Comic
Dutch

Bing Bong

Merho (author)

Bing Bong

In series:
Target audience:
9-11 years and up, 12-14 years and up
Title
Bing Bong
Author
Merho
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Antwerpen: Standaard, 1990
46 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-02-16406-8

About Merho

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Merho, born Robert Merhottein on 24 October 1948, is a Belgian comic-book writer and artist, best known for creating the comic strip De Kiekeboes.

Early life

Robert Merhottein was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1948. As a child, he already loved the comics by Marc Sleen and Willy Vandersteen, and wanted to become a comics artist when he grew up. He studied at the Sint-Lukas Art School in Brussels in the 1960s.

Career

Merho's first two comics, Comi en Dakske and Zoz and Zef, were made when he is only a teenager. Afterwards, he worked for five years as an assistant on Jerom and Pats with Studio Vandersteen, but then started his own series, Kiekeboe, in the newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws. Contrary to the other major Flemish newspapers like De Standaard/Het Nieuwsblad (with Spike and Suzy) and H…Read more on Wikipedia