Born: 1942 January 25 in Steenbergen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Died: 2010 April 27 in Bussum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Biography: Started Europe's oldest still-existing comic book shop, Lambiek, in December 1968. A longtime comic book fan, he also wrote and edited several books on comic book history, as well as selecting and editing comic book collections.


    Kees Kousemaker Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Kees Family name: Kousemaker

Other Names:

  1. Cornelis Kousemaker Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Cornelis Family name: Kousemaker


  1. 1995: Eisner Award - Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award
  2. 1999: P. Hans Frankfurtherprijs - [no name]