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Comic Creator

Otto Dicke

(3 May 1918 - 7 December 1984, The Netherlands)  Netherlands

Otto  Dicke

Spekkie en Blekkie by Otto Dicke
Spekkie en Blekkie en de Blauwe Poema (De Rotterdammer, 25-11-1963)

Otto Dicke was a Dutch illustrator, children's book illustrator, fine artist and cartoonist, who was also known for his wall paintings and mosaics. He lived in Dordrecht his entire life, and had an atelier at the building of the Teekengenootschap Pictura for 50 years. He was a teacher at the ABK in Rotterdam, and occasionally active in the cartoon and comics field. With Cees Buddingh, he made the strip 'Spekkie en Blekkie' (1955-1965) and 'Jesje en Josje' for "Het Kwartet", a publishing group of local newspapers. For the Verenigde Ned. Chr. Dagbladpers, he made 'Hoe Jan en Piet in de Krant Kwamen', in 1957. Dicke has illustrated books by Jaap Fischer and Simon Carmiggelt. A documentary about Dicke's life was made by Wendeline Wilmink in 1983.

Hoe Jan en Piet in de Krant Kwamen, by Otto Dicke
Hoe Jan en Piet in de Krant Kwamen

Last updated: 2014-09-30

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