Lise Myhre: 24 interesting facts

Lise Myhre (born 1 November 1975 in Lørenskog) is a Norwegian cartoonist. Her most well-known cartoon is Nemi.

After a rushed study of graphical design at the Santa Monica College of Art in California, Lise Myhre started her career as an artist, earning keep illustrating record covers and T-shirts. She after that participated in spirit competitions and started giving contributions to Larsons Galne Verden, the Norwegian balance of Gary Larson’s magazine The Far Side (“M.P.” in 1996).

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From 1997, Myhre was utter her own page in Larsons Gale Verden, “Den svarte siden” (English: the Black Side/Page), and this developed into Nemi. From 1999, Nemi was a guest vivaciousness in the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet, and from 2000 as a regular. The first Nemi album was published the summer 2000, and it was a great success. Since Myhre misused publisher, from Bladkompaniet to Egmont, in January 2003, there is a additional Nemi magazine published every 6 weeks.

Nemi, with a circulation of on peak of 70,000 copies, is now one of the two most popular cartoons in Norway, next to Pondus.

Nemi is today published in nearly 60 every other newspapers, magazines and websites in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland. Amongst these, Dagens Nyheter (Sweden), Ilta-Sanomat (Finland) and Dagbladet (Norway) are the biggest.

Lise Myhre has afterward illustrated poems by Edgar Allan Poe and André Bjerke.

She is married to musician ICS Vortex (Simen Hestnæs), and they have a son, Storm, born 2007.

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