De Opstand der Bataven, by Rob van Eijck

Rob van Eijck (occasionally spelled as Rob van Eyk) is best known as a Dutch comics scholar, who has been on the editorial team of Stripschrift for many years and is (co-)author of several Stripschrift Specials and books about comics. He is also a letterer and translator, as well as the artist of the historical comic album 'De Opstand der Bataven', that was published in album in 1982 (script in cooperation with Frits de Winter). Together with Cor de Boer and Jean-Claude Satisfait, he also published in the magazine Mach in 1972, and later in the seventies a short story drawn by him was published in De Vrije Balloen.

In January 2014, he was the first to win the prize named after him, at the Comic Book Ball in the Meermanno Museum in The Hague. The Rob van Eijck Prize is awarded biennial to a person who has been of service for the promotion of comics in The Netherlands.

Last updated: 2014-03-05

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