Bobo (Swedish comics)

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Hungarian edition
Publication information
PublisherSemic Press (1973-1990)
First appearance1978
Created byLars Mortimer
In-story information
Species"Troll Bear" with green hat

Bobo is a Swedish comic strip, created by Lars Mortimer, published periodically between 1978-1990.[1]

The main character is the eponymous "troll bear", encountering adventures in the forest, and occasionally the town nearby.

He is fond of sandwiches with cucumbers, and always carries around his "flaxkikare", (lit. akin to "flash telescope"), a telescope which could transport the user to the area looked at.

"Bobo" had his own magazine from 1978 to 1989.[1] A spin-off character, "Gnuttarna", later had their own magazine.[1]

Names of the magazine[edit]

  • Bobo (1978–1985)
  • Bobo och skogsvännerna (1986–1988)
  • Bobo och Gnuttarna (1988–1989)
  • Gnuttarna (1990)
  • Gnuttarna & c:o (1985–1988), published parallel with Bobo
  • Christmas album (1979–1989)


  1. ^ a b c Lambiek