Planning to update my knowledge on the bourgeoning Indian graphic novel market during the next year or so. Thanks to Sumit Kumar and Thomas Karlsson for getting me started with this little gem.
Just visited to the local library, and found comics artist and professor Gunnar Krantz reading my book Seriebiblioteket (The Comics Library).
Just bought this beauty, with a painting of the Swedish comics character 91:an. OK, so now I’ll probably have to buy the christmas album from 1939, which quite obviously was the model of the drawing.
This “little” tome (it’s almost 500 pages long) was published a while ago, but I just now got a copy. I contributed with the article “Propaganda in Graphic Novels: Sex, War & Politics!”.
More brand new books with contributions by yours truly. This is the second book from the Swedish Comics Archive, focusing on the comics culture in Sweden in the 1960s. I’ve contributed an interview with pioneering comics historian Sture Hegerfors, and an article about the likewise pioneering female comics artist Ulla van Rooy, who illustrated a…
Is it really the 17th book since we started the Comic Art School? I made sure we created a yearbook that very first year, i.e. 1999/2000, otherwise there would not have been an impetuous for making sure there was one each and every year. Now it would feel incredibly wrong to break this winning streak. But…
The Swedish comics character Adamson (Silent sam), featured on a cigar band, made for the German market by what seems to be a French manufacturer. International indeed.