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Comic Creator

Guus Boissevain

Gub

(8 September 1929 - 15 October 2008, The Netherlands)  Netherlands

Guus Boissevain

Snuf en de Grollenburgers, by Gub

Gustaaf Constant Boissevain, who used the pseudonym Gub, was born in Hilversum. He is best known as the artist of 'Piet Pelle' advertising comics for bicycle factory Gazelle that appeared in the 1950s, featuring the character created by Ko Doncker in 1912. For Libelle, he made 'Snuf en de Grollenburgers' in 1951.

Bliep en Barthold, in Kris Kras, by Gustaaf Boissevain

His characters 'Bliep en Barthold' appeared in the magazines Kris Kras (1965) and Eva (1970). For Televizier, he produced 'Het Mysterie van Studio X en de Televiezerik' (1958 onwards) and 'Vlugge Wilem de Televiezerik' (around 1960). Guus Boissevain contributed to the comics issue of Ratio magazine (1964) and was also present in the Dutch version of Mad magazine. In later years, Boissevain was mainly active with painting and etching. He was the father of actor Daniël Boissevain.

Piet Pelle, by Guus Boissevain

Gub in De Nederlandse Stripgeschiedenis

Last updated: 2008-10-31

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