Maria Björklund is a comic artist, animator and illustrator living in Helsinki, Finland. She has had her works presented in various international comic group exhibitions and animation festivals.
Björklund’s latest published comic book Madonreikiä (2014) continues the tale of the cute yet odd creatures living in Planet Z (from the similarly titled book published in 2012). The first strip of Planet Z was published in 2010 and appeared also on the Nyt supplement of Helsingin Sanomat.
Kaksin, Björklund’s comic series about relationships won Kemi’s Comics Competition in 1996 and has appeared on many papers since then. The Finnish publishing company Arktinen Banaani has published two albums of the series, the first one in 1998 and the second in 2011.
Planeetta Z (2012)
Kaksin – Rakkautta ilmassa (2011)