Valhalla T08 - Freya's Necklace
CBR | Carlsen Comics | Released 1992 | 47 Pages | 29.33 MB
+ Valhalla T05-T07
is an ongoing series of Danish fantasy-adventure comic books drawn by Peter Madsen and co-written by Hans Rancke-Madsen and Peter Madsen, and based on a story by Henning Kure. Although Hans Rancke-Madsen is the main series writer, the title became a breakthrough for Peter Madsen because of his illustrations, and it would come to be known as . Originally commissioned for and published by Interpresse, it has been published by Carlsen Comics since 1987with some exceptions. It has also been published in Swedish, Norwegian and Spanish. The tone of the albums has focused on humor, but the characters, and much of the plot, are based on the stories and legends in the (featuring the adventures of the Norse Gods, mainly Odin and Thor) and many albums have often featured deeper human issues. The albums are of high quality, and each took one or several years to produce. The first album was released in 1979, the second in 1982, and the latest fifteenth in 2009. The series is very much in the tradition of finely drawn and well plotted Franco-Belgian comics like Tintin or Asterix, which also served as inspiration for the Valhalla comics. "Freya's Necklace" was elected the best foreign comic album for 1992 in Norway and Peter Madsen received The Norwegian Comics Forum's "Sproing" Prize for it.