We will be going to the Angouleme festival this week end. We will be sharing table with our friends in No Comprendo Press at the Nouveau OTC Viagra Monde pavilion. For the festival we have made a French language anthology, Blekk – bande dessiné norvègienne, together with the Norwegian Embassy in Paris. Among others you will find contributions by Tor Ærlig, Andrew Page, Lene Ask, Rui Tenreiro, Jason, Martin Ernstsen and Bendik Kaltenborn.
Martin Erntsen’s new book leads the reader in pharmaciemuret.com to a universe filled by strange characters and dreamlike landscapes. The story of the messenger, Kodok, is told in an untraditional and dynamic way, and is visually the most fulfilled graphical work from Martin Ernstsen so far. The book has full English translation of the limited text on the bottom of every page. Order it from the shop.
Issue number four of Angst is out. This brand new collection of the best Norwegian comics includes work from among others Jason, Rui Tenreiro, Bendik Kaltenborn, Lars Fiske, Tor Ærlig, Andrew Page , Flu Hartberg, Kristian Hammerstad and Tuva Synnevåg.
Jippi will be at the Mocca festival in New York April 9th and 10th. We will share table with fellow Norwegians in No Comprendo Press, and sell the new issue of our English language anthology Angst and other books as well.
Jordelangs med Kolbein is the new collection with wordless stories about the frog Kolbein from Odd Henning Skyllingstad. Kolbein holds hacer clic a unique position in Norwegian comics telling views on the important trivialities of life from a human-amphibian perspective. Order it from the Jippi Shop.
Max Estes new book Den krokete kanalen (The crooked canal) is out. The book follows the ideas and themes from The crooked knife and is a full color wordless story where Estes again impresses with great drawings and colors. This erektionsproblemapotek time the story is set in Amsterdam. Order it from our shop.
Jippi books can be found on two English language lists of the best Norwegian comics of 2010. Erle Marie Sørheim includes Blokk on her top-three list on The Comics Journal, and Tor Arne Hegna includes Blokk, Museum and Da jeg reddet verden on his top-five list for Paul Gravett.
Jason has started a blog publishing old sketches, drawings and comics. There is also a lot of interesting stuff about old movies etc. Visit cats without dogs.
Giant Robot has a nice little review in their June issue: “Max Estes draws comics that are “normal” but also utilizes Levitra 10 mg et 20 mg the other end of his mind and makes super arty, European work that we don’t see enough of. Each frame of this wordless heist story looks like it could be a nice print, and I hope Estes has more works coming soon.”
The new book from Rui Tenreiro is out. It is visit this site called Museum and is a beautiful short story in giant format inspired by art history and old newspaper strips like Little Nemo in Slumberland. The book is in English and can be ordered from our shop.