A selection of Danish comics put out or just picked by publisher Aben Maler.
Søren Glosimodt Mosdals FIMBULVINTER [Danish for Fimbul Winter, in Norse mythology the harsh winter that precedes Ragnarok, doomsday] is an epic and bloody tragedy inspired by the true story of the viking chief Erik the Red. After a bloody feud he was forced into exile, founding a colony on Greenland (which he named). Despite the hostile environment, he still rules after almost two decades but Leif, his son, returns from Norway converted to christianity and bringing a priest …
The book is published in France/Belgium by Casterman and in Denmark by Aben Maler.
Mikkel Ørsted Sauzet’s ASKE [Danish for ashes] is a riveting drama set in 18th-century Haiti, complete with slave trade, voodoo and tragic fates. All of it drawn in red (and some black) ball point pen, ASKE won the Ping Award for Best Danish Comic Debut. ASKE is published in Denmark by Aben Maler.