Lo Hartog van Banda

Strip author Lo Hartog van Banda (1916-2006) worked for Toonder Studios and wrote stories for the Lucky Luke series.



A Novel for the Eye

(Sherpa / Mat Schifferstein, 1968, 160 pages)

Thé Tjong-Khing’s Iris, a Novel for the Eye marked the peak of his career as a cartoonist. He and scriptwriter Lo Hartog van Banda were looking for a way to reach the hearts of the socially motivated young people of the late 1960s, who were growing up with comic strips and television. Khing’s drawings are therefore more dominant than Hartog van Banda’s texts.

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