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Em is the largely 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 publications across Europe, including News International’s thelondonpaper and The Sun, as well as Aftonbladet and Aftenposten, two of Scandinavia’s largest daily newspapers.

ACE is Smedstad's brand new strip, which has proved an immediate hit with publishers and readers across Scandinavia. ACE is available for further 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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