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Swedish Comics History

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Swedish comics are just now about to make it big abroad, but they have a long and intricate history -- a history that goes back to (at least) the end of the 18th Century. This book chronicles the history of comics in Sweden, presenting major trends and creators, showing everything from ancient picture stories etched in stone by the Vikings to the vibrant and diverse comics ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published May 11th 2010 by Top Shelf Productions (first published January 1st 1999)
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Jun 26, 2011 Ricardo Baptista rated it liked it
Richly ilustrated, this introduction to swedish comics is a fast read that leaves one wanting to learn more.
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Loved the book! I'm fascinated by the history of comics all over the world. Wish the book was a little longer and more extensive but otherwise phenomenal. Have a ton of Swedish comic titles to add to my wishlist.
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Fredrik Strömberg is a journalist, author and historian. He is editor of Bild & Bubbla, Scandinavia's most prominent magazine about comics and President of the Swedish Comics Association. He is professor at the Comic Art School of Malmö and is on the editorial board for the International Journal of Comic Art.

Among the books he has written are the Eisner nominated Black Images in the Comics, T
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