Avonturen, Avonturen by Berend Vonk
'Avonturen, Avonturen'.

Berend Vonk graduated from the College of Art in Maastricht, and began his career in the underground scene in 1978. In 1982, he created the strip 'Pastorale 83', in which he made clear statements about his political ideas. Vonk's strips can be found in the magazines Bakkes, Posse, Incognito and Zone 5300. His cartoons appeared in, among others, Algemeen Dagblad, Adformatie, VPRO Gids and Trouw. He has collected his comics in albums like 'In De Val Jeanette' (1995), 'Eens' (1998) and 'Avonturen, Avonturen' (2008). Besides drawing comics, Vonk works as an illustrator, painter, and as singer in the band De Sufgerukte Wallies. His illustrations have appeared in Trouw, Algemeen Dagblad, Adformatie, VPRO Gids, Boekblad, De Journalist and Financieel Dagblad.

In 1985 he was one of several graphic artists to contribute to the anthology book, 'Tegenaanval' (De Lijn, 1985), initiated by Patty Klein. The book protested against the conviction of comic artist Wim Stevenhagen who refused to fulfill his military service. 

comic art by Berend Vonk
Comic art by Berend Vonk.

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