Ted Mathijsen, who used the pseudonym Roberic, was born in Rotterdam, where he also studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. During his short life, he made 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), a publication of petrol company Shell, for which he drew the balloon strip 'Ted Start'.
Ted Start (Olidin, 1960)