Norway • Comics


A showcase of graphic novels and comics
written and illustrated by Norwegian artists.
Norway is big on comics and graphic novels and our goal
is to find publishers and agents to take on these books and
publish them outside of the Nordic sphere!


Graphic Novels

Arranged from newest book released


Comic Strips


Children's Books



Coming soon



Book 5: Spring 2022

Northern Lights


Original title: Nordlys

Book 1:
The Journey to the Valley of the Trolls

Published Spring 2018

One night Sonja is waken up by a strange boy in her house. He looks like her, but something is different. With a magic pinecone he creates a portal and brings her to a new world beyond the northern lights, a world full of wonder and adventure!


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First book available in these countries:

Norway • Sweden
Denmark • Iceland
Bulgaria • Polen
North Macedonia

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Book 2:
The Vikings and the Oracle

Published spring 2019

In Northern lights - The Vikings and the oracle Sonja’s wonderful adventures through Jontundale continues as the conflicts increase, and alliances are being put to the test.



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Book 3:
The Crow Sisters

Published spring 2020

Miraculously, Sonja, Bjørnar and Lotta escapes from Trym and the Vikings. In the turmoil, they are separated from Espen and the trolls. So, the three of them continue their journey to the Mountain people, alone. And when they arrive she also discovers that the leader of the Mountain People, Ravnda, is concealing a very dark secret …


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Book 4:
The Kingdom of Trolls

Published spring 2021

Sonja takes her friends on a dangerous journey into the mountains where the trolls live. The mission is to save Uncle Henrik! They get a surprising helper along the way, but alas there is no one from Jotundalen who can beat the trolls on their home field. But not everyone in the entourage IS from Jotundalen!



Malin Falch

Malin Falch, (1993) born in Trondheim, but lives in Oslo. «Northern Light» volume one was her first graphic novel released in 2018. And the second volume came in 2019.


Book 2: Autumn 2021

Ragnarok


Original title: Ragnarok - Fenrisulven

Book 1: Fenrir

Published Autumn 2020

This is a saga about losing all control to forces much stronger than yourself and about the journey to take it back!

The viking boy Ubbe Gunnhildsson has everything he needs. A strong mother who loves him, a talented big brother who gives him guidance, good friends and fun-filled days. But a threat is looming...


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Available in these countries:

Norway • Sweden
Denmark

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Book 2:
Fimbulwinter

Release date: 31 August 2021

After the death of his mother when the terrible Fenris Wolf attacked their village, Ubbe convinces his friend and shaman Tyra to find and capture the beast. The mischievous god Loki, who appears as a raven, is also bribed to join but at a hefty price. Join their journey across a land where it’s always winter and duel a fierce viking with blue teeth
… to their death.

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Odin Helgheim

Odin Helgheim (b. 1996) is from Sandefjord, Norway but spent a few years in the US as a kid. There he discovered comics and started honing his drawing skills.
«Ragnarök – Fenrir» is his first graphic novel.


One-shot

The Snow Cat Prince


Original title: Snøkattprinsen

Published Spring 2021

Syv, the youngest of the Snow Cat princes, is a little different from his brothers. The people of the Nordan like him… and his older brothers have noticed. When their father dies, his older brothers argue over the throne while Syv finds himself agreeing to a dangerous journey across the Horizons in search of magical crown that could break the curse on their land. Syv’s bravery is tested by mad beasts, dark powers, ancient enemies, and – most frightening of all – if he fails, he will be marked with three black stripes and never allowed to return home


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Available in these countries:

Norway

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Dina Norlund

Dina Norlund (1995) lives in Oslo. «The Snow Cat prince » is her first graphic novel.

Most of her professional career has been as a concept artist. She is inspired by nature, magic and mythology and she often draw stories from her own childhood memories when writing her stories.


Book 2: Spring 2022

The Eye of the Dragon


Book 1: Betrayed

Published spring 2021

How do you start over when you’ve lost everything? The ash elf Kha excels in magic in an underground world, - a world where the moon is worshipped and families are tight-knit. One fateful night Kha is betrayed and stripped of all their talents, forced to travel to the surface in hope of a new life. They are chased through the forest by wild creatures and dark magic until helps comes unexpectedly... but why would a dragon bother helping an abandoned and betrayed elf?


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Available in these countries:

Norway

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Charlotte Sandmæl

Charlotte Sandmæl (1992) is a comic creator and illustrator living in Oslo. «The Eye of the Dragon» is her first published graphic novel. Before making this book series she was a freelance illustrator while she also made a webcomic and worked part time at a bookstore.


Book 2: Spring 2022

Arkin: Guardian of the Light


Original title: Arkin - Lysets vokter

Available in these countries:

Norway

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Book 1: The Secret

Published spring 2021

Arkin is a lonely and anxious boy who has always felt different from everyone else. But Arkin is also smart, and strangely talented in drawing. It's been eight months since he lost his mother, and the void she left behind is about to devour him completely.

Everything changes the day a mysterious elderly caretaker at the school leaves an even more mysterious riddle to him. As he solves the riddle, a magical world unravels before him …


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H. L. Phoenix

H. L. Phoenix (1982) has always loved drawing, creating and making up stories, and through an illustrated book series he is happy to combine these passions. He is particularly enthusiastic about stories that contain magic, fantasy and epic events, and he enjoys imagining new worlds.

"I love the battle between good and evil, especially when that battle takes place in ourselves ..." says author H. L. Phoenix.


Book 2: ?

Sidequest


Original title: Sidequest - The Temporary Brotherhood

Available in these countries:

Norway

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Book 1:
The Temporary Brotherhood

Published Autumn 2020

For every hero there were thousands of losers .... sorry, dreamers who never made the cut. These are their stories.

SideQuest is about four amateur adventurers who dream of going on legendary quests ... but find themselves struggling with soul crushing day jobs, time management, relationships, overdue bills, expectations of their families and society, social inequalities and the creeping suspicion that the dream they are chasing is just that - a dream.


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The Creators

David Skaufjord (1980) is a Norwegian director, screenwriter, writer and cartoonist Fevik.

Jens K Styve (born 1972) lives with his wife, dog and three kids in Tromsø, Norway. He’s a writer (of two novels), comic artist and illustrator.

Ronny Haugeland (born 1976) is an award winning Norwegian cartoonist, accomplished voice over actor and bingo host, who lives with his girlfriend and his dog who has a tendency to sneak into his comics.



Dunce


Original title: Dunce - Apokalypse Snart

Available in these countries:

Norway • France
+ in Spainish

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Apocalypse Soon!

Published spring 2020

DUNCE is an kind of autobiographic strip about coping with life above the arctic circle. The main character Jens K clings to his every day life in the far north of Norway. He’s running a tiny web company together with his buddy Børge (that fish). Jens is also a divorced father, his son is Gustav.


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Jens K. Styve

Jens K Styve (born 1972) lives with his wife, dog and three kids in Tromsø, Norway. He’s a writer (of two novels), comic artist and illustrator.

He worked 12 years as partner and designer in a design agency, but since October 2017 he’s been a comic artist full time.



No News From the Home Front


Original title: Intet nytt fra Hjemmefronten - Foreldreskapet

Available in these countries:

Norway

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Parenthood

Published spring 2021

Why are there no sheets of instructions when you become a parent? Comic book creator and mother of three Therese G. Eide decided to take the matter into her own hands!


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Therese G. Eide

Therese G. Eide had 3 children in a time period of 21 months. Life was turned upside down, and she did as any modern mother would do. She started blogging about it. Using stylish drawing, not pictures.



Frida


Original title: Frida og Jakten på Nesehårene

Available in these countries:

Norway • Sweden

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&
The Hunt for the Nose Hairs

Published Autumn 2020

The monsters of Belowburgknow that Frida is tougher than the rest: She doesn’t mind their nightly visits at all even though they wake her up by playing the banjo or the recorder. That’s why Frida is their first choice when it comes to save Belowburg – a realm trapped in eternal winter.


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Frode Øverli

Frode Øverli is one of Norway's most successful comic writers. In 25 years he has written and drawn the Pondus-series for Norwegian newspapers and magazines. Øverli has won the Sproing Prize twice.
The book about Frida is his first novel for children.

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The Inventor


Original title: Oppfinneren - Jakten på Evighetsmaskinen

Coming to these countries:

Norway

Book 1: The Hunt for the Eternity Machine

Release date: 15 September 2021

An exciting new science fiction graphic novel about how curiosity and carelessness can have grave consequences.

Brand new inventor Kobolt Kong lives with his mother on a small island where the inhabitants have giant tortoises to help with their crops. Everything is idyllic in their little calm village, with the exception
of Kobolts grandfather. He is the inventor on the island and always has another crazy idea brewing. One day Kobolts curiosity takes the best of him and he causes an explosion that changes his life forever.

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Lars Henrik Eriksen

Information coming soon!



Foreign Rights


Are you interested in publishing one of the titles featured on this website in your own language and country? Fantastic! Please use the form below to contact the publishing agent or email her directly:

Tonje Tornes
Children's books and Comics Editor
Egmont Kids Media Nordic
PO Box 4684 Nydalen
0405 Oslo, Norway
+47-92869374
tonje.tornes@egmont.com




Want to buy Norwegian books outside of Norway?

1: To order Norwegian published books from outside Norway you need to translate and navigate one of these bookstore websites:

2: Search for the book/s you want in the search bar, using the original title found our site or the authors name, and add to cart. Check the bookshop's help guides for shipping prices but at the time of writing this it is around 200 NOK for one book.

3: In the checkout, choose to create an account then choose international customer. Both sides will guide you through the process and you should be able to checkout with your international address.


If you do order a book from one of these sites you do it at your own risk!
This is the only way we have found that you can order Norwegian books from outside Norway, but we are not responsible for any lost mail or mistakes. We are simple letting you know one solution we have found :)

Currently, only the Northern Lights series is translated to English and only sold in Norway.
The rest of the books are only available in Norwegian. If the book is published in other countries, check a local bookstore in that country!