Tag Archive for 'Peter Kielland'

Fiesta i Informeren

Forside til Fiesta nr. 4 af Peter Kielland efter koncept af Mårdøn Smet


On a roll here! Denne gang i Informations bogtillæg er det tegneserieantologien Fiesta-Magasinet, redigeret af Mårdøn Smet, Peter Kielland og Johan F. Krarup, der tages under kritisk behandling af jeres egen. Hvem skulle have troet at et koncept og format, der hørte halvfemsernes undergrund til skulle gå hen og levere noget af det bedste i dansk tegneserie lige nu? Hop over paywallen og læs.

PS — mere om forsiden ovenfor på Peter Kiellands blog.

PING happened last night


Yes, the Ping awards, and I was there. In part because I still sit on the jury for this set of Danish comics award (named after the great Storm P.; more info here), and in part because I had the honour of presenting the lifetime achievement Ping to editor extraordinaire and comics writer Henning Kure for forty years of seminal work in Danish comics (great write-up in Danish by Henry Sørensen here). Alas, he couldn’t be there to accept the award, which was a real bummer. But anyway, it was a great evening, which saw one of Denmark’s greatest cartoonist, Peter Kielland, take the award for Best Danish comic and my buddy Thomas Thorhauge the one for Best editorial cartoonist (an award I had no influence on, nota bene!). Here’s the full list of awardees:

Best Danish Comic: Peter Kielland, Hr. Gris My review (in Danish)

Best International Comic in Danish translation: Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki, Den her sommer (This One Summer)

Best International Comic: Adrian Tomine, Killing and Dying

Best Comic for Young Readers: Thomas Wellmann, Pimo og Rex 1: Den magiske muse

Best Danish Online Comic: Søren Mosdal, Nastrand – Beach of the Dead

Best Danish Debut: Karoline Stjernfelt, Kongen (I morgen bliver bedre 1) My review (in Danish)

Best Editorial Cartoonist: Thomas Thorhauge

The Lifetime Achievement Award: Henning Kure

Hr. Gris i Information


Jeg så det ikke selv, men i sidste uge bragte Information min anmeldelse af Peter Kiellands mesterlige Hr. Gris, “En samling korte historier, der umærkeligt glider sammen til en episk livsfrise, der klæder livets gåder i urkomiske dyregevandter.”

Hvis du har abonnement kan du læse den her.

Danish Comics of the Year 2015


Paul Gravett is back with his annual roundup of the best comics from around the world. Once again, I’ve contributed my selection of the best Danish comics of last year. It is reproduced below, but check out the whole list here. Continue reading ‘Danish Comics of the Year 2015′