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  • A Raven in May


    1 book
    60 pages, hardcover b/w
    18.0 x 25.0 cm



    Author and illustrator Nicolai Hvidberg Jørgensen has created this book of Blackout Poetry with beautiful illustrations to support them.


    Nicolai Hvidberg Jørgensen Danish Comics Foreign RightsNicolai Hvidberg Jørgensen

    Freelance illustrator since 2009 working on illustration assignments ranging from posters, drawings to magazines, comic books, vinyl covers, portrait drawings, character designs to storyboards, murals, performance art, advertising ads, visual identity and T-shirt and logo design.



  • Aida Nur


    2 books (48 pages each) or 1 book (96 pages)
    23.0 x 31.5 (hardcover) or 22.0 x 29.5 cm (softcover)
    Published in Danish, French, Dutch, German. Rights sold to Estonia.
    Ages 9 and up.



    Cairo 1922. With a handful of friends, the belly dancer Aida Nur locates an old Egyptian tomb. Through her contacts, she tries for an easy escape from poverty by selling its antique treasures on the black market. But the news of the intact vault attracts all kinds of greedy types without scruples – from the nightclub owner Mohassib to the 7th Earl of Curmudgeon.
    A period crime story.

    New 2023 edition

    During 2021/22 Aida Nur was published in the German ZACK Magazin. For this occasion, the complete Aida Nur series was rescanned from the original drawings & colourings and digitally restored and embellished by Sussi Bech. This new edition was published in Denmark September 2023.

    Sussi Bech Danish Comics Foreign RightsSussi Bech

    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.



  • Anne’s Seizures


    1 book, 64 pages in colour
    19.0 x 27.0 cm
    Published in Danish
    Ages 10 and up.

    • Contact for Foreign Rights: Lene H.S. Toscano (Chief Medical Officer, Center for Functional Disorders Medical at Vejle Hospital, Denmark)
    • Reading sample: PDF in English



    Functional seizures affect every year 50 to 150 children and adolescents in Denmark. One in ten people examined for epilepsy is found to have functional seizures. This book explains in a new way to children and adolescents about functional seizures and how to deal with them.


    Lene H.S. ToscanoLene H.S. Toscano

    Lene H. S. Toscano is a Danish medical doctor and leader of the Center for Functional Disorders and Psychosomatics at Vejle Hospital in Denmark. She is also an author and journalist who has dedicated the last 15 years to teaching and being a mediator of knowledge about functional disorders. Anne’s Seizures is her most recent publication.

    Erik PetriErik Petri

    Erik Petri is a well-known danish Illustrator with roots in cartooning and has a great fondness for complex subjects, that can be challenging to translate visually. On this project, he has worked closely with the author and a group of psychiatrists from the Aarhus and Aalborg hospital, who are the expert panel in this particular illness case story. The comic book has been tested on children who suffer from seizures. He found this very insightful so that he could be sure that he was faithful to their experience. When he is not visualizing other people’s stories, he works on a larger comic opus about a symbolist painter, which he both draws and writes.


  • Cassiopeia’s New Star


    1 book
    270 pages, colour
    18.2 x 12.85

    Ages 12 and up

    Published in Swedish



    Charming and warm historic drama comedy. About renaissance science and the discovery of a new star in 1572 (a Super nova). Based on the Astronomer with the golden nose, Tycho Brahe’s (and his struggling sister Sofie’s) life and work, until his death at the court of Emperor Rudolf II Habsburg in Prague 1601.


    Anders WormAnders Worm

    Anders Worm grew up in Roskilde, Denmark. His animation film from the National Film School of Denmark was in the Cannes Film Festival’s 2001 official selection. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden and works from his own studio for Television and Film. More than seven years were spent on research and production of the graphic novel debut, Cassiopeia’s New Star, before it was released in 2023.


  • Clumsy Hans


    1 book
    20 pages, softcover b/w
    17.6 x 25.0 cm



    Clumsy-Hans is a H.C.Andersen fairytale from 1855. A very old story told once again. This time around in a comic book manner.


    Nicolai Hvidberg Jørgensen Danish Comics Foreign RightsNicolai Hvidberg Jørgensen

    Freelance illustrator since 2009 working on illustration assignments ranging from posters, drawings to magazines, comic books, vinyl covers, portrait drawings, character designs to storyboards, murals, performance art, advertising ads, visual identity and T-shirt and logo design.



  • Comet Kurt & Rex


    3 books
    68 pages
    16.0 x 23.0 cm

    Ages 6 years and up



    Comet Kurt has his very own space rocket. He has a very cool job too. Kurt is a rocket delivery boy flying through outer space with his trusted robot dog Rex. A fun read for young school children – guaranteed to spark their imagination.


    Morten Dürr Danish Comics Foreign RightsMorten Dürr

    Danish Childrens author with 61 published books, translated into 21 languages. Morten has won several national book awards including “Skriverprisen”, from the Educational Ministry of Denmark. Titles in this catalogue: “Comet Kurt and Rex”, “The Whispers Game”, “Ivalu” and “Zenobia”.


    Patrick Steptoe

    Former product designer turns comics artist and illustrations activist. With a penchant for creating pictorial narratives with satirical bite and absurd humor, Patrick has cultivated animation, comics and picture books for children. His latest award-winning album has received rave reviews.


  • Copenhagen Carnival Murder 1990


    1 book
    180 pages
    14.8 x 22.7 cm



    In 1990 a young woman was brutally murdered. The murderer was never found. A historian and artist discover a new perspective about the signature the murderer carved into the victim’s arm which points towards a whole different suspect. Based on a true story.


    Craig Frank

    Born in 1961, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Moved to Denmark in the late ’80s. Graduated with a BFA and has worked in animation. Has directed several animated films (JOURNEY to SATURN) and has created several graphic novels. JFK Secret OPS and COOL VALLEY.


    Troels Rasmussen

    Born in Denmark in 1967, educated as a historian. Worked many years as a researcher and has written several historical books. Today Troels works as a historian in a large international company and has worked together with Craig Frank on many animated projects.


  • Dorthea’s Survivals


    8 books
    More books in production
    48 pages each
    29.5 x 22.0 cm
    Ages 9 and up



    Dortheas Survivals Henriette Westh Danish Comics Foreign RightsBook 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.

    Dortheas Survivals Henriette Westh Danish Comics Foreign RightsBook 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.

    Dortheas Survivals Henriette Westh Danish Comics Foreign RightsBook 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.

    Dorthea's Survivals 6 - Brat!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: 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!

    Book 8: Blood Ties
    What is Dorthea doing on the back of Saint Peter? And sporting a shiny desert eagle instead of a key? She is probably pondering about that question herself. Dorthea’s Interpol colleague, Belle, appears to have joined a cult based in Rome. What possessed her do that? Dorthea and the rest of the team travel to Rome and are soon in direct confrontation with statues, aggressive cult leaders and even the Vatican.


    Henriette Westh Danish Comics Foreign RightsHenriette Westh

    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.

    Henriette Westh webpage


  • Grár


    1 book
    64 pages
    14.8 x 23.0 cm

    Ages 15 and up



    Wisconson, 1963, Lonely Greta fills the hole in her heart by attending strangers’ funerals. One day, she crashes the wrong funeral and her punishment is being able to see the GRÁR. Their need is much larger than hers.


    Craig Frank

    Born in 1961, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Moved to Denmark in the late ’80s. Graduated with a BFA and has worked in animation. Has directed several animated films (JOURNEY to SATURN) and has created several graphic novels. JFK Secret OPS and COOL VALLEY.


    Aksel Studsgarth

    Originally trained as an industrial designer but fell in love with animation and the film industry. Over the years, he’s worked for Amblimation, Dreamworks and LEGO as well as co-founding the successful visual effects c. Ghost VFX. He’s written several short stories and TO THE BONE and GRÁR are his first published comics.


  • History of the Runes


    1 book
    40 pages
    17.0 x 25.0 (hardcover)
    Published in Danish
    Ages 9 and up.



    A comic book which follows the runes from their creation and up to today, told by historical and mythological characters like the god Odin and Queen Thyra of Denmark. Their history has never before been told in comic book format.

    Published in March 2022 – 3rd printing ordered.


    Niels Roland Danish Comics Foreign RightsNiels Roland

    Debut in 1986 with The Studio (Atelieret), short satirical comics about a group of frustrated young artists. In 1990, 50 years after the German occupation, Roland, Morten Hesseldahl and Henrik Rehr made five volumes of Denmark Occupied (Danmark Besat), each covering one year of the occupation. Since then Niels has concentrated on daily and weekly comics for Danish newspapers, in recent years mainly Weekendavisen.


    Anders Lundh Hansen

    Historian and science reporter attached to the danish broadsheet newspaper ’Weekendavisen’. He has published a handful of historical books in Danish, and runs the facebook-site “1000 Viking Facts”, which has more than 12.000 followers.


    Lisbeth Imer

    The resident runologist at the National Museum of Denmark is one of the world’s leading experts on runes. In addition to scores of peer reviewed research papers, she has also published the monographies “Peasants and Prayers” (2017), and in Danish ”Rigets runer”(2018) and ”Danmarks Runesten” (2016).



  • Homunculus


    2 books
    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 Danish Comics Foreign RightsRune Ryberg

    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.


    Benni Bødker Danish Comics Foreign RightsBenni Bødker

    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).



  • Hour of Need


    1 book
    176 pages
    15,2 x 21,6 cm
    Ages 13 and up.

    Published in USA



    “Hour of Need – The Daring Escape of the Danish Jews During World War II”

    When the Nazis move to round up young Mette and her fellow Danish Jews in a surprise raid in 1943 after years of letting Denmark rule its people, her father must make life and death decisions to save his family.


    Ralph Shayne

    An entrepreneur and finance professional, and the son of a mother who was a Danish citizen until she married an American and immigrated to the United States in the 1960s. Born and raised in Chicago, his mere existence is predicated on being the offspring of a mother who was part of the one in ten European Jewish children to survive the War because of the rare bravery, compassion and exploits of her fellow Danish citizens.



    Tatiana Goldberg

    Tatiana Goldberg, born 1981. Illustrator and author. Creator of the award winning graphic novel series Kijara as well as award nominated graphic novel Anima. Teaches comics and character design.



  • Infection


    3 books
    78-66 pages
    Book 4 is in production.
    17,6 x 25,0 cm



    Infection is a story of rage and revenge and is told through action and humour.

    We get to meet Dave Blame on his way to destruction throughout vol. 1, 2 and 3 with more volumes coming.



    Casper Sand Danish Comics Foreign RightsCasper Sand Christensen

    A Danish comic artist and graphic designer, Casper’s published works include various newspaper strips and other anthology stories in Danish. He has been drawing comics for most of his life, but it is only recently that his work has been published in print. Infection has been a passion project for years now.



  • Learning for Life


    1 book
    160 pages
    18.0 x 24.5 cm



    A young inexperienced teacher takes the big step from a small art school to a huge institution for young adults. We meet the uptight, strict teacher who sees the school as a factory and the mellow, seen-it-all-before type, who’s just holding out for retirement. In the melting pot of this environment, a modern teacher is created.
    A harsh satire based on the Author’s own experience as a teacher — coming out in Autumn 2023.

    Best Danish Comic Award-winner

    “Learning for Life” is Simon Petersen’s next graphic novel after the highly acclaimed “Punk Life Crisis”, which won the Claus Deleuran Award for Best Danish Book in December 2022.


    Simon Petersen Danish Comics Foreign RightsSimon Petersen

    Simon Petersen is a Danish cartoonist, who has been published for many years in Denmark, but also in many other countries, especially the U.S. He has been nominated for an ‘Ignatz’ award. His American publisher Pronto Comics has put out 7 of his books during the years. Simon works mostly with the themes of dark humor and no-filter satire.



  • Marooned


    5 books
    128 pages each
    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    Published in Danish.
    Ages 6 and up



    A man lonely on an island. A classic theme. But no one has made so many funny comic strips using this concept, as Rasmus Julius.

    “Marooned” is a pantomime comic, so it is an easy read in every language and for all age groups.


    Rasmus JuliusRasmus Julius

    Rasmus Julius was born in 1969. Has worked in the commercial business and has made funny strips since 2000. His comics have been published in newspapers and magazines in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Luxemburg, Mexico, Venezuela and Costa Rica.



  • Max and Meta


    5 books
    28 pages, hardcover
    21.0 x 21.0 cm

    Ages 6-7 years old



    The Max and Meta books celebrate the truly brilliant and diverse world of nature that children live in today. They entertain, inform and delight readers about the colours, sounds, senses, forces of nature – and much more! The first books in the series cover topics like the Moon, Gravity and Time. Max and Meta explore the natural world around them with curiosity and silly stunts. With a snap of her fingers, Meta can do magic tricks, like time travel and transporting our two heroes to new places. The books are written for children aged 6-7.


    Lars-Ole Nejstgaard

    Lars-Ole Nejstgaard is a cartoonist and illustrator of children’s books, several of which have been adapted for film. He is also the political illustrator for a number of magazines and yearbooks – and has exhibited at the Comics Art Museum in Brussels. He is a member of Cartooning for Peace founded by the UN and Plantu from Le Monde.

    Troels Gollander

    Troels Gollander is one of Denmark’s most popular writers of science literature for children and young adults and is the prize-winning author of more than 100 natural science books for grade 1-9 pupils. He was a science teacher for many years and now writes about the subject he loves. He often speaks at schools and libraries to inspire children’s interest in the fantastic world of the natural sciences. With his motto “Making the complex simple” Troels Gollander makes science accessible to everyone.



  • MetroZone


    1 book
    134 pages, colour
    19.5 x 26.0 (hardcover)
    Published in Italy.

    Ages 13 and up



    Pursued by police and terrorists, a gamer girl and her biomechanized brother must escape the metro tunnels of a future sunken city before they too get flooded.

    Metrozone is a science fiction story for young adults, inspired by the great movies and sci-fi comics of the 1980s, as well as manga.

    It’s a highly original take on “the chosen girl” trope.


    Søren Glosimodt Mosdal

    Born 1972 in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Based in Copenhagen, Søren has worked for the last 20 years as a comic artist and illustrator for many major Danish newspapers and magazines as well as a wide range of publishers abroad.





  • My First Kiss


    1 book
    20 pages, colour
    17.0 x 24.0 cm



    “My first kiss” – is a graphic short story about three girlfriends who share their experience of getting their first kiss.
    It started as a personal project for Lena. A series of stories from her life, where nothing really extraordinary happens. The most extraordinary thing happens in the most normal moments.

    A tribute to all the people getting that first kiss.


    Lena NicolajsenLena Nicolajsen

    Illustrator from the Faroe Islands, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she works as a freelance illustrator and independent designer with illustration, pattern design, comics, and toy creatures for children and childish souls. Graduated from The Danish School of Design.



  • My Mind’s Eye


    1 book
    68 pages, colour
    20.5 x 28.6 (hardcover)

    Ages 15 and up



    A modern-day fairy tale, a dark fable with an undercurrent of existential horror. In a sequence of four intertwined short stories, we witness the undoing of a formerly happy, nuclear family.

    The fourth story was published worldwide in English in 2016 by Heavy Metal Entertainment LLC.


    Anna Laurine Kornum

    Born 1978 in Aarhus, Jutland. An academic, painter, author, and illustrator. Formally educated in biology and philosophy at the University of Copenhagen. Kornum’s work spans from scientific/ anatomical illustration to book covers. In 2016 her graphic short story ‘A Mind Bomb’ was featured in Heavy Metal Magazine. ‘My Mind’s Eye’ (2022) is her Danish debut novel.






  • Nightlife


    1 book
    64 pages, colours
    24.0 x 17.0 cm



    Come with the boy Otto on an exciting adventure into the mysteries of the night. When monsters disturb his sleep, Otto and his family embark on a quest to uncover the truth behind these nocturnal visitors. A heartwarming tale of courage, discovery and unexpected friendships.

    Ages 5 years and up


    Rene Birkholm Danish Comics Foreign RightsRené Birkholm

    Illustrator and writer with a fondness for comics and children’s books. Graduated as a graphic designer from the Design School in Kolding. Additionally, works as a freelance illustrator and teaches various creative subjects. Founder of the Azobe Books publishing house.




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