‘Nemi’ is a Norwegian comic strip created by Lise Myhre. Originally, the series was named ‘The Black Side/ The Black Page’. It was first published in 1997 in the magazine ‘Larsons Gale Verden’ (The Far Side). The strip is printed daily in Norwegian and international newspapers and has its own monthly comic book in Norway and Sweden.
‘Nemi’ is one of the most popular Norwegian comics. The series takes place in a young, urban environment: A sub-culture with unhealthy lifestyle, dark clothes, mythical beliefs and heavy-metal music. The protagonist, Nemi is a complex person. She is vulnerable and tough, romantic and cynical.
Nemi is translated into more than ten languages and published in magazines in several countries. In addition to Norway Nemi is published in Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, England, USA, Denmark, Finland and Sweden. In 2001, the goth-/hardrock-album ‘Nemi – The Soundtrack’ was released.
Text by: Anette Broteng Christiansen, ThorNews
Comics strips by: Lise Myhre