Kolor Klimax: Nordic Comics Now

Be the first to review this product

Availability: In stock

$29.99
OR

Quick Overview

In recent years Scandinavia has become a hotbed of cartooning activity, from the internationally acclaimed funny-animal stylings of Norway’s Jason to the hilarious slacker romps of Sweden’s Martin Kellerman and Dane Nikoline Werdelin’s Eisner-Award-nominated urban slice-of-life stories. This anthology of comics — many of them created especially for this book — offers an intoxicating and compelling sampling of current works from these countries. Skaal!

Kolor Klimax

Double click on above image to view full picture

Zoom Out
Zoom In

More Views

  • Kolor Klimax
  • Kolor Klimax (back cover)

Details

Jenni Rope [Finland] tells a minimalist tale of heartbreak in “The Island”; Peter Kielland’s [Denmark] Mr. Pig has an eventful day; Joanna Rubin Drang- er [Sweden] is “Always Prepared to Die for My Child”; Crumb-esque satirist Christopher Nielsen [Norway] boils down all of life to an eternal journey up the “Escalator”; Tommi Musturi [Finland] provides two full-color Jim Woodring-esque romps featuring his “Samuel” character; Johan F. Krarup [Denmark] visits a compulsive comics collector in “Nostalgia”; plus Bendik Kaltenborn’s [Norway] “The Great Underneath,” a dazzling wordless piece from Mardøn Smet [Denmark], the legendary Swedish cartoonist Joakim Pirinen’s ultra-virtuoso “My Life,” Drawn & Quarterly-published Amanda Vähämäki’s [Finland] pencil-smudged stylings, and much more.

Additional Information

Author Matthias Wivel (editor)
Publisher Fantagraphics Books
Page Count 250pp
Publication Size 8.5 x 10.5
Publication Notes softcover, full color
Publication Date February 22, 2012
ISBN 978-1-60699-520-4

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

The Bun Field

The Bun Field

$12.95
Athos in America

Athos in America

$24.99
Souvlaki Circus

Souvlaki Circus

$13.95
What I Did

What I Did

$24.99

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.