Christopher Nielsen

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Date of Birth April 20, 1963
Place of Birth Norway
Age 57 years old
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Christopher Nielsen is a Norwegian comics artist. He is especially known for his subcultural depictions. Nielsen got his first comics printed in 1980 after entering a competition in the Norwegian anarchist magazine, Gateavisa. Only three years later he got his first album published. Generally he works in a rough and direct style, inspired by the American underground comix tradition.

Born: April 20, 1963, Oslo, Norway
Nationality: Norwegian
Occupation: Comics artist

About Christopher Nielsen

Norwegian cartoonist known for his subculture-themed comic book art. To Trøtte Typer, his most famous comic book, focuses on characters who are criminals and drug addicts.

Before Fame

He first printed his comics in an anarchist publication called Gateavisa.

Achievement

He became famous for creating a character called "Hold Brillan" (English translation: "Hold My Glasses").

Family Life

His father, John David Nielsen, was also an artist, and his brother, Joachim Nielsen, had a career as a rock musician.

Associations

His American contemporary, Lincoln Pierce, created the popular Big Nate comic strip.

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Latest information about Christopher Nielsen updated on December 01, 2020.

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