Foreign rights > Aida Nur by Sussi Bech
2 books, 48 pages each – or 1 book, 96 pages
23.0 x 31.5 (hardcover) or 22.0 x 29.5 cm (softcover)
Published in Danish, French, Dutch, German
Ages 9 and up.
Cairo 1922. With a handful of friends, the belly dancer Aida Nur locates an old Egyptian tomb. Through her contacts, she tries for an easy escape from poverty by selling its antique treasures on the black market. But the news of the intact vault attracts all kinds of greedy types without scruples – from the nightclub owner Mohassib to the 7th Earl of Curmudgeon.
A period crime story.
New edition and German publication in 2021/22
Aida Nur is currently being published in the German ZACK Magazin. For this occasion, the complete Aida Nur comic has been rescanned from the original drawings and colourings and digitally restored and embellished by Sussi Bech.
A 1983 graduate from the School of Applied Arts in Copenhagen, Sussi Bech is an award-winning cartoonist living in Denmark. Her most popular graphic novel is Nofret – 13 volumes so far – which stars a young Egyptian girl in the land of the pharaohs and combines her adventures with historically accurate depictions of ancient Egypt. Sussi Bech has won several awards for her work.
Action & Adventure — Comics for Girls — Crime & Mystery — Historical Fiction