Stockholm, the self-proclaimed ”Capital of Scandinavia”, hosted the annual Stockholms Internationella Seriefestivalen (SIS) on the weekend of 16th to 18th of May. SIS, located in the very central Kulturhuset in the Sergel’s Square, is the biggest comics festival of Sweden. Hot and humid it was and Stockholm was buzzing, so what a better way to spend a sunny weekend in a vibrant city than staying inside and exposing oneself to comic art or all sorts.
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Comic Atlas FinnlandThe best of contemporary Finnish comics in German. Edited by Kalle Hakkola & Sascha Hommer Published by Reprodukt, 2014 240 pages, 25 x 32 cm ISBN 978-3-943143-83-6 On sale in Finland at the Comics Center and webstore at 34,00 €. Artists: Roope Eronen, Matti Hagelberg, Jarno Latva-Nikkola, Mika Lietzén, Hanneriina Moisseinen, Tommi Musturi, Reetta Niemensivu, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Ville Ranta, Anna Sailamaa, Marko Turunen and Amanda Vähämäki. See sample images at Reprodukt’s website.
Edited by Ville
FINNISH COMICS ANNUAL 2011
(HUUDA HUUDA & The Finnish Comics Society, 2011)
Artists: Terhi Ekebom, Matti Hagelberg, Jyrki Heikkinen, Ina Kallis, Kati Kovács, Reijo Kärkkäinen, Jarno Latva-Nikkola, Hanneriina Moisseinen, Tommi Musturi, Pauliina Mäkelä, Jyrki Nissinen, Ville Pirinen, Aapo Rapi, Jii Roikonen, Jenni Rope, Jukka Tilsa, Marko Turunen, Riitta Uusitalo, Jari Vaara and Amanda Vähämäki
Finnish Comics Annual 2011 is a massive 300-page anthology that launches the yearly publications of the FCA series. Editor Ville Hänninen has picked 20 contemporary artists and examines in his accompanying article the peculiar worlds so often featured in Finnish comics – the worlds which are born at the cross-section of everyday reality and imagination.