The creator of the strip, Sven-Bertil Bärnarp, provides a number of, albeit tentative, answers. Despite the fact that it's not autobiographical, Sven-Bertil belongs to that category of citizens addressed by the title of the series. Although the gentle, pervasive humour illuminates this comic-strip, it has a serious, thoughtful undertone which is appreciated whatever your age.
Fifty-Something-Plus has been well received in Sweden and abroad: in addition to daily publication in the Sweden's biggest selling morning newspaper, Dagens Nyheter, it's also been featured by the national public TV station, SVT, and has garnered plaudits at the International Comics Festival in Kemi, Finland.
wins fans thanks to its humour and wide-ranging gallery of characters. In
addition to the middle-aged married couple, we meet their two children, Emma
and Sebastian, grandchildren, in-laws, friends, acquaintances and more. So take
a step into the world where you will find what is perhaps the printed media's
most trustworthy customer group – Generation Fifty-Something-Plus.