tommi musturi

January 21, 2016, 7:07 pm
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No money? Just print it!

BOH out officially!
January 14, 2016, 1:09 pm
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Yes, finally it’s out! Thanks Eric & everyone involved!

#newcomicbookday The Book of Hope by Finnish cartoonist Tommi Musturi hits stores today!

A video posted by Fantagraphics Books (@fantagraphics) on

November 17, 2015, 11:07 pm
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November 17, 2015, 11:53 am
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Some Finnish action taking place in Belgium during upcoming couple of weeks. Hope to meet you in Grafixx (Antwerp) next weekend. I’ll be there along Roope & Amanda with piles of Kutikuti titles, prints and something more. There’s a speech on Sunday (5pm) I’ll give on Huuda Huuda and also Kutikuti – how we’ve done it, why and when it’s time to quit.

A thing not to miss is Keijut gig in Bozar on 23rd (Brussels) along Makino Takashi & Rei Hayama… there’s also a ‘Finnish Invasion’ on 26th in Het Bos (Antwerp)… and if that’s not enough go see&hear the old chap Jan from our studio along Tarzana (Anderzén, Spencer Clark, Floris Vanhoof) – same spot on 4th of December.

That’s the last trip for this year. Phew. Upcoming: a brand new book for 2016! Stay tuned, kids!

November 2, 2015, 10:58 am
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Finally! We guided The Book of Hope through some printing problems safely to the harbour of COMIC ARTS BROOKLYN! So read this is an invitation to the release of the graphic novel. I’ll be signing the book at CAB on Saturday 7.11. 3–4 pm at the Fantagraphics booth (U3–4). Along this there’s a Kutikuti booth (next to excellent Latvian kuš! table!) with books & prints from me and other Finns. So, pop by to say hi & buy some stuff so I don’t have to carry it back to Finland. Anyway, thanks to Eric & FB for making my book happen – excited to have it finally out!

While in New York, feel free to join also The New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium on 5.11. at 7 pm (Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street). Tom Oldham from Breakdown Press, David Schilter from kuš!, Patrick Crotty from PEOW! studio and I will be speaking & showing images under theme ‘Comics on the Northern Edge of Europe’. The conversation is moderated by Bill Kartopolous & Ben Katchor. That’s for free, the event.

See you soon!

Oo my head
September 11, 2015, 9:25 am
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… my CRAZY one and half month period of exhibitions and festivals and some more exhibitions is about to end with yet three more. The image above is of a 3D installation with video & sounds made for 6th Triennal of Pirkanmaa that’s open in Tampere (Finland) 12.9.–15.10. Meanwhile The Book of Hope -based exhibition is already open in Raahe (Finland) at The Raahe Book Fair where I’ll be travelling as well. And as that’s not all, bit later there’ll be Tabulaland’s one year anniversary exhibition opening in Kanneltalo, Helsinki. That’s with theme ‘Music’ so this version of Oxygene’s cover fit in very well. Anyway, after this something completely different: I shall start to draw a book!


New stuff: Snake in the Nose & Vortex!
August 25, 2015, 10:02 pm
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The Helsinki 30th Comics Festival is just about to begin and my contribution is two small new releases. Snake in the Nose is a 24-page free flow comic published by the great people of kuš! in Latvia. It’s supposed to be some sort of humour. I tried to draw it like Scooby Doo but failed. Just see yourself.


The other publication is a new offset printed version of Vortex that Thaumatropical released as a 50 pcs edition last year. It’s slightly modified version, 32 pages of drawings mostly from one sketchbook. Coloured later. You can buy these both from me – package deal for 10 euros including shipping to any place on earth.

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