JP Ahonen is the author of two Sunday newspaper comic strips published weekly in his native Finland. He also appeared in Kazu Kibuishi's Flight anthologies #4–8. His debut graphic novel Sing No Evil, co-written with KP Alare, gathered wide critical acclaim and has been published in seven languages.
After spending his teenage years immersed in making music and comics, Ahonen continued to the University of Lapland to study graphic design in the Faculty of Arts. Today, JP works as a full-time comic book artist and teaches classes in schools and universities. He lives in Tampere, Finland with his wife and kids.
He is the guest of honor for the 2018 Helsinki Comics Festival, held September 1-2, 2018.
Reviews & Interviews
by JP Ahonen
“As twisted as it is sidesplitting… [Belzebubs] weaves slice-of-life drama and mockumentary-style humor into a pentagram of laughs, relatable moments, and a love for black metal.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Pure joy… the whole book works as a loving parody of all the …