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.
82 and 76 pages
black and white
21,8 x 27,8 cm
Chili Gomobo #1: Raktus
Chili Gomobo is a street performer on the planet Raktus. His ancient robot, which is clumsy and annoying, helps. And the income is low. A state of chaos is rising.
Chili Gomobo #2: Svanninge
Violas life is hell. Her boyfriend is violent, lazy and a drunk. She suffers from migraine. Viola is desperate. Is there any help to get in the alternative world? Some acupuncture or magic, perhaps?
René Birkholm holds degrees as graphic designer (The Design School Kolding). René Birkholm’s genre is science fiction with a twist and a critical approach. Issues such as gene therapy, racism, karma and abuse of nature are at stake.
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.
48 pages each
22,0 x 29,5 cm
The series is about a family of dragons and their problems with living in modern society. They get into trouble with other characters who have other plans for the town. Plans which will suit their personal interests more.
This April, Fantagraphics will begin releasing the Gnuff series in the United States, starting with a compilation that contains the first three stories.
Comics artist and writer. Has worked with the European editions of Donald Duck and Woody Woodpecker. Gnuff (aka The Dragons) and Villiam are two of his own comics creations.
Since the start of his career in the 1970s, he has worked for Danish, Swedish and Dutch comics publishers. During the 2010s he has also acted as a novelist.