Erik Krieks album In the Pines: 5 Murder Ballads has won the prestigious comics award Stripschappenning for Album of the YEar 2016. According to the jury, it’s ‘an impressive book. A must have for lovers of comics and roots music. The accompanying cd is the cherry on the cake.’
In the Pines, which was published at Scratch in February 2016, has already been published in English, French, German, Italian and Slovenian. It has also been named one of the best Dutch Book Designs 2016.