Tom Kristensen is an illustrator and occasionally award winning comic creator from the magical realm of Denmark. He works out of the studio Kulkælderen, Copenhagen. His books include Deadboy, Made Flesh, Martin (biographic comic about Martin Luther and the reformation of the Catholic Church) and in 2018 the romantic horror comic Fandenivoldsk (Hellbent). He holds his breath while he draws.

 All illustrations used here ©Tom Kristensen

Tom Kristensen, Claus Deleuran winner – best Danish colorist 2018.
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Hellbent team take top honors

The annual Danish comics industry award - Claus Deleuran - was given out this weekend in conjunction with Danish festival Copenhagen Comics. Hellbent writer Lars Kramhøft and colorist Laura Blicher were nominated for BEST DANISH WRITER and BEST COLORIST (Hellbent)...

Tom Kristensen and Lars Kramhøft sign with Tegneseriecentralen

The industrious duo, known for Made Flesh and Hellbent, are part of the emerging crop of new Danish comics creators and will be setting the tone for the horror comics scene in Denmark for years to come.
Tia and Jack – Jack and Tia. A match made in the Circus Panopticon and brutally murdered on the day of their wedding.
But true love is hard to kill – and when the gods decide to enter the fray- Jack and Tia are ready to play.
The death of Michael’s father forces him to return to his childhood home. As the memories threaten to overwhelm him, a sinister secret is reveled. One that threatens not just him, but everyone he loves.

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MARTIN earned Tom Kristensen top honors as Artist of the year 2017 at the Claus Deleuran awards.

A knock on the door changes Rasmus’ life – his parents have died in a car accident and now he’s off to live with an aunt he didn’t even know about – and she’s a mad scientist to boot.
Armed with her latest invetion – a portal opener between worlds – Rasmus decides to find a world, where his parents still live in order to get back to the life he lost.
But messing with the order of things is never easy, and the universe is about to fight back…

“Made Flesh” is a beast of a book!
Teddy Kristiansen

Illustrator, "House of Secrets" - "The Red Diary"

Kramhøft and Kristensen’s MADE FLESH is a classic, chilling ghost story, with a visceral, modern twist.
John Reppion

Conspiracy of Ravens - Sherlock Holmes

Danish Art Foundation: Translation Fund

Please note, that government grants for translation fees upon publication can be applied for by publishers wishing to publish a work translated from Danish. Grants may also be applied for to cover production costs for illustrated works. Applications are welcome from foreign publishers wishing to publish a work translated from Danish.

Deadlines: February 15th and August 15th.