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About the Author: Peter Madsen
Peter Madsen is a drawing artist and illustrator, an author, a filmmaker and a lecturer He was born on 12 May, 1958 in the city of rhus, Denmark As a boy he moved around Denmark with his family until they settled down in the city of Roskilde Peter Madsen had his first strips published at the age of fifteen, then chose to study medicine During the years 1980 84 this was his main occupation until he gave up his studies to be able to concentrate on directing the animated feature film Valhalla He is probably best known for the series of comic albums called Valhalla 1979 , humourous comics about the gods of Norse mythology You can read the history of Valhalla here In 1995, Peter Madsen published The Son of Man, a graphic novel of 136 pages in water colour, based on the four Gospels in the New Testament In 1999, he contributed to the interpretation of The Book of Job by publishing an expressive graphic story for adults, The Story of Job In cooperation with Johannes M llehave, Peter Madsen wrote Signe s Christmas 2003 , which is a familiy book on Christmas, illustrated by Peter Madsen In 2004, Peter Madsen published a new interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen s The Story of a Mother in the form of a graphic novel called The Story of a Mother, based on a tale by Hans Christian Andersen, in water colour and gouache In 2008, Peter wrote and illustrated The Journey to Jersualem, a book about Easter In 2009, the first books in the picture book series, Troll Life were published Troll Life is co created by Peter Madsen and his wife, Sissel B e So far 9 books have been published On top of this range of comic albums and graphic novels, Peter Madsen has created a lot of artwork for book and LP CD covers, posters and illustrations for magazines and periodicals, newspapers and associations storyboards,T shirt designs, stamps and murals He has illustrated several books, among them the Troll Story, Troldehistorien by Henning Kure 1989, rhymes by Rune Kidde and the School Bible by Bodil Busk S rensen from 2000 Peter Madsen is also a prolific lecturer Over the last fifteen years, he has giventhan 700 lectures He is married, lives in Silkeborg, Denmark, and has two children and two step children.