Donald Duck, Aku Ankka in Finnish, is a comic book phenomenon in Finland, with an estimated 1 million readers per week! Published in Finnish since the 50s, stacks of Aku Ankka comic books, or bound collectors' editions, can be found in many Finnish homes, and countless Finni..
This beautiful little artist's book is a picture book for adults. In soft watercolor collages, Jenni Rope celebrates the mundane, intimate moments of the weekend - a sunset, a phone call, a mouthful of chocolate.
Jenni Rope is an illustrator, animator and publisher, and h..
Audarya Lila: The Death of Tuomas Mäkinen is a comic book like no other! In a beautifully produced book with traditional Japanese style binding, Kaisa Leka uses her simply drawn animal figures to tell the story of Tuomas Mäkinen, a young Finnish man on a spiritual journey th..
Mauri Kunnas is not only one of Finland's most famous children's book authors and illustrators, but also a comics artist. Don't let the kids have all the fun, dive into this absolutely unique take on the story of the Beatles!
Beatles with an A tells the riotous tale of th..
Over thirty comics artists from Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Hungary have been given four pages each to explore 24 hours - morning, day, evening and night. A fantastic range of styles, from narrative to abstract, and techniques, from drawing and painting to photography, are ..
The Finnish Comics Society presents the best of current Northern European comics for children! The colorful and fun anthology includes imaginative contributions from Finland, Norway, Estonia and Sweden. Take a bedtime adventure on a pillow come to life, find out what happens..
Pertti Jarla's irreverant and wildly popular comic Fingerpori has appeared in Helsingin Sanomat and other Finnish daily newspapers since 2007, and has been published in eight volumes so far. Packed with puns and double meanings, some had thought it could never be translated ..
Finnish Comics Annual introduces you to some of the most fascinating comics in Finland today! This album is huge - a wide variety of exciting visual styles from ten different comics authors are beautifully presented in a large scale 10x13" format.
Most selections are comp..
Karoliina Korhonen's painly funny and totally accurate comics have caught the attention of Finns and introverts around the world, including at the Huffington Post: https://goo.gl/OUDlKs
Finnish Nightmares is "a different kind of social guide to Finland", drawing out all t..
This lovely album by award-winning French comics artist Charles Berberian and French author Anna Rozen is a love letter to Helsinki. Through expressive sketches and short anecdotes and reflections, the pair vividly and affectionately share their experiences with the people a..
In 16th century Japan the Shogun's military rule is weakening, while the independent daimyo lords are gaining land and power with their own private armies. Hidden from the never-ending domain wars lies a small village in the mountainous provice of Sagami. Kaede is a young gi..
"And there it was, on display! Mom and Dad had seen it all!"
Artist Hanneriina Moisseinen has collected embarrassing true stories from friends and strangers all over Finland, and illustrated them in a unique, eclectic style. Stories about childhood, nudity, and crying abo..
The Cursing Hedgehog has a personality as prickly as his spines, but he does have a soft side! Join him as he struggles with dating, tries to get advice from his dear grandma, and explores the big city. The Cursing Hedgehog has been a bestseller in Finland and has been publi..
Comics artist Kaisa Leka's books have yoga and Hinduism as a regular theme, and in this book she takes her distinctive naive cartooning style and sense of humor to a reference work on the terminology of Gaudiya Vaisnavism, a Hindu religious tradition best known in the US as ..
This debut album from Emmi Valve is a collection of her drawn diary entries for 2011. In her intimate and expressive drawings, Valve shares her insecurities and dreams, and explores relationships, sex, loss and loneliness, producing an honest and compelling story of growing ..