A Master of Word and Image. Marten Toonder and the Bumble Comic Strips
(Aart van Zoest ) The Low Countries - 1994, № 2, pp. 168-174
Marten Toonder is an extremely popular author in the Netherlands. He owes this popularity primarily to the 177 adventures of Tom Puss and Mr Bumble, in form a series of comic strips but in content much closer to illustrated short stories, with recurring characters and a very specific mythological universe. The stories appeared as daily strips in the NRC-Handelsblad newspaper before being published as collections. (with a translated extract from ‘The Top Dogs').
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