comic art by Horst Boche

Horst Boche attended the Meisterschule für Graphik und Buchgewerbe in Berlin. In the mid-1950s, he commenced working as a graphic artist for several firms. He was one of the artists drawing the 'Rumpelmännchen', a comic character created by Hannes Hegen. In 1957, he became an artist for the magazine Mosaik, an occupation he held until shortly before his death in 1990. He was one of the main illustrators for the 'Abrafaxe' stories, and he stood out for his splash pages. He was responsible for among others the astronomical devices of 'Don Ferrando' and the inventions of 'Alexander Papatentos'. During his 33 years with the magazine, he illustrated a great many covers, starring the 'Digedags' and 'Abrafaxe'.

comic art by Horst Boche

www.mosapedia.de

Images provided by Robert Löffler.
Last updated: 2013-01-09

Series and books by Horst Boche in stock in the Lambiek Webshop:

X

Since 1999, Lambiek presents the Comiclopedia as a free service to comic fans from all over the world. The database has expanded to over 12,000 biographies of international comic artists, and also has an extensive Dutch section about comics in the Netherlands.
For 15 years, the site was funded from the resources of our Amsterdam-based shop. However, the current economical circumstances make it difficult for us to maintain this service. At the moment the Comiclopedia's sole editor works for us free of charge, aided by a couple of (international) volunteers.

If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal.