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Moomin Lego – oh, if this were available!

April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over at Alex Milway’s site he writes of his love of all things Moomin and his recent adventures in LEGO: It’ll be of no surprise to most of you that I’m a Moomin fan. Tove Jansson...

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Illustration: Tove Jansson’s Hobbit

March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

I had no idea that Tove Jansson, loved around the world for decades for her gorgeous, enchanting Moomins comics, had illustrated Scandinavian editions of JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit (in the early 60s for a Swedish edition)...

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TV: Moominland Tales: The Life Of Tove Jansson

December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tonight – 26th December – BBC4 – 9pm – Moominland Tales: The life of Tove Jansson “Moomintroll and the Moomin family are characters loved by children and parents worldwide who have grown up listening to...

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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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Tove Jansson did an Alice In Wonderland?

September 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Oh wow. Just like the fine folks at Drawn & Quarterly I had no idea that this even existed. Tove Jansson illustrating Alice. Beautiful. Seems it was published by Delcorte in ’77, but Tate have...

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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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Moomin Book 5 – a gloriously surreal finale.

August 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Moomin – The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip Volume 5 Written by Lars Jansson and drawn by Tove Jansson Drawn & Quarterly This volume of Moomin contains the final three stories to feature Tove Jansson’s...

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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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