Henk Kuijpers

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Henk Kuijpers
BornHenk Kuijpers
(1946-12-10) 10 December 1946 (age 72)
Haarlem, Netherlands
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, 23 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]


  • "Henk Kuijpers". Retrieved 16 November 2006.
  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Franka.nl Biography Henk Kuijpers
  2. ^ "Henk Kuijpers". Lambiek Comiclopedia. Retrieved 16 November 2006.
  3. ^ Henk Kuijpers Archived 28 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine (portfolio on comichouse.nl website)

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