geverniste Zeerovers", "Storm Op de Amsterdam", "De Kleppende Klipper" en "De Regenboogprinses".



* HarmlessElectrocution
* HarmlessFreezing

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* HarmlessElectrocution
TheGreatFlood: "De Adelijke Ark" is about Ut Napisthum's arc.
* HarmlessFreezingHarmlessElectrocution: Jerom and Lambik have both endured and survived electrocution.
* HarmlessFreezing: Jerom is a ContemporaryCaveman.



* HelpMistakenForAttack: In the album "De Stemmenrover" (the voice thief), Lambik runs into a Japanese princess who is being attacked by bandits, and comes to her aid. While Lambik single handedly fights the bandits, the princess runs away. Lambik wins the fight but then sees another group of armed men coming his way. Assuming they are bandits as well, he defeats them too, only to learn afterwards that they were actually samurai send by the princess to help him.
* HeroWannabe: Lambik tries to be the hero, but fails often.



* HistoricalHilarity: The cast uses TimeTravel a lot, which allows for several gags about historical time periods and characters.
** In "Wattman" the cast is in the 17th century and introduced to UsefulNotes/LouisXIV. When Lambik asks: "Louis the Fourteenth?" Jerom answers: "The other thirteen Louis are probably on vacation."
* HonestJohnsDealership: Theofiel Boemerang is a salesman who can't be trusted.



* HumanPopsicle: Jerom is from the Stone Age, but was frozen in a block of ice until he was unthawed in the 17th century to be used by the evil count Landru.



* InnerMonologueConversation

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* InnerMonologueConversationIncorruptiblePurePureness: Suske is above all vices.
* InnerMonologueConversation: Sometimes done to provide readers with exposition.
* InTheHood: The villains in "De Tuf-Tuf-Club" are all dressed in hoods that make 'em appear like TheKlan.



* ItsAllAboutMe: Lambik is very self-centered.
* ItTastesLikeFeet: In one story two cigarette-smoking {{Mooks}} are guarding a shed when it catches fire, prompting one mook to ask the other "Hey, are you smoking your mattress?"
* JackassGenie: "De Perenprins" features a genie that always grants the exact opposite of what you wish. For example, when Lambik wished for the genie to give them some allies that didn't have to be very tall, he instead gave their enemies three giants as allies. This is not because the genie is evil or malicious, but more that he is extremely clumsy. He always apologizes afterwards for his screw ups. Eventually both Wiske and Jerom get GenreSavvy enough to realize the genie's flaw, and exploit it by actually wishing for the exact opposite of what they really want. When Jerom defeated the giants, he wished for three more giants. The result: the genie screwed up again and accidently made the three already existing giants disappear, exactly what Jerom really wanted.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Lambik.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Lambik.Lambik, who can be an awful human being, but still fights for what is right.
* JumpedAtTheCall: She can be very impulsive.
* TheKlan: The villains in "De Tuf Tuf Club" are dressed this way.



* LargeHam: Lambik can be very dramatic in talking about his (non-existant) virtues and talents.
* LeaderWannabe: Lambik always wants to be in charge, even though others rarely let him.



* LeeroyJenkins: Wiske's impulsiveness often brings her and the others into trouble, but it does get the stories rolling.



* LotusEaterMachine: Shows up in two episodes of ''ComicBook/SuskeEnWiske''; both in ''De Tartaarse Helm'' and ''De Schat van Beersel'' they get placed into an illusionary world by Mr. Priem through hypnosis. However, Mr. Priem is not their enemy; the first time he did it as a reward for helping him and the second time it was in a last-ditch attempt to get out of a trap, and in both cases they wake up when the story in the illusionary world has reached its conclusion.



* MagicMirror: Appears in "De Koning Drinkt", "De Knokkersburcht" and "De Woelige Wadden" ('' The King Drinks, The Knokkersburcht, The Turbulent Mudflats'')

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* MagicMirror: Appears in "De Koning Drinkt", "De Knokkersburcht" and "De Woelige Wadden" ('' The King Drinks, The Knokkersburcht, The Turbulent Mudflats'')Mudflats'').
* MamaBear: Despite not being Suske and Wiske's biological parents she still protects them with a passion.



* ManInAKilt: Appears in "De Knokkersburcht", which takes place in BonnieScotland.



* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: "Het Aruba dossier" ("The Aruba File"). The minor crime: two men ignore a red traffic light and crash into Professor Barabas' car, sending all three of them to the hospital. The major plot: once in the hospital, Barabas is accidently given a briefcase that belongs to the other two men. In the briefcase he finds a file that describes plans of a big criminal organisation to distribute a highly toxic substance as a new fertilizer for crops.



* MyCountryTisOfTheeThatISting: The early albums in the first five years after the war frequently poked fun at the Belgian government, Walloons and people opposed to the return of king Leopold III [[note]] who was suspected of having collaborated with the Nazis. There the country was polarized between people who wanted him to return as their king and those who were opposed it. In the end the matter was voted upon and a majority wanted the king back. But tensions didn't end and the country was near a civil war. When three people died in street fights Leopold III abdicated in favor of his son Baudoin I. [[/note]] But as the series became more popular Vandersteen realized it was bad business to upset his readers, so he left these direct stings to Belgian politics out of the stories.
* NameAndName: Suske and Wiske.
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Barabas is named after the biblical villain of the same name. Wiske after Flemish opera singer Wiske Ghys. Jerom after author and journalist Jeroom Verten.



* NeverMessWithGranny: Tante Sidonia can get really angry when someone tries to ridicule or anger her.
* OldMaid: She still hasn't found a husband after all those years. De story "De Briesende Bruid" ("The Breezing Bride") had her marry, but then the creator erased the entire story, because he felt it would mean the end of their adventures.
* NiceGuy: Suske never misbehaves.



* NinjaProp: Jerom uses a thought balloon as an actual balloon in "De Tamtamkloppers". (''The Tamtam Knockers'')

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* NinjaProp: Jerom uses a thought balloon as an actual balloon in "De Tamtamkloppers". (''The Tamtam Knockers'')Knockers'').
* NoahsStoryArc: "De Adelijke Ark" has the characters search for the arc of Ut Napisthum [[note]] The Babylonian counterpart of Noah [[/note]]



* OurGhostsAreDifferent: Sus Antigoon is the ghost of Suske's deceased grandfather.

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* OmnidisciplinaryScientist: Barabas can build futuristic machines (including a time machine, a machine for talking to inanimate objects and a machine that can bring persons from paintings and other images to life), and has extensive knowledge about various historical and scientific subjects (including astrophysics and genetic engineering).
* OurGhostsAreDifferent: Sus Antigoon is the ghost of Suske's deceased grandfather. He doesn't limit himself to only appearing at night, but is also visible during daytime.
* OurTimeTravelIsDifferent: time travel with the Teletijdmachine sends people through a dimension that is either completely black or resembles outer space (with stars etc.



* PoliceAreUseless: Policemen are always incompetent and prevent the cast from solving cases.
* PrintLongRunners: The series have been in continuous production since 1945, making it one of the longest running BelgianComics in existence.



* RhymesOnADime: Characters who speak in rhyme are not uncommon. It happens in "Sjeik El Rojenbiet" and "De Wolkeneters", for instance.
* RollingPinOfDoom: Tante Sidonia uses these often to defend herself.



** Lambik overestimates himself and gets hurt.

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** Lambik overestimates himself and gets hurt. Or he is fooled easily by people who wouldn't be able to fool anyone else.



* SdrawkcabName: Characters speak backwards language in several albums ("De IJzeren Schelvis", "De Brullende Berg", "De Begeerde Berg",...) (''The Iron Haddock, The Roaring Mountain, The Coveted Mountain'')

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* ScreamingWoman: Tante Sidonia can get hysterical.
* SdrawkcabName: Characters speak backwards language in several albums ("De IJzeren Schelvis", "De Brullende Berg", "De Begeerde Berg",...) (''The (''"The Iron Haddock, The Haddock", "The Roaring Mountain, The Mountain", "The Coveted Mountain'')Mountain"'')
* SelectiveObliviousness: Lambik is very vain, yet never realizes he's not as clever, powerful or great as he thinks. In "De Dromendiefstal" a villain tricks him into leaving him unguarded and then escapes. As Lambik returns and finds this out he first says: "How stupid of me!" But then he immediately corrects this to: "Stupid? No, he just took advantage of my confidence."
* SentientVehicle: Vitamitje, their car, has a face and a personality of its own, but it can't talk.



*** Originally ''De Gezanten van Mars'' had a joke where Lambik, Suske and Wiske pass past the Moon in space. Lambik then says he is uninterested, because "I already know everything I needed to know about the Moon. Haven't you read "Explorers on the Moon" by Hergé?". The joke was later removed from the regular ''Red'' album series, but can still be read in the ''Blue'' series.
*** In ''De Kleurenkladder'' Lambik notices Snowy passing by and says: "Poor dog. It's just as if I recognize you from somewhere. You probably lost your master." This joke referenced the fact that only a few years earlier Hergé, creator of ''Tintin'', had died.
* SingleEpisodeHandicap: Wiske is temporarily blind in "De Schone Slaper" (''The Sleeping Beau''). This happens after other characters question why the should help handicapped people by donating money. [[spoiler:Eventually she is cured rather simplistically with a magic spell.]] Jerom too is temporarily blind in "De Gouden Ganzenveer" (''De Golden Goose Feather'').

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*** Originally ''De Gezanten van Mars'' had a joke where Lambik, Suske and Wiske pass past the Moon in space. Lambik then says he is uninterested, because "I already know everything I needed to know about the Moon. Haven't you read "Explorers on the Moon" [[Recap/TintinExplorersOnTheMoon Explorers On The Moon]]" by Hergé?". The joke was later removed from the regular ''Red'' album series, but can still be read in the ''Blue'' series.
*** In ''De Kleurenkladder'' Lambik notices Snowy passing by and says: "Poor dog. It's just as if I recognize you from somewhere. You probably lost your master." This joke referenced the fact that only a few years earlier Hergé, Creator/{{Herge}}, creator of ''Tintin'', ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'', had died.
* SingleEpisodeHandicap: SingleEpisodeHandicap and TemporaryBlindness: Wiske is temporarily blind in "De Schone Slaper" (''The Sleeping Beau''). This happens after other characters question why the should help handicapped people by donating money. [[spoiler:Eventually she is cured rather simplistically with a magic spell.]] Jerom too is temporarily blind in "De Gouden Ganzenveer" (''De Golden Goose Feather'').



* SmallNameBigEgo: Despite his one word name Lambik fancies himself the best in everything.



* SpiritualSuccessor: ''ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes'', which is similar in style and content, though a bit more modern and adult. It rivals "Suske en Wiske" in popularity nowadays.



* StewedAlive: A recurring plot in the old stories. An interesting subversion is "De Gramme Huurling", where the tribes people tell Suske en Wiske they don't put people in cauldrons anymore, because they are have modernized: "Instead we put them in pressure cookers."
* StockFootageFailure: In the late 1980s and early 1990s a TV cartoon series was made in Flanders. While the designs of the character resembled those in the comics the cartoons themselves were so cheaply made that almost every scene was stock footage. For instance, whenever a specific character was walking from one point to another, they always played the same clip. The animators also animated only one expression of a certain emotion for each main cast member. If for instance a specific character became angry, it was always the same scene without any sort of variation. As one can imagine, watching these cartoons can become rather tedious after a while, especially since they follow the stories of the comic book albums almost frame-by-frame in extremely slow pacing.



* SuperSpeed: Jerom can run faster than sound, as demonstrated in "De Knokkersburcht", and even ran faster than light ones, which wreaked havoc on his speech balloons and the strips coloring respectively. Lambik once ran so quickly in "De Stalen Bloempot" that he ran past himself!

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* StrongAsTheyNeedToBe: Jerom often showcases previously unknown powers that will help the plot move forward more easily.
* SuperSpeed: Jerom can run faster than sound, as demonstrated in "De Knokkersburcht", and even ran faster than light ones, which wreaked havoc on his speech balloons and the strips coloring respectively. Knokkersburcht". Lambik once ran so quickly in "De Stalen Bloempot" that he ran past himself!himself!
* SuperStrength: Jerom's major characteristic. Nobody can beat him, unless they give him a sleeping potion.
* SwordCane: Krimson owns one.



* TalkingAnimal: Frequent plot device

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* TalkingAnimal: Frequent plot devicedevice. Tobias the dog can talk in some stories, but only with other animals.



* TerseTalker: Jerom talks in telegram language.



* TopHeavyGuy: Jerom.



* UnfazedEveryman: Suske is the only normal character in the series, apart perhaps from Anne-Marie Van Zwollem.
* TheUnfrozenCavemanLawyer: Jerom, who after being unfrozen managed to become in essence a sophisticated everyman, even while retaining his prehistoric HulkSpeak and SuperStrength.



* VerbalTic: Arthur, Lambik's brother, uses the word "tjip tjip" in every sentence he uses.



* WalkingShirtlessScene: Jerom, as a caveman, walked around in his bare chest in the early albums. He eventually learned to wear a tie and suit and became civilized. Vandersteen did this because readers complained that "their breakfast didn't taste anymore after seeing that primitive brute in their newspaper every morning."

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* VisualPun: Wiske literally "burning with curiosity", Suske and Wiske followed by swans ("swans" is a nickname for police on motorcycles in Belgium),...
* WalkingShirtlessScene: Jerom, as a caveman, walked around in his bare chest in the early albums. He eventually learned to wear a tie and suit and became civilized. Vandersteen did this because readers complained that "their breakfast didn't lost its taste anymore after seeing that primitive brute in their newspaper every morning."



* WeirdTradeUnion: In one story a dragon which is a servant of the Devil himself refuses to attack the heroes, claiming he is going on strike for better working conditions. He has to do it anyway, after being told he cannot go on strike without "joining the union" (of the Servants of Darkness, one assumes).



* WildTake

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* WildTakeWildTake: Wiske, Sidonia and Lambik often do this.
* TheWildWest: The stories "Bibbergoud", "De Texas Rakkers", "De Gouden Locomotief", "De Bevende Baobab",... all take place in The Wild West.



** "De Bevende Baobab"[[note]]The Shaking Baobab[[/note]] and "{{Tarzan}}"

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** "De Bevende Baobab"[[note]]The Shaking Baobab[[/note]] and "{{Tarzan}}""Literature/{{Tarzan}}"



** "De Jolige Joffer"[[note]]The Jolly Maiden[[/note]] and "CyranoDeBergerac"

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** "De Jolige Joffer"[[note]]The Jolly Maiden[[/note]] and "CyranoDeBergerac""Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac"



** "Big Mother" and "[[Literature/NineteenEightyFour Big Brother]]"

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** "Big Mother" and "[[Literature/NineteenEightyFour "[[Series/BigBrother Big Brother]]"



** "De Rebelse Reynaert"[[note]]The Rebel Reynaert[[/note]] and "Van Den Vos Reynaerde"

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** "De Rebelse Reynaert"[[note]]The Rebel Reynaert[[/note]] and "Van "[[Literature/ReynardTheFox Van Den Vos Reynaerde"Reynaerde]]"



** "De Ruige Regen"[[note]]The Rugged Rain[[/note]] and "RobinHood"

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** "De Ruige Regen"[[note]]The Rugged Rain[[/note]] and "RobinHood""Myth/RobinHood"



** "De Speelgoedzaaier"[[note]]The Toy Sower[[/note]] and "ThePrisonerOfZenda"

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** "De Speelgoedzaaier"[[note]]The Toy Sower[[/note]] and "ThePrisonerOfZenda""Film/ThePrisonerOfZenda"



** "De Kale Kapper"[[note]]The Bald Barber[[/note]] and "Samson and Delilah"

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** "De Kale Kapper"[[note]]The Bald Barber[[/note]] and "Samson and Delilah""Literature/SamsonAndDelilah"



* WingedSoulFliesOffAfterDeath: Happens to the villain Savantas in "De Sprietatoom". He then returns to Earth to repent for his sins.
* Creator/WolfgangAmadeusMozart: The cast meets him as a child in "Het Wondere Wolfje"[[note]]The Miraculous Wolfy[[/note]].

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* WingedSoulFliesOffAfterDeath: WingedSoulFliesOffAtDeath: Happens to the villain Savantas in "De Sprietatoom". He then returns to Earth to repent for his sins. \n* Creator/WolfgangAmadeusMozart: The cast meets him as a child in "Het Wondere Wolfje"[[note]]The Miraculous Wolfy[[/note]].



* WorldsStrongestMan: Jerom.

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* WorldsStrongestMan: Jerom.Jerom, whose powers frequently defy physics.


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* {{Yandere}}: Wiske can be a drama queen at times, though mostly in the later stories.
* YouAreTheTranslatedForeignWord: A common trope.
* ZorroMark: In "De Raap van Rubens "("Rubens' pupil") Lambik travels back in time to meet Peter Paul Rubens, the famous 17th century painter. He decides to have a duel with painter Anthony Van Dyck where they fight with use of their paint brushes. Lambik then paints a Z on Van Dyck's bare chest and says: You don't know him [Zorro], do you? You might learn about him in school, when you're older!
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''Suske en Wiske'' is the most popular comic strip in Flanders and the Netherlands and has been translated in many languages across the globe. From the 1940s until the 1960s it was read by both children as adults, because of the funny and suspenseful stories, often inspired by fantasy elements, {{Folklore}} and history. Several albums from this era have become classics, especially the stories Vandersteen drew for the youth magazine Franchise/{{Tintin}}. The series' popularity [[FollowTheLeader caused other Flemish newspapers to start their own comic strips]], hence the creation of ''ComicStrip/{{Nero}}, ComicBook/PietPienterEnBertBibber'' and ''ComicBook/{{Jommeke}}''.

From the very start, ''"Suske and Wiske"'' has had a strong moralistic undertone, which increased over the years. Since 1972 Vandersteen handed over the series to his successors, none of whom have been able to duplicate his storytelling talent, but nevertheless kept it the CashCowFranchise it remains to this day. ''Suske en Wiske'' has lent its name to countless merchandise, including a puppet series on TV, an animated series, two stage musicals, a SoBadItsGood live-action film, ''De Duistere Diamant'' (2004), a 3-D animated movie, ''De Texasrakkers'' (2009), a short-lived comic book magazine, and so on. After Vandersteen's death in 1990 the quality of ''Suske en Wiske'' gradually went downhill, as many fans will tell you.

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''Suske en Wiske'' is the most popular comic strip in Flanders and the Netherlands and has been translated in many languages across the globe. From the 1940s until the 1960s it was read by both children as adults, because of the funny and suspenseful stories, The stories are often inspired by fantasy elements, {{Folklore}} and history. Several Many albums from this era have become are still considered classics, especially the stories Vandersteen drew for the youth magazine Franchise/{{Tintin}}. The series' popularity [[FollowTheLeader caused other Flemish newspapers to start their own comic strips]], hence the creation of ''ComicStrip/{{Nero}}, ComicBook/PietPienterEnBertBibber'' and ''ComicBook/{{Jommeke}}''.

From the very start, ''"Suske and Wiske"'' has had a strong moralistic undertone, which increased over the years. Since 1972 In 1972, Vandersteen handed over the series to his successors, none of whom have been able to duplicate his storytelling talent, but nevertheless kept it the CashCowFranchise it remains to this day. successors. ''Suske en Wiske'' has lent its name to countless merchandise, including a puppet series on TV, an animated series, two stage musicals, a SoBadItsGood live-action film, ''De Duistere Diamant'' (2004), a 3-D animated movie, ''De Texasrakkers'' (2009), a short-lived comic book magazine, and so on. After Vandersteen's death in 1990 the quality of ''Suske en Wiske'' gradually went downhill, as many fans will tell you.
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