Wednesday , June 23 2021

The Toonder Studio Archive goes to the literary museum



The study archive of comic author Marten Toonder is in the hands of the literary museum in The Hague. The museum reports this Monday. Bumble movie material If you understand what I mean goes to Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam.

The collection was donated by Granddaughter Toonder, whose stories about Olivier B. Bommel and Tom Poes appeared in NRC. The literary museum thus acquires more than 25,000 comic strips from its series Panda, Kappie in King Hollewijn.

In addition, 20,000 original tapes from other titles, including early 1939 productions, such as Don Sombrero. There are also models, sketches, individual illustrations, and correspondence from Toonder in the collection.

Toonder (1912-2005) moved to Ireland in 1965 to devote himself fully to his work. In 1992, the artist received the Tolens Prize for his opus.

According to the data of the literary museum, the archives also show the collaboration between a comic artist and his Toonder Studios after his departure. Director Aad Meinderts called "a wonderful addition to the personal archive of Toonder". This is currently under the guidance of a museum.

If you understand what I mean 1983 was the first length of the comic film of the Dutch land. The Eye Film Museum receives more than a thousand film cells, several hundred pencils for the background and stories in its collection.

Marten Toonder added various words and concepts to the Dutch language. An example is "minkukel", which appeared in a story on February 23, 1963 Tom Poes and Kukel – although it was not quite clear what a bum. The word "frame" is also from Toonder ("Sorry!", The old man murmured: "It seems that the error in my thinking is not going to follow," Bommel said on January 7, 1950 in Tom Poes and Kwetal, Breinbaas). The term "condemnation and darkness appeared on April 20, 1960 (" It's all terrible and sad. "That's dangerous. Heer Bommel and Hachelbouten).


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