More books in production
48 pages each
29.5 x 22.0 cm
Ages 9 and up
Book 1: The Death List
Interpol agent Dorthea Bourgogne gets busy when Interpol discover that a deathlist exists on which Dorthea herself is next in line. Her investigation takes her to castles, dungeons, train roofs and house roofs before the mystery is solved.
Book 2: Lullaby
Interpol agent Dorthea Bourgogne spots the face of an assassin that once tried to kill her.
She goes undercover and is soon dangling from the ropes of a Viking ship before she identifies the assassin’s target and cracks the case.
Book 3: The Castle of Vultures
The conclusion to the previous book, ”Lullaby”. Dorthea wakes up inside a castle tower after having been abducted. She immediately sets out to survive and overcome the culprits, applying various mines and leftover weapons as well as her trusted fist.
Book 4: The Gates of Hell
When Dorthea takes out her horse, Rinaldo, for an endurance ride in Turkmenistan, they encounter a very spooked horse. What happened? The incident takes Dorthea and her horse to the Karakum Desert and to the crater, ”The Gates of Hell”.
Book 5: Phantasm
Dorthea’s XO, Nicky, has a thundering headache. Dorthea soon realises that Nicky is suffering from more than just common pain. Time and aggressive villains are their enemies in their quest to find a cure before Nicky’s head turns to mush.
Book 6: Brat!
Four prequels from Dorthea’s past: 1 – BRAT! describes a pivotal time in her childhood when she encounters a certain Interpol agent for the first time; 2 – Ruh Inche Altyn Dogry concerns her education as an Interpol agent; 3 – The Affair of the Baroness is about how she met the Baron and the Baroness; and finally The Specialist is about how she was appointed a special team.
Book 7 (to be published i 2023): Zoo
Dorthea and her team have to cut short a recreational weekend when they are called in to investigate the disappearance of a colleague. The case brings them to a zoo in Toronto where Dorthea goes undercover as a zookeeper. Apart from birthing giraffes and horny silverbacks, she also encounters a particularly aggressive Siberian tiger and the most vicious species of all: humans!
Born 1963, autodidact artist with an affinity for comics. In 1988, her first professional comic book, “Hamlet 5. akt, scene 2” was published by Bogfabrikken. In 2020 she rekindled her old comics character, Dorthea, and created a full story of 44 pages and established her own publishing house. Henriette is constantly working on new comic books, and she has no intention of stopping any time soon.
Book 1, 48 pages
Book 2, 96 pages
Book 3, 60 pages
29.5 x 21.0 cm
Ages 12 and up.
In the socialist future of tomorrow, Weneetryhl – who helped found the galactic federation – finds herself travelling through the universe, where she encounters unsavoury characters, patriarchal civilizations, the remnants of an old Christian space colony and dinosaurs.
Born in 1953. Paul Arne Kring is a theatre scenographer, puppet designer and comics artist. In 1969 he had his first story with Weneetryhl published in Denmark, and in recent years three more stories have come from his talented hands. His detective stories with Bolette Hansen was published weekly in the Danish tabloid Ekstra Bladet.
22,0 x 29,5 cm
Rights sold to USA, UK, Australia, Germany, Belgium, Holland and Iceland.
Mortensen is a timetraveler, traveling through history and solving complicated problems. Everything in the books are based on real events. In the backmatter of every book you can find data to support the book and continue research on your own. The books are popular in schools for educational purposes.
In 1908, a giant explosion takes place over the Russian region Tonguska. Mortensen is led back to Berlin in 1944. At the same time scientist Niels Bohr and British Prime Minister Churchill meet in London to discuss the atomic bomb – it has been stolen. Mortensen’s faithful helper, the witch, is kidnapped to serve as a pilot for a secret operation. Based on real events.
Lars Jakobsen is a Danish documentary filmmaker, author, artist and graphic designer. He has worked with a wide range of graphic styles, and amongst other things done illustrations for the fashion industry, advertisements, movies, cartoons and comics. He is the founder and organizer of the Art Bubble comic book festival. In Denmark, he is well known for his humorous comic strip Ganske Vist. He is also the artist behind the adventures series Mortensen’s Escapades, which in recent years has stepped out into the world.
80 pages (63 comics pages + 12 page illustrated appendix)
23.0 x 31.5, hardcover
Published in Danish and English
Ages 13 and up
One spring day in 1820, during a lecture, the Danish physicist Hans Christian Ørsted allowed a current from a battery to pass through a platinum wire that lay across a compass – and the compass needle moved! Ørsted had thereby demonstrated the link between electricity and magnetism.
Hans Christian Ørsted is one of Denmark’s greatest natural scientists, and this comic book is being published to mark the 200th anniversary of his discovery of electromagnetism. But Ørsted was also one of the leading cultural figures of the Danish Golden Age and lived in a dramatic time for Denmark. This is the story of his life.
With more than 5,000 copies sold so far, »Ørsted. He electrified the world« is the best selling comic from 2020 produced by Danish authors. A 6th printing has just been ordered.
The team behind »Ørsted« is now working on a new book related to the history of Physics. The comic book will see publication in Autumn 2022.
A 1983 graduate from the School of Applied Arts in Copenhagen, Sussi Bech is an award-winning cartoonist living in Denmark. Her most popular graphic novel is Nofret – 13 volumes so far – which stars a young Egyptian girl in the land of the pharaohs and combines her adventures with historically accurate depictions of ancient Egypt. Sussi Bech has won several awards for her work.
Graduate from Design School Kolding.
Founding member of Gimle Studio in Copenhagen 1980.
Since 2006 he has collaborated with national museums using comics to visualise the lives of people who went before us: Iron age tribes in East Jutland, Saints from Jacques de Compostella to Santa Claus, Seamen in the Caribbean, crusaders, carpenters and scientists alike.
This work earned him the Hanne Hansen award in 2014.
Born in 1958. He holds a PhD in physics and is a senior researcher at the Danish National Space Institute, where he conducts research into climate change. He has previously worked at the universities of Aarhus and Copenhagen, the CERN research centre in Geneva and several US universities.