Boffie, by Huibert Vet

Huibert Vet (Huibert Arnoldus de Vet) was a Dutch comic artist and illustrator, born in Leiden. During World War II he falsified identity cards and after the War, he made comics and illustrations for Het Vrije Volk, De Groene Amsterdammer and the predecessor of the railway magazine Tussen de Rails. His comic strip 'De Dompeldorpers' was published in the local newspaper Leidsch Dagblad between May and September 1946.

De Dompeldorpers by Huibert Vet
De Dompeldorpers (Leidsch Dagblad, 14 June 1946)

For Het Vrije Volk, he illustrated the comic 'Meneer Sim gaat naar Monstruosië' with a text by D.B.J. van Eyk in 1946-47. In 1946, he drew 'De held van het Avondland' for De Groene Amsterdammer, which was written by Bert and Henriette van Eyk.

He was a productive artist for advertisements for the Diergaarde Blijdorp zoo and the V&D department stores, among other clients. He also made 'Boffie en de Verdwenen Koffie', a comic story starring the mascot of grocery store Albert Heijn's coffee brand, in six booklets in 1947. Later on, he was occupied with filters for colour photography. He passed away in Viersen, Germany, in April 1975.

From De Groene Amsterdammer, by Huibert Vet

From De Groene Amsterdammer, by Huibert Vet

From De Groene Amsterdammer, by Huibert Vet
'De Held van het Avondland', starring "Sinterklaas" (De Groene Amsterdammer, 1946)

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