Erik Eekhoorn by Lex van de Oudewetering
Erik Eek (Nieuws uit de Natuur, 2004)

Amsterdam-born artist Lex van de Oudeweetering is best known for his illustration work for educational products. He developed characters like 'Koen de Kikker' and 'Erik Eekhoorn' for the educational broadcasting company Teleac/NOT. He has drawn for magazines like Vrij Nederland, De Tijd and De Boerderij, educational books by Wolters-Noordhoff, as well as television programs as School-TV Weekjournaal.

TWOgether by Lex vd Oudeweetering
TWOgether (Hello You! #3, 1990)

He graduated from the Rietveld Art Academy in 1979 and made his comics debut with the first installments of his story 'Bink bij Ajax' in Supergum in 1980. The complete story, about the young football player Kees de Jonge in a world full of sex, corruption, booze and cars, was written by former sports journalist Henno Eggenkamp and published in album in 1984. Van de Oudeweetering's further comics work include some one-pagers for Wordt Vervolgd in 1981, 'Erik Eek' for Teleac's Nieuws uit de Natuur and 'TWOgether' in the early issues of Hello You! in 1990.

Kees de Jonge

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