I am a journalist, author and academic who has studied comics since the early 1990’s. I am chief editor of Bild & Bubbla – Scandinavia’s largest as well as the world’s second oldest magazine about comics.
I am founder and current President of the Comics Archive, the largest archive for the art form of comics in Northern Europe. I was also part of starting the Comics Art School of Sweden, some 25 years ago, where I’m still a professor.
I write regularly for newspapers and magazines about comics, was the founder and editor of Scandinavian Journal for Comic Art (SJoCA) and was also founding member of the Nordic Network for Comics Research (NNCORE).
As an academic and a writer of popular culture books, my interests lies in how culture and comics meet, how they influence each other and how these influences travel, across national and cultural borders. Among the books I have written are the English language Swedish Comics History, Black Images in the Comics, The Comics Go to Hell, Comic Art Propaganda, Jewish Images in the Comics,as well as my thesis Comics and the Middle East.
I live and work in Sweden.