Arild Midthun

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Arild Midthun
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Arild Midthun
Born (1964-05-06) May 6, 1964 (age 55)
Bergen, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
Area(s)Penciller, Artist, Inker

Arild Midthun (born 6 May 1964) is a Norwegian illustrator, cartoonist and comics artist. He was born in Bergen.

Among his early production is the comics strip Patrick & Co in the newspaper Bergens Tidende 1977, a spy series written by Tormod Løkling. His artistical breakthrough was the strip series Sirkus from 1980 to 1982, written by Terje Nordberg, Eirik Ildahl and Dag Kolstad. He was a central illustrator for the humorous magazines Norsk MAD from 1981, and Pyton from 1986 to 1995.[1] He was awarded the Sproing Award in 1988, for the album Troll: Sølvskatten, jointly with Terje Nordberg.[2]

From 1995 he was appointed as illustrator for the newspaper Aftenposten, and from 2004 he started to contribute illustrations to the Disney comics magazine Donald Duck & Co.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gisle, Jon; Holen, Øyvind. "Arild Midthun". In Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  2. ^ Holen, Øyvind. "Sproing-prisen". In Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 9 December 2014.

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