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|
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.
He first printed his comics in an anarchist publication called Gateavisa.
He became famous for creating a character called "Hold Brillan" (English translation: "Hold My Glasses").
His father, John David Nielsen, was also an artist, and his brother, Joachim Nielsen, had a career as a rock musician.
His American contemporary, Lincoln Pierce, created the popular Big Nate comic strip.
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