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The Moomins save another comic artist….

January 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

“One of the happiest memories of my life, discovering Moomin comics for the first time (I will love D+Q forever for publishing the complete strip collections). Around that time my work was going nowhere, I...

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Moomins in Dundee

October 4, 2010 | 1 Comments

A short while ago we mentioned the new 3D Moomin movie, Moomin and the Comet Chase.  The Discovery Film Festival in Dundee, a festival aimed at promoting international cinema for younger audiences,  is proud to...

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Miguelanxo Prado in Manchester

September 6, 2010 | 2 Comments

The Manchester Literature Festival and the Instituto Cervantes are giving Manchester comics readers a fabulous and rare (for the UK anyway) chance to see the great Spanish artist Miguelanxo Prado in October. It’s not everyday...

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New Moomin Movie

August 20, 2010 | 4 Comments

Moomins and the Comet Chase, an all-new 3D animation feature with Finnish novelist and comic strip author Tove Jansson’s adorable ghost-like creatures, debuted earlier this month in Finland, where Jansson lived as a member of...

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Moomins wallpaper! want!

June 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

How wonderful is this? Moomins wallpaper. No, not as in computer wallpaper for your screen, actual wallpaper as in decorating your home. It certainly isn’t cheap going by the prices on this Scandinavian site, but...

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Tove Jansson’s Hobbit, Snark & Alice

May 15, 2010 | 1 Comments

Thanks to Drawn for these – a collection of scans from Tove Janson’s non Moomin work, including Tolkein’s Hobbit and Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland and The Hunting Of The Snark....

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We reported  before (see here) how the Smurfs are representing their native Belgium at the World Expo that opened last weekend in Shanghai, China, but luck would have it that a second group of mythical...

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Moomins and the Finnish economy

April 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

The BBC’s Business page has an interesting story up on Tove Jansson’s wonderful Moomins, looking at the success of the brand (especially in Scandinavian countries and Japan, which even has Moomin themed cafes serving Nordic...

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At the Brussels Belgian Comic Strip Centre, a nice little exhibition has been put up about Moomin, Finland’s best known contribution to comics. Originally, creator Tove Jansson (1914-2001) wrote and illustrated a series of illustrated...

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Fancy cooking like Moominmamma?

January 30, 2010 | 1 Comments

Well, from July 2010, you’ll be able to. SelfMadeHero have secured the rights to the Moomins Cookbook: “The Moomins cookbook contains all the secrets to the tasty dishes prepared by the unflappable Moominmamma for the...

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