Ex Libris

Den store Finn Sysholm

Foreign rights > Ex Libris by Frank Madsen and Sussi Bech


1 book (containing 235 Sunday pages)
240 pages in colour
28.0 x 21.0 cm (horisontal format)
Published in Danish
Ages 15 and up


Ex Libris satirizes everything in the swank world of literature: the authors, the publishing houses, the bookstores, the librarians, and – the readers. Created in 2009, the weekly comic strip the size of an American Sunday strip has been immensely popular and has had its entries reprinted in ten book collections.

This edition collects the 235 funniest strips, commented by the Author and accompanied by an essay on Danish and International literature during the ten years, the strip existed, written by the comic strip’s main antagonist, the self-important author Finn Sysholm.

Sussi Bech Danish Comics Foreign RightsSussi 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.


Frank Madsen Danish Comics Foreign RightsFrank Madsen

A creator of children’s books and graphic novels – notably the adventures of Kurt Dunder – Frank Madsen is an award-winning cartoonist and three times Best Danish Comics Author nominée. Author of the weekly satirical cartoon Eks Libris since 2010.
Frank has also written the popular picture books for children Snus Mus about a mouse detective, with illustrations by Sussi Bech. The books were published in Chile in 2018 and more are in production.



Mainstream Comics


Humor — Satire