De Hallen by Jan Cleijne
De Hallen (from Amsterdam comics paper Wat Wil West, 2014)

Jan Cleijne is a Dutch illustrator, comic and conceptual artist. He attended several Art Academies in Den Bosch, Maastricht en Arnhem but never got his degree. He grew up reading classic European comics and eventually turned to creating comics himself. He has written scenarios for Donald Duck weekly and in 2008 and 2009 he made the adventure comic 'Luuk' for National Graphic Junior.

Wans Wonzawans by Jan Cleijne
Wans Wonzawans

In 2010 he participated in the anthology 'Mooi is dat' with a comic adaptation of 'Het Lied der Dwaze Bijen' by Martinus Nijhoff. He continued to work in comics with a long comic story 'Zuidas', written by Jantien de Kroon, and also a short story,'Terugkomst'. His short comic 'De verhuizing' was not published.

Zuidas by Jan Cleijne
Zuidas

'Helden van de Tour', his debut graphic novel about the history of the Tour de France, was published by Oog & Blik/De Bezige Bij and presented in Gallery Lambiek on 31 May 2013. Besides comics he also participates with the animators of Studio Mooves, creating backgrounds for projects like 'Het Elixer' (2008) and 'DirkJan Heerst' (2010).

Helden van de tour by Jan Cleijne
Helden van de tour

jancleijne.nl
www.confusie.nl

Last updated: 2014-02-13

Series and books by Jan Cleijne 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.