Valhalla T07 - The Serpent In The Abyss
CBR | Carlsen Comics | Published 1991 | 47 Pages | 31.96 MB
is an ongoing series of Danish fantasy-adventure comic books drawn by Peter Madsen and co-written by Hans Rancke-Madsen and Peter Madsen, and based on a story by Henning Kure, with contributions from Per Vadmand, Hans Rancke-Madsen and Peter Madsen. Although Hans Rancke-Madsen is the main series writer, the title became a breakthrough for Peter Madsen because of his illustrations, and it would come to be known as . Originally commissioned for and published by Interpresse, it has been published by Carlsen Comics since 1987. It has also been published in Swedish, Norwegian and Spanish. The tone of the albums has focused on humor, but the characters, and much of the plot, are based on the stories and legends in the (featuring the adventures of the Norse Gods, mainly Odin and Thor) and many albums have often featured deeper human issues. The albums are of high quality, and each took one or several years to produce. The first album was released in 1979, the second in 1982, and the thirteenth in 2006. Presently in its fifteenth album, the series is very much in the tradition of finely drawn and well plotted Franco-Belgian comics like or , which also served as inspiration for the comics. This 7th album is a scanlation (a portmanteau of scan and translation) into English from the Danish original.