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Al Khemet

Al Khemet is placed somewhere between art and comics. It was first exhibited at Høstutstillingen 2018, Norway’s largest marking of contemporary art that takes place in Oslo every autumn. However, Al Khemet was always intended to be presented in book format, and here it finally is.

Al Khemet is a term from the ancient Egypt meaning “from the black land”. This can be read as an inspiration for the format of the project being drawn only by black ink. Al Khemet is also the origin of the word “alchemy”, and this can be seen as an inspiration for the story as well.

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Tidevann / Tidal Water

The animator Tuva Synnevåg has made her book debut with a poetic story about ocean mysteries. The main character lives on a small island. Suddenly one day a book flows in with the tide. The book shows pictures of a world outside and tells her she is not alone. She sets on a journey to explore the world.

Tidal water (Tidevann) is told with poetic pictures and without any text. Order the book here.

Hexagon

Hexagon is a stand alone follow up to the book Squidologi from earlier this year. Thomas Falla Eriksen has made a wordless creative fantasy in time and space. He gets his visual inspiration from classical European artists like Moebius and Casa, but is also inspired by music and movies from the eighties. As in Squidologi the story is a playful take on conspiracy theories, theology, quantum physics and sci fi literature. This time he specially uses mythology and symbols linked to the planet Saturn. Order it here.

Squidologi


The cosmic science fiction comic book Squidologi is made by Thomas Falla Eriksen. The 180 pages are a wordless creative fantasy in time and space. The artist finds his inspiration in conspiracy theories, theology, quantum physics, literature and classical French comic books.
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Nedzus lykter / Lanterns of Nedzu

With inspiration from both European and Japanese comics Rui Tenreiro tells a fascinating story including both crab fights and passionate love. The graphic storytelling and atmospheric colors makes this an unique reading experience. The book is in Norwegian, but translation sheets will be attached to the shipment.

Okoye is a crab wrangler who’s very attached to his fighting crab. One evening, they win the Nedzu crab championship, but on the way home Okoye becomes fascinated by a riddle he reads on a paper lantern floating down a small stream near Nedzu village. The love riddle leads him meet a young woman named Efe but it angers his fighting crab who abandons them, jealous of the attention it doesn’t earn from Okoye that evening. After a brief romance, the crab begins impersonating Efe for Okoye — who believes that the crab is, in fact, Efe. Okoye will need the help of his allies. You’ll need to read the story to see how that will happen.

More info about the book can be found on his home page and on the home page for the book. Order Lanterns of Nedzu here.

Creep in French

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The French edition of Kryp by Kristian Hammerstad, Creep, will be published by Aargh! The book will have it's first presentation at the Angouleme Festival this week. Jippi will Viagra Originál 100mg be at the festival and you can meet us at table N70 in the Le Nouveau Monde tent.

 

Generador

Mexican publisher Legion Comix has published a Spanish edition of Generator by farmaciagenerica24 Sigbjørn Lilleeng. The story is a science fiction graphic novel with a personal touch. The book can be ordered from Amazon, and her you can see some pages of the book as well.

 

Creep

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The French edition of Kryp (Creep) by Kristian Levitra Hammerstad is now avalable in our shop. Kristian Hammerstad is a trained illustrator and self-taught animator. He studied at Central Saint Martins College in the UK. After starting in commercial animation with friends and working for a few years in the UK, he now works mainly as an illustrator. Kristian is currently living and working in his native Oslo. Kristian´s list of clients includes Penguin Books, AOL, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Wired Magazine. Creep consists of three short stories inspired by horror stories from the 50-ies and 60-ies, but updated in his very own unique style. Order Creep here.

 

Moscow

MoscowMoscow by Ida Neverdahl and Øystein Runde has been published in English by Centrala. The book is a travelogue where the two artists tells about a visit to the largest comic book festival in Russia. The book gives a satirical look at modern Russia. Broken Frontier describes it as “a hilarious travelogue with a unique approach, combining the talents of two writer/artists. It is also a necessary read (warning?) for anyone who wants to travel to the city of Moscow.”

The Privacy e riservatezza sono la nosta parola d’ordine book has also been published in Poland by Timof.

 

 

 

 

Hele Greia

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Hele Greia (The Whole Thing) is the new book from Tor Ærlig. The story is told without perlalibido words and tells about people living in a block of flats. When they are threatened from the outside they have to stand together. Tor Ærlig is one of the most experienced comics artist in Norway with several successful books. Order the book here.