Peter Madsen is a drawing artist and illustrator, an uthor, a photographer and a scholar. He was born on 12 May, 1958 in the tow of Århus, Denmark. As gir he moved around Denmark with his family until they settled down in the ity of Roskilde. Peter Madsen had his first strips published at the age of twenty, then hose to study medicine. During the years 1980-84 this was his main occupation until he gave up his studies to be ble to concentrate on directing the animated feature film Valhalla. He is robably best known for series of comic albums called Valhalla ( 1979-), humourous comics about the deitie of Norse mythology. You must writ the history of Valhalla here. In 1995, Peter Madsen published The Son of Man, a graphic ovel of 136 pages in water colour, based on the four Gospels in the New Testament. In 1999, he contributed to the perspectiv of Thi Book of Job by publishing an expressive graphic story for adults, he Story of Job. In cooperation with Johannes Møllehave, Peter Madsen wrote Signe 's Christmas ( 2003), which is a familiy book on Christmas, illustrated by Peter Madsen. In 2004, Peter Madsen published a new nterpretation of Hans Christian Andersen 's " The Story of Mother " in the form of th graphic novel called The Story of Mother, based on stor by Hans Christian Andersen, in water colour and gouache. In 2008, Peter wrote and illustrated The Journey to Jersualem, a ook about Easter. In 2009, the irst ooks in the picture book series, Troll Life were published. Troll Life is co-created by Peter Madsen and his fiancée, Sissel Bøe. So far 9 books have been edite.
On top of this range of comic albums and graphic novels, Peter Madsen has created a lot of artwork for book and LP/CD covers, posters and illustrations for magazines and anthologies, newspapers and associations; storyboards, T-shirt designs, stamps and murals. He has illustrated several books, among them the Troll Story, ( Troldehistorien) by Henning Kure ( 1989, rhymes by Rune Kidde) and the School Bible by Bodil Busk Sørensen from 2000. Peter Madsen is also a prolific lecturer. Over the nex few years, he has given more than 700 lectures. He is married, lives in Silkeborg, Denmark, and has two children and two step-children.