Scandinavia and the World
 

Page 18

Child-like joy

Child-like joy

Denmark is dressed as Hans Christian Andersen
Sweden is Astrid Lindgren
Finland is Tove Jansson

Bonus info: Out of these three authors there are two who's queer. Hans Christian Andersen was bisexual and Tove Jansson was lesbian.

583 comments

See more of Norway Denmark Sweden Finland
28th of September

Coat of Arms HD

Coat of Arms HD

A HD remake of https://satwcomic.com/coat-of-arms
This is one of our most "shared" comics. We wanted to make a HD version for use in prints and future books. The artwork for this will be available to Patreon/Gold Supporters next week.

Back our card game on Kickstarter!


145 comments

See more of Denmark Sweden Norway Finland
27th of September
Support Scandinavia and the World on Patreon

It's the Little things

It's the Little things

This is both Innocence and Sin.

Back our card game on Kickstarter!


255 comments

Written by Dayvi
Illustrated by Jenny

See more of America France Eagle Sister France Dayvi Jenny
23rd of September

Let Italian men live

Let Italian men live

I learned about the Italian movement where men fight for their right to take care of themselves without being ridiculed many years ago, and it left quite an impression on me.

340 comments

See more of Italy Denmark Norway Sweden
21st of September

Children's Entertainer

Children's Entertainer

The new IT movie is just the story of a well meaning Swede trying to entertain children.

216 comments

See more of Sweden Norway Denmark Kven Sealand Fennoswede Christiania
15th of September
Follow Scandinavia and the World on Facebook Twitter Tumblr

Cold reality shower

Cold reality shower

From the very beginning when I started making this comic Swedes and Norwegians have been telling me jokes about how weird Danish is, and how it's so weird not even Danes understand it so they have to speak Swedish or Norwegian to communicate. The Norwegian and Swedish languages are a lot closer to each other, so I can see where the joke comes from.

That's all well and good and I laughed along, until I started meeting a lot of Swedes and Norwegians at conventions and realized a lot of them honest to god think that Danes understand Norwegian and Swedish, even though Norwegians and Swedes don't understand Danish. Like, they somehow convinced themselves that the language barrier only goes one way.

So I'm here to tell you sorry, but we don't understand you either. A lot of Danes don't even understand Icelandic people when they talk Danish with an accent to us.

507 comments

See more of Sweden Norway Denmark
8th of September

Baby Daddy

Baby Daddy

Something that was deeply offensive to most of the cultures the Vikings encountered was that Vikings didn't worry too much about fidelity, even the women could shag around, and their husbands happily accepted the children as their own even if they knew they weren't the father.

The reason was quite simple. Keeping a child alive was difficult back then so any child that survived was a miracle, and people wanted big families, so if your wife had a child it was your right as the husband to keep it. The other loser could mob around with one child less to his name.

478 comments

See more of Sweden Norway Denmark North
1st of September

What a crime to be alive

What a crime to be alive

I kid you not. There are evenings here in Denmark where there'll be nothing but Swedish crime shows on TV. You could literally be watching Swedish TV and the only difference would be the subtitles. And it's always new shows too.

I suspect they make so many crime shows they don't have enough hours in a day to show them all which is why we have to broadcast them too.

285 comments

See more of Sweden Norway Finland Denmark
25th of August

(Chop) sticky situation

(Chop) sticky situation

I went to a running sushi restaurant with some friends the other day and we talked about how weird it feels for westerners to eat fish and rice with our fingers. We'd much rather learn how to use a new tool (chopsticks) than poke our fingers into raw fish, even if it would be MUCH easier.

246 comments

See more of Europe Japan
17th of August

He knows what he likes

He knows what he likes

If you ever come to Denmark you might notice big rocks chilling in front of government buildings, hospitals, libraries, or on little hills of dirt. It's not because people were too lazy to move them. Oh no, in fact, they might have been moved several kilometers to be there.

Because we don't have mountains or even cliffs in Denmark (except on Bornholm) a bare, raw rock is considered a beautiful decoration, and the biggest are displayed proudly in front of important things.

358 comments

See more of Norway Sweden Denmark
11th of August