76 pages in colour
28.5 x 22.0 cm.
Published in Danish and French.
Meet supernatural sleuth Dr Harryhausen who fights false psychic media and explores the fifth dimension. Usually accompanied by his sidekick Homunculus – who, as his name suggests, is an artificial being created by an occult group whom Dr Harryhausen fiercely battles …
Rune Ryberg is an award-winning Danish comic book artist with a history in animation. His style is loose and colour-full, often with longer wordless sequences and a focus on the characters inner emotional struggles and tribulations. His work is not shy of vivid colours and the reader is usually subjected to a playful 70’s acid trip. In 2020, Rune received the Danish Arts Foundation’s 3-year work grant, for his contribution to the art that is a renewal of Danish comics.
Born in 1975. He holds a Master’s Degree in Danish Literature and Philosophy and works as a publishing editor and teaches creative writing. He has published the novels Helvedesmaskinen (2004, The Infernal Machine) and Besættelse (2005, Occupation) for young adults and the children’s vampire series Nattens Børn (2006, Children of the Night) along with several easy reading titles. His books in English include Halloween (2004) and The Ghost Rider (2005).
23,0 x 31,5, hardcover
Published in Danish
Ages 13 and up.
A Slave in the Levant is a special one-shot story, telling the origin of Nofret. The book can be read independently of the rest of the series.
Nofret is captured by pirates and sold at the slave market in Byblos. She is forced to march through the desert of Syria and married to a rich, old merchant in Babylon.
Published in Denmark with two variant covers, one for the younger audience and one for older readers.
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.
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.
17.0 x 24.0
This ‘edutainment’ comic is created in collaboration with Denmark’s Village Museum and based on memoirs of a carpenter apprentice around 1850 and his travels in Europe as a journeyman.
We learn secret rituals and workings of the Trade Guilds at the time.
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.