Ingo Milton

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Graduate from Design School Kolding.
Founding member of Gimle Studio in Copenhagen 1980.
Since 2006 he has collaborated with national museums using comics to visualise the lives of people who went before us: Iron age tribes in East Jutland, Saints from Jacques de Compostella to Santa Claus, Seamen in the Caribbean, crusaders, carpenters and  scientists alike.
This work earned him the Hanne Hansen award in 2014.


2020 is the bicentennial of the discovery of electromagnetism by the Danish physicist Hans Christian Ørsted. This started today’s electrified life. But was the world of 1820 made up of matter or pure forces? The French rationalists wanted to find the laws of nature by experimentation, while the German romanticists wanted to describe the laws by thinking before experimenting …

1 book
64 pages (planned)
17,0 x 24,0 cm
Out in 2020.

Master Lucifer

Set in medieval Denmark AD 1450. Three travelling puppeteers are invited to perform at a castle. They meet a knight returned from Constantinople with PTSD and his estranged sister. In book 2 they try their luck at the clandestine trade in holy relics.

2 books
48 pages
22,0 x 29,5 cm

The Shadow

Hans Christian Andersen’s little known, eerie fairytale about a young scholar’s struggle with the dark side of his personality in a world that favours superficial glimmer and scandal over
Written in 1847 the story is surprisingly relevant today.

1 book
40 pages
17,0 x 24,0 cm

The Travelling Journeyman

This ‘edutainment’ comic is created in collaboration with Denmark’s Village Museum and based on memoirs of a carpenter apprentice around 1850 and his travels in Europe as a journeyman.
We learn secret rituals and workings of the Trade Guilds at the time.

1 book, 48 pages
17,0 x 24,0 cm



Sample page from “Ørsted”.
Sample page from “Master Lucifer”.
Sample page from “The Shadow”.
Sample page from “The Travelling Journeyman”.