Midthun at his desk
How To Frame A Crook
Taking the Rap
Arild Midthun (born May 1964) is a Norwegian illustrator and comic book artist. He is most known for illustrating Donald Duck comics for the Norwegian magazine Donald Duck & Co.
Arild started with his career in 1977, drawing newspaper strips for
Bergens Tidene. He contributed to various Norwegian comic magazines and won the Sproing Award (The Norwegian equivalent to Eisner Awards). In 1995 he became the newspaper Aftenposten's illustrator.
He started creating Disney Comics in 2004, writing the story
How To Frame A Crook , with  Tormod Løkling and drawn by Miguel Fernandez Martinez. The first story he drew was Telly Trouble .
Most of Midthun's stories are written by someone else. Mostly other Norwegians like
Knut Nærum and Tormod Løkling. His stories are often in the crime/mystery genre, but he does other work as well.
Drawing style Edit
Arild Midthun's drawing style is detailed and well executed. His work has a lot of similarities to Frenco-Belgian comics like
Asterix and Lucky Luke.
Drawing for the Norwegian magazine Donald Duck & Co. "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!"