Archive for June, 2013

Once again my Stetson Panama hat makes me fit right into the environment. Here surrounded by piranhas from the Amazon.

Once again my Stetson Panama hat makes me fit right into the environment. Here surrounded by piranhas from the Amazon.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

In the mail: two hand-bound volumes, collecting all the Swedish Adamson/Silent Sam yearly collections from the start in 1921 up until 1946.

In the mail: two hand-bound volumes, collecting all the Swedish Adamson/Silent Sam yearly collections from the start in 1921 up until 1946.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Yay! Victory! In the latest catalogue for the publisher Bonnier Carlsen, Simon Lundström, who lost this translating assignements when he was accused of owning drawings that was deemed as child pornography, has been reinstated as translator after being acquitted. Admittedly, this is probably the last volume to be translated into Swedish, but it is still a victory!

Yay! Victory! In the latest catalogue for the publisher Bonnier Carlsen, Simon Lundström, who lost this translating assignements when he was accused of owning drawings that was deemed as child pornography, has been reinstated as translator after being acquitted. Admittedly, this is probably the last volume to be translated into Swedish, but it is still a victory!

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Today’s read. Have already read it in French, but must admit that I got more of the subtleties from the Danish edition… Good, mature, understated story about a young Palestinian man living behind the new Iron Curtain.

Today's read. Have already read it in French, but must admit that I got more of the subtleties from the Danish edition... Good, mature, understated story about a young Palestinian man living behind the new Iron Curtain.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Today’s read. An intriguing, strange, understated story, which has me glamoring for the next volume.

Today's read. An intriguing, strange, understated story, which has me glamoring for the next volume.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Working mom.

Working mom.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Playing the board-game Ankh-Morpork and drinking the Trappist beer Rochefort, one of my all time favorites. A good way to spend Midsummer’s Eve.

Playing the board-game Ankh-Morpork and drinking the Trappist beer Rochefort, one of my all time favorites. A good way to spend Midsummer's Eve.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Proud father with the new daughter, Linnea. Just about the smallest thing ever.

Proud father with the new daughter, Linnea. Just about the smallest thing ever.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Wifey pruning the bushes. Less than three weeks to go.

Wifey pruning the bushes. Less than three weeks to go.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

The very first issue of Bamse, in Sami.

The very first issue of Bamse, in Sami.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

#comics #copenhagencomics #graphicnovels

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Exposing our Danish, British and American friends to some good old Swedish summer sun.

Exposing our Danish, British and American friends to some good old Swedish summer sun.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

The British publishers Accent UK and Greg Bennet from Gosh Comics in the US, visiting the Comic Art School, being harased by the students :)

The British publishers Accent UK and Greg Bennet from Gosh Comics in the US, visiting the Comic Art School, being harased by the students :)

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Emmanuel Guibert drawing a portrait of yours truly.

Emmanuel Guibert drawing a portrait of yours truly.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

From the presentation on Hvad er en tegneserie? (What are comics?), at Copenhagen Comics. A surprisingly large audience attended my lecture, and had some interesting questions. Makes me think that an English version might not be such a bad idea…

From the presentation on Hvad er en tegneserie? (What are comics?), at Copenhagen Comics. A surprisingly large audience attended my lecture, and had some interesting questions. Makes me think that an English version might not be such a bad idea...

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

On stage with Norwegian strip artist Frode Överli, of Pondus fame, at Copenhagen Comics.

On stage with Norwegian strip artist Frode Överli, of Pondus fame, at Copenhagen Comics.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

And the crowd goes wild: Mordön Smet recieves the Award for best Danish Graphic novel. The applauds never wanted to end.

And the crowd goes wild: Mordön Smet recieves the Award for best Danish Graphic novel. The applauds never wanted to end.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Getting ready for the Ping Award ceremony.

Getting ready for the Ping Award ceremony.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

The traditional poser photo, with publisher extraordinaire Paw Mathiasen.

The traditional poser photo, with publisher extraordinaire Paw Mathiasen.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

The new book, on display.

The new book, on display.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Interviewing the incredible talented Emmanuel Guibert, at Copenhagen Comics.

Interviewing the incredible talented Emmanuel Guibert, at Copenhagen Comics.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Emmanuel Guibert signing and drawing, at Copenhagen Comics.

Emmanuel Guibert signing and drawing, at Copenhagen Comics.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Signing my new Danish book, Hvad er tegneserier?

Signing my new Danish book, Hvad er tegneserier?

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Interviewing Swedish artist Malin Biller, who has been nominerad for the prestigious Ping Award.

Interviewing Swedish artist Malin Biller, who has been nominerad for the prestigious Ping Award.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Meeting with representatives from the comics organisations of the Nordic countries. Great plans being made.

Meeting with representatives from the comics organisations of the Nordic countries. Great plans being made.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailfacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail