The archive of the studio of the comic book author, Marten Toonder, is in the hands of the Literature Museum in The Hague. The museum informs this Monday. Bumblebee material If you understand what I mean goes to the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam.
The collection was donated by Toonder's granddaughter, whose stories about Olivier B. Bommel and Tom Poes have been appearing for years NRC. The Literary Museum thus acquires more than 25,000 stripes from the series Panda, Kappie and King Hollewijn.
In addition, another 20,000 original strips from other titles come from his studio, including early productions from 1939, Don Sombrero. There are also designs, sketches, individual illustrations and correspondence from Toonder in the collection.
Toonder (1912-2005) moved to Ireland in 1965 to fully devote his job. In 1992, the artist won the Tollens Prize for his work.
According to the Literary Museum, the archive also shows collaboration between the comedian and his studies by Toonder Studios after his departure. Director Aad Meinderts calls it "a great addition to the Toonder personal archive." It is currently under the leadership of the museum.
If you understand what I mean was 1983's first cartoon length of Dutch soil. The Eye Eye Museum collects more than a thousand film cells, hundreds of wallpaper and storyboard drawings.
Marten Toonder has added different words and concepts to Dutch. An example is the minkukel, which appeared in the story of February 23, 1963 Tom Poes and Kukel – although it was not entirely clear what the hell is. The word "frame" is also from Toonder, "Mumbled old man," it seems to be a mistake in my thinking frame! They will not follow you, "Bommel said on January 7, 1950 Tom Poes and Kwetal, Breinbaas). The term "doom and darkness" appeared on April 20, 1960 ("It's all a mystery and grief." It's dangerous. Heer Bommel and Hachelbouten).