Sjors en de verschrikkelijke sneeuwman (1954)
As a young man, Hans Ducro was picked up by the Germans to work in Germany during the second World War. After the Liberation, he worked as an artist for the ANWB youth magazine Jeugdkampioen. For this magazine, he produced many illustrations and the gag strip 'Dolle Daden van Dop en Dup'.
Dolle Daden van Dop en Dup (Jeugdkampioen, March 1950)
He worked as an illustrator for De Spaarnestad since the 1950s. His illustrations appeared in several magazines, such as Panorama and Grabbelton. In 1948, he drew the "beeldroman" series 'De Moker' at the publishing house Jago in Haarlem. He created the balloon strip 'Sjors en de Verschrikkelijke Sneeuwman' in the new magazine Sjors van de Rebellenclub in 1954 and 1955. He was succeeded by Carol Voges after one story ('Sjors en de Verschrikkelijke Sneeuwman'), who turned the comic into a gag strip. He became art-director of Panorama in 1960. Hans Ducro died in 1976.