New Nemi hardback collection, “Sugar and Reptiles”, released in English

Nemi - Sugar and Reptiles

There’s great news for fans of Nemi, the Norwegian comic strip by Lise Myhre, last seen in the UK in the Metro newspaper before the publishers stupidly pulled the plug on the strip, back in 2016. The latest collection – Sugar and Reptiles – is out now… and it’s in English.

Written and drawn by Lise, Nemi made its first appearance in 1997 under the title Den svarte siden (“the Black Side” or “the Black Page”). The strip was renamed Nemi after its protagonist, a young goth woman.

Originally, the strip was pretty heavy metal subculture-focused but over the years Lise has turned it brighter, though she still frequently publishes strips about serious issues, especially in the larger Saturday panels.

Sugar and Reptiles, runs to 160 pages and is entirely in English and features strips not seen in the four books that Titan published some years ago.

Published by  Norwegian publisher Tronsmoyou can order a copy from this link, and find out how to get it signed by Lise, too.

Keep up to date with Nemi here on Facebook

With thanks to Lew Stringer for the heads up

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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