De Stalen Horde (Essef, 1977)
Born in The Hague, Tais Teng is a Dutch artist who drew for several alternative and science-fiction comic magazine in the 1970s, such as Belhamel ('2064', 1971), SF Magazine ('In de Tuinen van de Oorlog', 1972), Count Down ('Giguna', 1972), SF Gids ('Eyurid'), Essef ('Dromers en Ballingen', 'De Stalen Horde') and Krak ('869251392478 A.D.). During this period he also illustrated covers for several SF books. His main inspirators were Druillet and Corben. He later became a writer of scary children's books, such as the series 'De Griezelklas', as well as books in the science-fiction genre.