Ted Mathijsen, who used the pseudonym Roberic, was born in Rotterdam, where he also studied at the Academie van de Beeldende Kunsten. During his short life, he did many fashion and advertising illustrations, as well as several illustrations for Panorama magazine. In the 1960s he also illustrated text stories for Donald Duck weekly. He cooperated with the youth magazine Olidin (1958-1963), published by petrol company Shell, for which he drew the balloon strip 'Ted Start'.
Ted Start (Olidin, 1960)