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Dark Horse Brings Swedish Holocaust Comic Well Soon Be Home Again to America

Dark Horse Brings Swedish Holocaust Comic 'We'll Soon Be Home Again' to America

Dark Horse Comics today announced plans to translate and publish award-winning Swedish comic We'll Soon Be Home Again, by Jessica Bab Bonde and Peter Bergting. The comic, which tells the stories of survivors of the holocaust, was first published last year by Natur and Kultur. From the press release: In We'll Soon Be Home Again, […]

Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBCs Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! only mere hours away from its small screen bow, NBC has released a new video of Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer-songwriter Erik Grönwall (Simon Zealotes) joining 400 Choir! Choir! Choir! singers for a truly captivating rendition of 'Simon Zealotes': https://youtu.be/6kp37u6_Odw Grönwall joins a Jesus […]

Things to Do in Malmö Sweden This January if You Like Comics

Things to Do in Malmö, Sweden This January if You Like Comics

We've been contacted by Workshoppa.se about an upcoming comics event they are running in the New Year to get your new year off to a good start comic making wise, especially for aspiring comics artists.Taking place on Wednesday January 10th, 2018, they will be hosting a Comics Illustration Workshop, which naturally is much easier for[...]

HBO Europe Greenlights Its First Scandinavian Original Series

HBO Europe Greenlights Its First Scandinavian Original Series

HBO Europe just greenlit its first ever Scandinavian original series, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The series is called Gosta and focuses upon a child psychologist who believes in universal kindness, and he has to put his beliefs to a test in a small rural town which quickly forces him to challenge his beliefs. The series comes courtesy […]

Swipe File: He-Man Fan Art And The Swedish Blu-Ray

Swipe File: He-Man Fan Art And The Swedish Blu-Ray

He posted to Facebook.He writes, So, from what I understand, I'd have to fly to Sweden and fight this with a Swedish lawyer or send them a letter from an IP lawyer I'll pursue the letter, but aside from that, I can't be flying to Sweden But from what I've been told, there is a case[...]

MCM Comic Con &#8211 Today Sweden Tomorrow The Wizard World

MCM Comic Con – Today, Sweden, Tomorrow The Wizard World?

MCM Comic Con is coming for you, wherever you live, it seems.The British Comic Con organiser, responsible for the MCM London Comic Con, and then spinning off around the country, went abroad this year, with shows in Ireland and Sweden And that's just the start.This year saw two MCM London Comic Cons, as well as MCM[...]

The Man Who Banned Tintin From A Stockholm Library&#8230 For One Day

The Man Who Banned Tintin From A Stockholm Library… For One Day

This morning, the Stockholm Library of Culture, the Kulturhuset, announced that it was removing Tintin books from its shelves. Behrang Miri, in charge of the library's youth sections, said that he'd made the decision because Tintin reflected a "caricature of a colonial perspective." That Africans are stupid, that Arabs sit on flying carpets, that Turks smoke […]

Swedish Supreme Court Exonerates Manga Translator Of Porn Charges

Swedish Supreme Court Exonerates Manga Translator Of Porn Charges

The Supreme Court in Sweden has ruled on the case of Simon Lundström , manga tranlsator, charged with possession of child pornography in the form of Japanese comic books Here is a Google translation of the verdict. The Supreme Court has today delivered its judgment in the case where the court of appeals and district court[...]

Fined $780 And Put On Sex Offenders Register For Owning Comics

Fined $780 And Put On Sex Offenders Register For Owning Comics

Simon has stated that if the ruling is not overturned, he will leave Sweden to work in Japan.The court will announce its final verdict in weeks.Yesterday, Simon Lundström appeared at the Swedish High Court to begin the process of trying to overturn last year's ruling against him for possession of child pornography, for a[...]

The Swedish Rob Granito

The Swedish Rob Granito?

"Please Note: These oil paintings by Mike S. Mall are not the original artwork in any way. These pieces are the artists interpretation of the once original ink and pen artwork by  such amazing artists like Joe Jusko, Ron Garney, Tom Grummet, John Romita, Brian Bolland, Frank Frazetta, Alex Horley, Billy Tucci, Mark Sparacio and indeed […]

How To Survive Two Months At Thirty Below On Snow Cigarettes And Comic Books

How To Survive Two Months At Thirty Below On Snow, Cigarettes And Comic Books

But then one sentence jumped out at me. Mr Skyllberg survived by taking handfuls of snow from the roof of the car.The only other things found with him were cigarettes and comic books. And because this is Sweden, you can just bet they were Duck comics as well.There we go folks Yet one other reason to keep[...]