Em is an autobiographical cartoon created by Maria Smedstad.

It follows one woman’s quest to keep it together in a world that offers far too many opportunities to do the opposite. Em has featured

in numerous papers and magazines, including thelondonpaper and

The Sun in the UK, Afonbladet in Sweden and Norway's Aftenposten. 

ACE is Smedstad's brand new strip, featuring in the Pang Pang i Patriarket exhibition in Sweden and Norway, showcasing female cartoonist and also in Aftenposten's Duellen. ACE is available for licensing, please get touch! 

Maria Smedstad grew up in Sundsvall, Sweden and moved to the UK

at the age of 15.

She works as a freelance cartoonist and writer.


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