HCA NEWS Hans Christian Andersen album named comic book of the year

A comic book album, strongly inspired by the universe of Hans Christian Andersen, has just been named Denmark?s best comic book of the year for 2003.

By ms - H.C. Andersen 2005 - 20 January 2004

The album is called "H.C. Andersen Junior: Den magiske Hat" ("Hans Christian Andersen, Jr.: The Magic Hat") and has been crowned the year's best Danish comic book. The Internet magazine, Seriejournalen, conducted a poll among its readers and 44 percent of them believed that this Hans Christian Andersen-inspired album was by far the most impressive publication of 2003.

According to the newspaper Fyens Stiftstidende, French animator Thierry Cappezzone, who lives in Denmark, illustrated the text written by one of his former students at the College of Fashion and Design in Odense, Jan Rybka.

At the moment, Cappezzone is working on an album about the character of Hans Christian Andersen, Jr.