In de Wolken by Nike
In De Wolken (Utrechts Nieuwsblad, 9/3/1971)

Nico Visscher was trained as a lithographer and began his career with a printing firm and as a designer with an advertising agency. In the evening hours he studied at the Groningen Art Academy to develop his illustration skills. He became a cartoonist with Nieuwsblad van het Noorden in 1961, doing initially current affairs jokes and from 1963 onwards political cartoons. Between 1977 and 1993 he made the daily cartoon panel 'Korrel'.

Visscher has designed toys and puzzles, illustrated school books. In the early 1970s he made the comic strip 'In De Wolken' for Nieuwsblad van het Noorden and De Leeuwarder Courant. The texts were written by Kees Stip, and it was signed NiKe. Visscher has also worked for Brandpunt, a publication of the Fokus foundation, De Gids voor het Personeelsbeleid, De Staatscourant and Bijeen. He retired from Nieuwsblad van het Noorden in 1993, but he is still a cartoonist for the weekly Binnenlands Bestuur.

In de Wolken by Nike

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