Archive for September, 2012

On the Comics Scene: publisher Josefin Svenske, Kolik, and artists Lisa Rydberg and Elisa Rossholm.

On the Comics Scene: publisher Josefin Svenske, Kolik, and artists Lisa Rydberg and Elisa Rossholm.

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Tired but happy after four days of Book Fair in Gothenburg, publishers Mats Jonsson and Johannes Klenell, Galago.

Tired but happy after four days of Book Fair in Gothenburg, publishers Mats Jonsson and Johannes Klenell, Galago.

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Jimmy Wallin draws zombies, at Apart.

Jimmy Wallin draws zombies, at Apart.

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Sven-Bertil Bärnarp, signing at Egmont.

Sven-Bertil Bärnarp, signing at Egmont.

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Sture Hegerfors and a knight…

Sture Hegerfors and a knight...

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Publisher Lisa Wibom, at Wibom Books.

Publisher Lisa Wibom, at Wibom Books.

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Artist Malin Biller, signing at Egmont.

Artist Malin Biller, signing at Egmont.

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Artists Joakim Pirinen and Henrik Bromander, signing at Galago.

Artists Joakim Pirinen and Henrik Bromander, signing at Galago.

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Artist Kim W. Andersson signing at Kolik.

Artist Kim W. Andersson signing at Kolik.

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Publisher Rolf Classon, at Kartago, with a book celebrating his 60th birthday.

Publisher Rolf Classon, at Kartago, with a book celebrating his 60th birthday.

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Publisher Jonas Andersson, at Albumförlaget.

Publisher Jonas Andersson, at Albumförlaget.

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Publisher Fabian Göransson, with family at Kolik Förlag.

Publisher Fabian Göransson, with family at Kolik Förlag.

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Two men in vests and caps… Dennis Gustafsson (Viktor Kasparsson) and yours truly.

Two men in vests and caps... Dennis Gustafsson (Viktor Kasparsson) and yours truly.

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Johanna Kristiansson (Katten Nils) and Jonas Darnell (Herman Hedning) at the publisher Apart’s party.

Johanna Kristiansson (Katten Nils) and Jonas Darnell (Herman Hedning) at the publisher Apart's party.

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The person serving wine at Apart’s (the Swedish publisher of The Walking Dead) party…

The person serving wine at Apart's (the Swedish publisher of The Walking Dead) party...

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On-stage interview with Urhunden Award recipient, author and editor Janne Lundström, talking about how he was part of starting The Swedish Comics Association in 1968.

On-stage interview with Urhunden Award recipient, author and editor Janne Lundström, talking about how he was part of starting The Swedish Comics Association in 1968.

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Janne Lundström, just after having recieved the Unghunden Award.

Janne Lundström, just after having recieved the Unghunden Award.

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Janne Lundström recieves Unghunden, the special Urhunden award for promoting the reading of comics among children and young adults.

Janne Lundström recieves Unghunden, the special Urhunden award for promoting the reading of comics among children and young adults.

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Lisa Wibom, publisher of the graphic novel Tamara Drewe in Swedish, accepts the Urhunden Award for Posy Simmonds who could not attend today.

Lisa Wibom, publisher of the graphic novel Tamara Drewe in Swedish, accepts the Urhunden Award for Posy Simmonds who could not attend today.

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Sara Hansson, directly after receiving the Urhunden Award.

Sara Hansson, directly after receiving the Urhunden Award.

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Sara Hansson receives the Urhunden Award for the best Swedish original graphic novel.

Sara Hansson receives the Urhunden Award for the best Swedish original graphic novel.

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Arild Midthun drawing Kajsa (Daisy Duck in Swedish) and signing it for a woman named… Kajsa!

Arild Midthun drawing Kajsa (Daisy Duck in Swedish) and signing it for a woman named... Kajsa!

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Nicolas Krizan and Stef Gaines at Optimal Press.

Nicolas Krizan and Stef Gaines at Optimal Press.

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Jamil Mani representing C’est Bon Kultur at the Book Fair in Gothenburg.

Jamil Mani representing C'est Bon Kultur at the Book Fair in Gothenburg.

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Mikael Sol interviewing Simon Gärdenfors on the Comics Scene.

Mikael Sol interviewing Simon Gärdenfors on the Comics Scene.

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Yours truly interviewing Don Rosa on stage.

Yours truly interviewing Don Rosa on stage.

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Don Rosa drawing on the Comics Scene.

Don Rosa drawing on the Comics Scene.

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Part of the crowd looking at Don Rosa talking about “How NOT to draw Donald Duck.”

Part of the crowd looking at Don Rosa talking about "How NOT to draw Donald Duck."

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At dinner with Germund von Wowern and Don Rosa, among others.

At dinner with Germund von Wowern and Don Rosa, among others.

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The panel on Strindberg in comics, with Fabian Göransson, Per Demervall, Anneli Furmark, Henrik Lange and Ola Skogäng. And me as moderatpr.

The panel on Strindberg in comics, with Fabian Göransson, Per Demervall, Anneli Furmark, Henrik Lange and Ola Skogäng. And me as moderatpr.

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Yours truly on stage advocating the use of comics in schools and libraries.

Yours truly on stage advocating the use of comics in schools and libraries.

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Me and Jakob Hallin, talking about the Swedish Comics Association’s new system of web pages, at the Comics Scene.

Me and Jakob Hallin, talking about the Swedish Comics Association's new system of web pages, at the Comics Scene.

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Mats Jonsson, Liv Strömquist and Henrik Lange, telling comics and politics in Aftonbladets tent at the Book Fair in Gothenburg.

Mats Jonsson, Liv Strömquist and Henrik Lange, telling comics and politics in Aftonbladets tent at the Book Fair in Gothenburg.

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Jan Berglin signing at the Comics Scene, after a very popular talk on stage.

Jan Berglin signing at the Comics Scene, after a very popular talk on stage.

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Panel debate in the decline of the publishing venues for Swedish comics strips, on the Comics Scene at the Book Fair in Gothenburg. Part of the panel: Rolf Classon, Håkon Strand, Mikael Tegebjer and Malin Biller. And me as moderator.

Panel debate in the decline of the publishing venues for Swedish comics strips, on the Comics Scene at the Book Fair in Gothenburg. Part of the panel: Rolf Classon, Håkon Strand, Mikael Tegebjer and Malin Biller. And me as moderator.

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Meantime Chocolate. Flying Barrel, Gothenburg.

Meantime Chocolate. Flying Barrel, Gothenburg.

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Travelling, and working our way towards the Book Fair in Gothenburg.

Travelling, and working our way towards the Book Fair in Gothenburg.

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This sign greeted me, when arriving at my new work place at Malmö University today. It’s great to have such fun colleagues. Now I’ll have to wear my bowler hat to work every day.

This sign greeted me, when arriving at my new work place at Malmö University today. It's great to have such fun colleagues. Now I'll have to wear my bowler hat to work every day.

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Two dogs in my library, wondering what all the fuzz was about today.

Two dogs in my library, wondering what all the fuzz was about today.

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Autumn moving forward.

Autumn moving forward.

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Rapt attention, Skylanders style.

Rapt attention, Skylanders style.

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A true princess! My beautiful nièce.

A true princess! My beautiful nièce.

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Henri Gylander talks at the Comics Art School about the comics festival i Helsinki, where his debut book was released.

Henri Gylander talks at the Comics Art School about the comics festival i Helsinki, where his debut book was released.

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The wife, at Malmö Brewhouse, not drinking beer.

The wife, at Malmö Brewhouse, not drinking beer.

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“Old man with cap”

"Old man with cap"

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View from my work place. Whenever I’m down, Krazy is always there to cheer me up.

View from my work place. Whenever I'm down, Krazy is always there to cheer me up.

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My current work space at the Swedish Comics Association. I’m in the lounge section.

My current work space at the Swedish Comics Association. I'm in the lounge section.

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Mushroom hunting in the Swedish woodlands.

Mushroom hunting in the Swedish woodlands.

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Late bloomer.

Late bloomer.

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Redecorating our summer cottage.

Redecorating our summer cottage.

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Have you seen this man? If so, report the incident imediatelly to the authorities!

Have you seen this man? If so, report the incident imediatelly to the authorities!

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Harvesting the hops.

Harvesting the hops.

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The view from the porch at our summer cottage, with the hops in full bloom. Home brewed beer anyone?

The view from the porch at our summer cottage, with the hops in full bloom. Home brewed beer anyone?

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Visiting the Swedish Comics Archive, with Thomas Storn.

Visiting the Swedish Comics Archive, with Thomas Storn.

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The Maltese comics artist and professor Gorg Mallia at the Comics Art School of Malmö.

The Maltese comics artist and professor Gorg Mallia at the Comics Art School of Malmö.

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Gorg Mallia lecturing at the Comics Art School.

Gorg Mallia lecturing at the Comics Art School.

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After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

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After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

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After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

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After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

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After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

After Work with the Swedish Comics Association.

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