Mensenkinderen (Dagblad Zaanstreek, 4/10/2008)
Mensenkinderen (Dagblad Zaanstreek, 4/10/2008)

Marc de Boer is a Dutch comic artist and cartoonist for newspapers, mostly active in the Zaan area. Between 1982 and 1985 he published several books with adult comics with publishers Amice and Drukwerk, using the pen name Maraboe (a.o. 'Ik ben het zot', 'Prettig Gestoord' and 'Zotverdorie!').

Bingo by Marc de Boer
Bingo

His 'Zotverdorie' cartoons were also published in Panorama. In 1985, he created the comic strip about the dog 'Bingo'. The strip appeared in newspaper Courant Nieuws van de Dag from 1991, and starting in 1993, it was also published in newspapers in Aruba (Dagblad voor Aruba) and Belgium (Het Laatste Nieuws, De Nieuwe Gazet).

Bingo by Marc de Boer

Since the early 1990s, De Boer is a cartoonist for the Dagblad Zaanstreek supplement of Noordhollands Dagblad (previously called De Typhoon), making a daily topical cartoon for the regional news and drawing a cartoon or comic for the weekly children's page Mensenkinderen. In 2002-03 he illustrated a series of local Zaan rhymes by Klaas Woudt for the paper, which were collected in the book 'Op een Hebbel en een Drebbel'.

cartoon by Maraboe

Last updated: 2014-05-06

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