Judith Vanistendael (b. 1974) is a Belgian comic strip artist and illustrator. In 2007 the first part of her succesful album The Virgin and the Negro was published, called Papa and Sofie. Part two, Leentje and sofie appeared in 2009 and again generated a great deal of press attention. The diptych has been translated into seven languages. In 2012 the succesful and monumental When David Lost his Voice was published, and in 2015 a book of the drawings she made on a walk, pilgrimage or otherwise, to Santiago de Compostela.
Recent title – English material
- Mikel, 2016
- Pelgrim of niet (Pilgrimage of otherwise), 2015
- Toen David zijn stem verloor (When David Lost his Voice), 2012
- De maagd en de neger (The Virgin and the Negro), 2012