Foreign Rights > Lars Jakobsen
Lars Jakobsen is a Danish documentary filmmaker, author, artist and graphic designer. He has worked with a wide range of graphic styles, and amongst other things done illustrations for the fashion industry, advertisements, movies, cartoons and comics. He is the founder and organizer of the Art Bubble comic book festival. In Denmark, he is well known for his humorous comic strip Ganske Vist. He is also the artist behind the adventures series Mortensen’s Escapades, which in recent years has stepped out into the world.
Mortensen is a timetraveler, traveling through history and solving complicated problems. Everything in the books are based on real events. In the backmatter of every book you can find data to support the book and continue research on your own. The books are popular in schools for educational purposes.
NEW! 2020: Book 6, The Tulip Mystery, out in September:
In 1908, a giant explosion takes place over the Russian region Tonguska. Mortensen is led back to Berlin in 1944. At the same time scientist Niels Bohr and British Prime Minister Churchill meet in London to discuss the atomic bomb – it has been stolen. Mortensen’s faithful helper, the witch, is kidnapped to serve as a pilot for a secret operation. Based on real events.
Text and art by Lars Jakobsen.
The Mortensen series:
6 books, 46 pages each
22,0 x 29,5 cm
Rights sold to USA, UK, Australia, Germany, Belgium, Holland and Iceland.
- PDF sample from “Mortensen’s escapades 5: The Tunnel” (in English).
- E-mail Lars Jakobsen for more information.