Peter Pontiac (born Peter J.G. Pollmann; 28 April 1951 – 20 January 2015) was a Dutch cartoonist, comics artist and illustrator. He was the winner of the 1997 Stripschapprijs. Pontiac died on 20 January 2015, after a lengthy battle with severe liver disease.
Photo: Frank van Oortmerssen
|Born||Peter J.G. Pollmann|
28 April 1951
|Died||20 January 2015 (aged 63)|
|Awards||2011 - Marten Toonderprijs|
1997 - Stripschapprijs
He was known for leading a life in the fringe and was addicted to heroin for several years, something he drew autobiographical comics about as well.  He illustrated various album covers for bands like Parados, Thud!, The Bouncers, The Schizofrenics, Dead Moon and bootleg singles by Lou Reed and Bob Dylan. 
- 2011 - Rhythm, Oog & Blik (Complete collected comics 1969–2011, except Kraut)
- 2000 - Kraut Biografiek (Podium)
- 1998 - De ketens van kitsch (ISBN 90-801-821-0-9)
- 1998 - The Quick Brown Fax
- 1990-1997 - Pontiac Review (a series of 7 books) (Oog & Blik)
- 1997 - Lost in the Lowlands, self-published, 2nd printing Oog & Blik
- 1994 - De luchtgitaar (Meulenhoff)
- 1993 - The making of sacred pin-ups (Griffioen)
- 1990 - Requiem Fortissimo (ISBN 90-303-8941-9) (Oog & Blik)
- 1981 - Natural Jewboy (illustr.) (ISBN 90-70460-01-7)
- "38 jaar de Stripschapprijs - 1974–2011". Het Stripschap. Retrieved 28 December 2011.
- "Striptekenaar Peter Pontiac overleden". www.NOS.nl (in Dutch). 21 January 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
- "Graphic Novel: Kunstenaar Peter Pontiac over de dood" (in Dutch). 1 June 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
- "STYX of de Zesplankenkoorts, door Peter Pontiac". www.voordekunst.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 21 January 2015.
- "Marten Toonderprijs voor Peter Pontiac". www.eenvandaag.nl (in Dutch). 9 September 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
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