Comic Creator

Sytze Henstra

Redbad, Hensy

(1894 - 1991, The Netherlands)  Netherlands

Sytze  Henstra

Meneer Papmeijer heeft een idee, by Hensy

Sytze Henstra was a Dutch illustrator, born in Sneek, who spent most of his life in Amsterdam. He painted and did sports cartoons for newspapers (De Telegraaf). He was the author of a comic strip called 'Hannibal'. He is the father of Friso Henstra.

comic art by Sytze Henstra

During World War II, he drew the satirical comic page of Werkend Volk, a national-socialist publication. This page was not so much anti-semitic, but it satirized the Dutch people and de liberators. He used the pseudonyms Redbad and Hensy.

template for Sytze Henstra
Henstra's template for drawing his frames, with slider

comic art by Sytze Henstra

Last updated: 2012-06-14

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