Archive for October, 2012

The view from my current work (and relaxation) location.

The view from my current work (and relaxation) location.

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At the Tutankhamun exhibition in Malmö. Well worth the visit.

At the Tutankhamun exhibition in Malmö. Well worth the visit.

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The making of a traditional sugar beet lantern.

The making of a traditional sugar beet lantern.

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Extended family: me and my wife, with the mother of my son and her daughter. Photo taken by my son.

Extended family: me and my wife, with the mother of my son and her daughter. Photo taken by my son.

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The cover to the next issue of the Dotterbolaget fanzine in the making.

The cover to the next issue of the Dotterbolaget fanzine in the making.

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Jamil Mani showing the comics researchers C’est Bon Kultur’s studio, during the guided tour of The Comic Art Centre, the final part of the academic comics conference in Malmö.

Jamil Mani showing the comics researchers C'est Bon Kultur's studio, during the guided tour of The Comic Art Centre, the final part of the academic comics conference in Malmö.

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Third assignement of the day, talk about Shakespeare in comics, at a Litteralund event with hundreds of librarians and teachers in the audience.

Third assignement of the day, talk about Shakespeare in comics, at a Litteralund event with hundreds of librarians and teachers in the audience.

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Today’s second assignement, talk on local radio about why we need comics research.

Today's second assignement, talk on local radio about why we need comics research.

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More animated academic discussions at the comics conference.

More animated academic discussions at the comics conference.

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The Nordic comics researchers visiting my library.

The Nordic comics researchers visiting my library.

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Getting down to it. All the Nordic comics researchers at the NNCORE Malmö conference are right now into heavy discussions on our research questions.

Getting down to it. All the Nordic comics researchers at the NNCORE Malmö conference are right now into heavy discussions on our research questions.

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Academic conference on comics under way.

Academic conference on comics under way.

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Just watched Prospero’s Books by Peter Greenaway. “Whoa!” is a proper reaction I think.

Just watched Prospero's Books by Peter Greenaway. "Whoa!" is a proper reaction I think.

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Beer porn.

Beer porn.

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Stockholm Trip: The third meeting.

Stockholm Trip: The third meeting.

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Stockholm Trip: (Almost) random meet, Joanna Hellgren at her beautiful exhibition at the Swedish Museum of Architecture.

Stockholm Trip: (Almost) random meet, Joanna Hellgren at her beautiful exhibition at the Swedish Museum of Architecture.

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Stockholm Trip: Random meet, Thomas Karlsson (comics curator) and Ola Skogäng (comics artist).

Stockholm Trip: Random meet, Thomas Karlsson (comics curator) and Ola Skogäng (comics artist).

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Stockholm Trip: Meeting number two.

Stockholm Trip: Meeting number two.

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Stockholm Trip: Meeting number one.

Stockholm Trip: Meeting number one.

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A sandwich with newly picked and slightly fried hedgehog mushrooms.

A sandwich with newly picked and slightly fried hedgehog mushrooms.

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Who’s zoomin’ who?

Who's zoomin' who?

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Looking for mushrooms.

Looking for mushrooms.

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View from our “summer cottage”, a misnomer as we use it just as much in the glorious autumn.

View from our "summer cottage", a misnomer as we use it just as much in the glorious autumn.

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Home exercise, Wii style.

Home exercise, Wii style.

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Henri Gyllander talks about his most recent project, at The Comics Art School. #thecomicsartschool

Henri Gyllander talks about his most recent project, at The Comics Art School.

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Mari Ahokoivu from Finland talks about her career and her projects at The Comics Art School.

Mari Ahokoivu from Finland talks about her career and her projects 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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Clouds are forming, at Malmö University.

Clouds are forming, at Malmö University.

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One last, for the road.

One last, for the road.

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Playing with the images from The Robin Hood Beer Festival.

Playing with the images from The Robin Hood Beer Festival.

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Darwin and me. Two more guys with beards. #naturalhistorymuseum #darwin

Darwin and me. Two more guys with beards.

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Visiting the Natural History Museum in London. The Triceratops awoke the dinosaur loving kid inside of me. #naturalhistorymuseum #dinosaurs

Visiting the Natural History Museum in London. The Triceratops awoke the dinosaur loving kid inside of me.

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The Natural History Museum in London. #dinosaurs #naturalhistorymuseum

The Natural History Museum in London.

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More beautiful British architechture, from the main hall of the Natural History Museum.

More beautiful British architechture, from the main hall of the Natural History Museum.

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Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, supposedly the oldest pub in England. Quite a nice place, with winding stairs and rooms seemingly carved out of the bedrock.

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, supposedly the oldest pub in England. Quite a nice place, with winding stairs and rooms seemingly carved out of the bedrock.

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At the entrance to this beer festival you are given a glas and tokens for the beer. A great system for walking around and trying out new kinds of beer.

At the entrance to this beer festival you are given a glas and tokens for the beer. A great system for walking around and trying out new kinds of beer.

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There’s 1 097 different beers at this festival. So many beers, so little time…

There's 1 097 different beers at this festival. So many beers, so little time...

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The Robin Hood Beer Festival. Huge place, loads of people.

The Robin Hood Beer Festival. Huge place, loads of people.

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The interior of the great comic shop Page 45, Nottingham.

The interior of the great comic shop Page 45, Nottingham.

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From the beautiful window display at the comic shop Page 45 in Nittingham.

From the beautiful window display at the comic shop Page 45 in Nittingham.

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Beautiful industrial era ceiling at The St. Pancreas Station.

Beautiful industrial era ceiling at The St. Pancreas Station.

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Your average Batmobile, parked in Notting Hill.

Your average Batmobile, parked in Notting Hill.

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Here we go!

Here we go!

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Now this is more like it!

Now this is more like it!

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More surrealism. The London Tube.

More surrealism. The London Tube.

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Surreal!

Surreal!

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Look kids, comics!

Look kids, comics!

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Simone Büchert reports on the Danish comics festival Art Bubble, at the open Friday brunch at the Comics Art School.

Simone Büchert reports on the Danish comics festival Art Bubble, at the open Friday brunch at the Comics Art School.

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Germund von Wowern and Mikael Sol talks at the Comics Art School about their jobs as comic book editors at Egmont Kärnan.

Germund von Wowern and Mikael Sol talks at the Comics Art School about their jobs as comic book editors at Egmont Kärnan.

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From the new Swedish Edward Gorey book. Brilliant stuff!

From the new Swedish Edward Gorey book. Brilliant stuff!

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The second Swedish dissertation on comics, ever. Yay!

The second Swedish dissertation on comics, ever. Yay!

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Me an the Captain.

Me an the Captain.

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Freshly baked scones, anyone?

Freshly baked scones, anyone?

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Kamilla Rydahl, long-time common-law spouse of Gunnar Krantz, proposes on his 50th birthday party.

Kamilla Rydahl, long-time common-law spouse of Gunnar Krantz, proposes on his 50th birthday party.

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Gunnar Krantz, giving a speech at his 50th birthday party.

Gunnar Krantz, giving a speech at his 50th birthday party.

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Pokemon Rumble!

Pokemon Rumble!

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My work space.

My work space.

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Everyone gathering around the comics originals, after the talk by artist Rikke Bakman.

Everyone gathering around the comics originals, after the talk by artist Rikke Bakman.

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Artist Rikke Bakman talks about the creation of her much lauded graphic novel Glimtar, during a Comics Soaré at the Comics Art Centre in Malmö.

Artist Rikke Bakman talks about the creation of her much lauded graphic novel Glimtar, during a Comics Soaré at the Comics Art Centre in Malmö.

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Just playing around with the photos from the Urhunden Award ceremony.

Just playing around with the photos from the Urhunden Award ceremony.

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Two different formats, but the same comic. Mine and Hanna’s homage to Kristiina Kolehmainen in Bild & Bubbla and in the tribute book Kristiina från Kotka.

Two different formats, but the same comic. Mine and Hanna's homage to Kristiina Kolehmainen in Bild & Bubbla and in the tribute book Kristiina från Kotka.

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Yours truly as a bust made out of mortar, courtesy of Hanna.

Yours truly as a bust made out of mortar, courtesy of Hanna.

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Some of all the books I brought home with me from the Book Fair in Gothenburg.

Some of all the books I brought home with me from the Book Fair in Gothenburg.

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Artist Henri Gyllander, at Kolik.

Artist Henri Gyllander, at Kolik.

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