comics / Swedish

Kartago Förlag 2016, 376 pages, b/w, format 14,8 x 20 cm, ISBN 9789175150963

The family visit takes an unexpected turn when a faceless corpse appears under the coffee table. Subsequent attempts to dump the body fail miserably, whereupon all male family members find themselves collectively sentenced to death. A game of 4-way Russian roulette presents the opportunity for a daring escape. But the surreal murder mystery horror sitcom is only about to begin.

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Tago Forlag, 1992 ISBN 91-8654-022-X, 72 pages, b/w, format 24 x 32 cm

This classic graphic novel about "safe sex suits, buildings that eat people, drunken foetuses with bazookas, money that shits on you, and recyclable bodies" has so far been published in eleven languages.

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Kartago förlag, 2005, 256 pages, b/w and color, format 20 cm x 26 cm

The ultimate collection of Max Andersson’s work in comics to date. Includes "director's cut" versions of the complete three volumes Pixy, Vakuumneger and Döden, all of them previously out of print in Sweden, plus a bonus section of rarities and outtakes, a postscript by the author with sketchbook drawings, photos and more.



Bosnian Flat Dog
ISBN 91 89632 14 1
Kartago förlag, 2004, 88 pages, b/w, format 21,5 cm x 29 cm.

A unique collaboration between Max Andersson and Lars Sjunnesson resulted in this graphic novel-length piece of surreal comics journalism, erasing and re-drawing the borders between dream and reality to form a tale both sincere and fantastic. Each of them contributed to every single drawing to the extent that they no longer can tell just who did what. This has led to the emergence of an independent artistic entity, one who is neither of the two, but something else, unknown yet strangely familiar and perhaps a tiny bit scary. The story is based on true events.

This book edition also contains an extensive illustrated glossary, a preface by Stefan Skledar and detailed maps of ex-Yugoslavia like you never saw it before (and never will again).

"This is a damned compelling book if you want a read that will wake you up and not lull you to sleep."
Win Wiaciek, Now Read This!

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Galago, 2003, 72 pages, b/w and color, format 24 x 32 cm

This outrageously designed book, featuring an inside-out hand-separated color cover, collects short stories from 1995 - 2002. Includes Car-Boy, Tractor-Girl, Johnny Gun, Death, Candy and Flat Dog.



Tago Forlag, 1994 ISBN 91-8654-057-2 80 pages, b/w, format 24 x 32 cm.

Book collection of short stories from 1987 -1994. Includes Car-Boy, Lolita, Santa Claus, Pez & Mengele plus the infamous series of fake milk cartons.



Pistolen Johnny
Self-published mini-comic, 1997, 24 pages, b/w, format 8,5 x 8,5 cm

This story has since been reprinted in Zero Zero #19 (English), Lamort&Cie (French), Container #2 (German), The Adventures of Car-Boy (Japanese), Car-Boy - el nino coche (Spanish) and Doden (Swedish).



En skissbok av Max Andersson
Serieframjandet, 2001, 52 pages, b/w, format 20 x 21 cm

A collection of sketchbook drawings, illustrations, thumbnail sketches and rare comics, with comments by the author.



Max Andersson
Text by Tommie Jönsson
Orosdi-Back 2011, 128 pages, color, format 11 x 18 cm, ISBN 978-91-86593-12-4

Pocket-sized introduction to the work of Max Andersson, including an interview as well as an abundance of previously unpublished drawings, comics, paintings, prints, sketches, photos and film stills.




This long-lived magazine was the first to publish comics by Max Andersson and many other contemporary Swedish artists and writers, and continues to do so to this day.


Issue #20 of this literary magazine includes a Johnny Gun page.


Serieantologi 2014
Natt Förlag 2014, ISBN 978-91-981379-0-3

Presenting 29 comics creators with a connection to Norrland, this anthology includes the 4-page comic "Nature".


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