Remarkable Women: Jo Ader-Appels

It’s International Women’s Day, and here’s a comic I made a few years ago for an exhibition about Dutch artist Bas Jan Ader – I chose to highlight the story of his mother, Jo Ader-Appels, who showed remarkable strength through many hardships, including the murder of her husband and the disappearance of her son.

(click on the comic to read the big version)

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(click on the comic to read the big version)

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Author: Margreet de Heer

Dutch graphic novelist, known for her educational series 'A Discovery in Comics', featuring 'Philosophy', 'Science' and 'Religion'. In the works: 'World Domination' and 'Love'. Margreet lives and works in Amsterdam with her artistic husband Yiri and their black cat Toto.

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