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Comic Creator

Willy Schermelé

Wilhelmina Schermelé

(4 August 1904 - 29 March 1995, The Netherlands)  Netherlands

Willy Schermelé

Met z'n Drieen, by Willy Schermele (Stuiversblad 10/3/1935)
Met z'n Drieën (Stuiversblad 10/3/1935)

Willy Schermelé was mainly an illustrator and writer of children's books. She became an illustrator for the daily De Telegraaf in 1928, where she made fashion drawings for the women's pages and later illustrations and tales for the children's pages. She lived in England for a while, and when she returned, she started the famous 'Winkie' series in 1957, of which eight books appeared.

Bartje en Zwartje, by Willy Schermele
Bartje en Zwartje (Stuiversblad, 16/8/1931)

During the 1930s, she also did a couple of comics for Neerlandia Press. Her comics appeared in Geïllustreerd Stuiverblad. Some of the titles are 'Bartje en Zwartje' (1931), 'Kater Kwik' (1932), 'Jaap en zijn Aap' (1932), 'De Avonturen van Kees en Kikkie' (1934) and 'Met z'n Drieën' (1935-36).

Kater Kwik by Willy Schermelé
Kater Kwik (Stuiversblad, 3/4/1933)
Kater Kwik by Willy Schermelé
text from Kater Kwik (see above)

Willy Schermelé in De Nederlandse Stripgeschiedenis

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