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Henryk Jerzy Chmielewski [Papcio Chmiel] , 1923 - 2021

Comic book writer, graphic artist and journalist; as a soldier of Armia Krajowa [Home Army] with code-name “Jupiter” he took part in the Warsaw Uprising (1944); illustrator for a teens magazine Świat Młodych; author of many comic book series, including the widely popular Tytus, Romek i A’Tomek [Tytus, Romek and A’Tomek], a well above 30-part comic book series about a talking chimpanzee who tries to become human; awarded the Gloria Artis Medal for Merit for Culture (Gold Class), the Warsaw Cross of the Uprising, the Commander’s Cross of the Order Polonia Restituta (for outstanding achievements in national culture) and the Order of the Smile, an international award (launched in Poland in 1968) given by children to people distinguished in their pro-children activities.


Official website (accessed: July 4, 2018).


Bio prepared by Magdalena Łokieć, University of Warsaw, magdalena.anna.lokiec@student.uw.edu.pl.


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Courtesy of the Author.

Henryk Jerzy Chmielewski [Papcio Chmiel]

Comic book writer, graphic artist and journalist; as a soldier of Armia Krajowa [Home Army] with code-name “Jupiter” he took part in the Warsaw Uprising (1944); illustrator for a teens magazine Świat Młodych; author of many comic book series, including the widely popular Tytus, Romek i A’Tomek [Tytus, Romek and A’Tomek], a well above 30-part comic book series about a talking chimpanzee who tries to become human; awarded the Gloria Artis Medal for Merit for Culture (Gold Class), the Warsaw Cross of the Uprising, the Commander’s Cross of the Order Polonia Restituta (for outstanding achievements in national culture) and the Order of the Smile, an international award (launched in Poland in 1968) given by children to people distinguished in their pro-children activities.


Official website (accessed: July 4, 2018).


Bio prepared by Magdalena Łokieć, University of Warsaw, magdalena.anna.lokiec@student.uw.edu.pl.


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