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After Copenhagen

Christian Skovgaard

After Copenhagen is an eco-dystopian 200-page graphic novel, based on the novel 'After London' by Richard Jefferies (1884) and the lectures 'The Storm-cloud of the 19th. Century' by John Ruskin (1885). This story of unrequited love depicts ...

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Everything has an End

Søren Jessen

In a basement, deep underneath a war-torn city, a child is hiding with his dad. Drones and missiles continue to hit and it is very dangerous to be outside. You can only go out at night. They cannot escape the city, as it is under siege by t...

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BudgiEVIL

Stine Spedsbjerg

Bastian desperately wishes for a pet and mum completely agrees. Bastian needs to learn to be a responsible person and a pet is perfect for that. Bastian would ideally like to have a soft, cute rabbit, but mum does not think that is a good p...

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Growth Pains

Stine Spedsbjerg

What happens when you start to get a grip on education and working life - and everyone around you take the plunge with couplehood and children? And how do your surroundings react when you actually don't wish to have children? StineStregen h...

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Shitty Kitty III

Sophie Souid, Thomas Hjorthaab

In the third book, teenage boy, Ziggie, and his vengeful, cunning cat, Shitty Kitty, continue to blame, fight and love to hate each other. However, a small distraction enters the scene, as Ziggie's small cousin, Marie, comes to visit. Sudde...

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Mogens & Mahdi - Seriously!

Rasmus Bregnhøi, Kim Fupz Aakeson

In Mogens and Mahdi - Seriously! hormones have made their appearance on the scene. What's happening when Asta comes near?! Is the friendship between Mogens and Mahdi going to survive the class party, the Christmas procession and the horror ...

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Night Terror

John Kenn Mortensen

John Kenn Mortensen is the man behind the cult-hit Post-it Monsters (UK: Sticky Monsters), which has sold thousands of copies around the world and is published in UK, Czech Republic, Denmark, France and Italy.Now an eagerly awaited follow-u...

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Axel and Mouse on the Great Journey

Peter Bay Alexandersen

Open your mind, flick through the pages and the large fold-out spreads and let yourself be enchanted by the adventure of the boy, Axel, and his faithful companion, Mouse, who together with Uncle Globus, Admiral Giganto, Mate Olm and the res...

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The Bird Man

Sarah Engell, Lilian Brøgger

“I don’t know why it startedIt came sneaking up on me, like a fogFirst the birds, which no one else could seeThen the voice, which spoke louder and louderUntil one day, he was sitting on my bedThe Bird Man”The Bird Man is a captivatin...

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A Christmas Bestiary

John Kenn Mortensen, Benni Bødker

Christmas is full of traditions that we love to take part in, but that we ultimately do not know the background of. This wasn't the case for our ancestors. They knew that Christmas isn't just the season of joy, but certainly also a season o...

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How would You Catch a Monster?

Thomas Knappe

How would You Catch a Monster? is a multiple-choice book that caters for children’s fascination with choosing one favourite. A small monster hunter is preparing for a quest to catch monsters. The focus is not on the narrative or the actua...

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Disguised as Grown-up

Stine Spedsbjerg

After the success of IT WILL BE A LONG LIFE, aimed at teenagers, DISGUISED AS ADULT talks to the slightly older audience, 15+, and describes all the possible and impossible scenarios you end up in when you live in the twilight zone between ...

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Feathers fall like snow

Karen Filskov

Part of the WHITE RAVEN LIBRARY 2021 and shortlisted for the BIENNALE OF ILLUSTRATIONS BRATISLAVA 2021The Cuckoo never gets to know his mum, the Vulture has his own internet high up above the savanna, the Vogelkop Bowerbird uses art to attr...

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The Fish Girl

Søren Jessen

In a house on a hilltop, the autistic boy, Frede, and his older sister are home alone. A violent storm has hit their area and all land around them has been washed away by flooding, leaving their hilltop house on a small island in the sea. T...

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It will be a Long Life

Stine Spedsbjerg

It will be a long life is a collection of spot-on comic strips, describing a teenage girl’s life with its happiness, sorrow and worries. The book is jam-packed with humorous energy and recognisable situations which both daughters and pare...

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Lonely Journey

Ida Rørholm Davidsen

In this spell-binding coming-of-age story, a young girl struggles to fit in, subconsciously mimicking her mother's lonely existence. Her interest in the computer game, Lonely Journey, becomes an obsession, but it also becomes a means to rei...

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The Metamorphosis

Søren Jessen

The writer and illustrator, Søren Jessen, has turned Kafka’s famous story from 1912 into a visually stunning graphic novel, which in an expressive black and white style, captures an atmosphere of claustrophobia and alienation, not only t...

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The Nightmare Factory

John Kenn Mortensen

34 short poems accompanied by the most elaborate drawings of all sorts of creepy nightmares we might have.The frame story is a house at night, out of the darkness emerge two scary figures who enter into the house, pick up a sleeping boy and...

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Rufus the Fox

Thorbjørn Petersen, Herman Ditte, Mårdøn Smet

The first autumn storm shakes the trees in the street, and inside, Rufus snuggles in his best armchair while sipping his tea - with two pieces of sugar in it. The storm warns of something unforeseen and dangerous. Soon, the most bizarr...

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The Valhalla series

Peter Madsen, Henning Kure

Valhalla is the biggest comic book success ever in Denmark and is now complete in five new luxury compilations, published in connection with the 40th Anniversary in 2019. The series is sold either as 15 individual albums; 5 compilations, ea...

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Westend Boy

Tomas Lagerman Lundme, Rune Ryberg

Young Emil has not had an easy life. Neither has his friend, Gustav. They sell their bodies for a living, mainly to middle-aged men who haven’t managed to come out. But now, love comes sneaking up on Emil - he has fallen head over heels f...

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When I Came Out

Anne-Mette Kærulf Lorentzen

Forty-something Louise is married to Peter, with whom she has four children. They live in a big house, and on paper everything looks fantastic. But Louise has a secret that she barely dares to admit to herself: a burning desire for women. W...

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The Wrestler

John Kenn Mortensen

The past is catching up with the old wrestler, Sledgehammer: as a novice wrestler, years ago, he made a pact with the Devil to give his soul in exchange for 25 years of invincibility. Full of bravura, he wins all matches he can get his hand...

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