Henrik Rehr

Svoboda Tzekova

Henrik Rehr has been a cartoonist for more than thirty years. He was born in Denmark and lives with his family in New York City.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“Those that I fight I do not hate, Those that I guard I do not love.” -An Irishman Airman Foresees his Death by W. B. Yeats

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

John Irving, Herge, and Jean Giraud/Moebius

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

Well… Nothing else seemed to be something I seriously considered. I strongly felt that this simply was the Troy for me to burn, so to speak.  

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Stay hungry.