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, freelance photographer Marjaana Malkamäki and their three kids.
He is the guest of honor for the 2018 Helsinki Comics Festival, held September 1-2, 2018.
by JP Ahonen
”Belzebubs strikes that delicate balance between adorable and totally fucking metal.”—Steven Seigh, Talking Comics
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"JP Ahonen is, flat-out, one of the best comic artists and writers working in the world today. His comics are hilarious, action-packed, and …