Gerommel in de Far-West

Jef Nys (author)

Gerommel in de Far-West

In series:
Target audience:
6-8 years and up, 9-11 years and up
Op een ochtend vangt Jan Haring een wel erg vreemde snuiter in zijn netten: Trage Voet, de ‘tong’ of boodschapper van opperhoofd Dikke Springmuis. Geen goed teken, want meestal brengt die geen goed nieuws. Jan Haring haalt er meteen Jommeke en zijn vrienden bij om Trage Voet zijn verhaal te laten doen. Maar die is compleet vergeten waarom Dikke Springmuis hem stuurde! Wachten tot zijn geheugen ter
Gerommel in de Far-West
Jef Nys
Gent: Het Volk, 1997
48 p. : ill.
90-6334-487-2 9789063344870 (paperback)

About Jef Nys

CC BY-SA 2.0 - Image by Bart Cabanier from Belgium

Jozef "Jef" Nys (30 January 1927 – 20 October 2009) was a Belgian comic book creator. He was best known for his comic strip Jommeke.


Early years

Jozef Nys was born in Berchem, Belgium in 1927. His family came from Koksijde, at the Belgian coast, where his grandfather was a fisherman. Jef Nys' father Hendrik moved to Antwerp after World War I, and worked in the port. Hendrik Nys married Louise Van Den Bos on 5 August 1922. Her father was a council member in Berchem and worked as a painter. He had a great influence on the young Jef. Hendrik and Louise Nys had four children, two of which died at a young age. Hendrik Nys died in 1941 when he was run over by a car while riding his bike.

When Jef Nys was 5 years old, he went to school in Berchem. He was a good student and a better artist, and when he was 11 years old, he st…Read more on Wikipedia