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Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! only mere hours away from its small screen bow, NBC has released a new video of Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer-songwriter Erik Grönwall (Simon Zealotes) joining 400 Choir! Choir! Choir! singers for a truly captivating rendition of ‘Simon Zealotes’: https://youtu.be/6kp37u6_Odw Grönwall joins a Jesus […]

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Things to Do in Malmö, Sweden This January if You Like Comics

We’ve been contacted by Workshoppa.se about an upcoming comics event they are running in the New Year to get your new year off to a good start comic making wise, especially for aspiring comics artists. Taking place on Wednesday January 10th, 2018, they will be hosting a Comics Illustration Workshop, which naturally is much easier […]

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HBO Europe Greenlights Its First Scandinavian Original Series

HBO Europe just greenlit its first ever Scandinavian original series, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The series is called Gosta and focuses upon a child psychologist who believes in universal kindness, and he has to put his beliefs to a test in a small rural town which quickly forces him to challenge his beliefs. The series comes courtesy […]

Swipe File: He-Man Fan Art And The Swedish Blu-Ray

This is the cover to the Master of The Universe Blu-Ray. That Skeletor never looked right did he? Well, the Swedish version of the Blu-Ray seems to have fixed that. Except that’s not their Skeletor. It’s fan art by designer Dave Rapoza. He posted to Facebook. He writes, So, from what I understand, I’d have to […]

MCM Comic Con – Today, Sweden, Tomorrow The Wizard World?

MCM Comic Con is coming for you, wherever you live, it seems. The British Comic Con organiser, responsible for the MCM London Comic Con, and then spinning off around the country, went abroad this year, with shows in Ireland and Sweden. And that’s just the start. This year saw two MCM London Comic Cons, as well […]

The Man Who Banned Tintin From A Stockholm Library… For One Day

This morning, the Stockholm Library of Culture, the Kulturhuset, announced that it was removing Tintin books from its shelves. Behrang Miri, in charge of the library’s youth sections, said that he’d made the decision because Tintin reflected a “caricature of a colonial perspective.” That Africans are stupid, that Arabs sit on flying carpets, that Turks smoke […]

Swedish Supreme Court Exonerates Manga Translator Of Porn Charges

The Supreme Court in Sweden has ruled on the case of Simon Lundström , manga tranlsator, charged with possession of child pornography in the form of Japanese comic books. Here is a Google translation of the verdict. The Supreme Court has today delivered its judgment in the case where the court of appeals and district […]

Fined $780 And Put On Sex Offenders Register For Owning Comics

Yesterday, Simon Lundström appeared at the Swedish High Court to begin the process of trying to overturn last year’s ruling against him for possession of child pornography, for a second time. Lundström translated comics for a living and it was in this capacity that he owned the manga images that have been perceived as child […]

The Swedish Rob Granito?

“Please Note: These oil paintings by Mike S. Mall are not the original artwork in any way. These pieces are the artists interpretation of the once original ink and pen artwork by  such amazing artists like Joe Jusko, Ron Garney, Tom Grummet, John Romita, Brian Bolland, Frank Frazetta, Alex Horley, Billy Tucci, Mark Sparacio and indeed […]

How To Survive Two Months At Thirty Below On Snow, Cigarettes And Comic Books

I’ve read a number of stories about the Swedish man found trapped in his car for two months under the snow and ice, emaciated, but incredibly alive, now being treated in hospital for malnourishment and hypothermia. But then one sentence jumped out at me. Mr Skyllberg survived by taking handfuls of snow from the roof […]