Henk Kuijpers

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Henk Kuijpers
Born Henk Kuijpers
(1946-12-10) 10 December 1946 (age 70)
Haarlem, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Area(s) Artist, Writer
Notable works

Henk Kuijpers (born 10 December 1946 in Haarlem, Netherlands)[1] is a comics artist most famous for his Franka series.


Cover of a Franka album
  • Franka, 21 comic albums
  • Bars, 2 albums

Kuijpers' Franka comics work features a strong model-like female sleuth solving mysteries, often in exotic locales. The series' images are drawn in strong lines with balanced weight, a style often classified as ligne claire.[2]


Kuijpers received the Stripschapprijs prize in 1990.[3]


  1. ^ http://www.franka.nl/over_henk.html Franka.nl Biography Henk Kuijpers
  2. ^ "Henk Kuijpers". Lambiek Comiclopedia. Retrieved 2006-11-16. 
  3. ^ Henk Kuijpers (portfolio on comichouse.nl website)

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