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Prince Ossian by Nattserier Prince Ossian :iconnattserier:Nattserier 12 2 Sword Princess Amaltea by Nattserier Sword Princess Amaltea :iconnattserier:Nattserier 45 3 A Sword Princess Tale - chp 1 by Nattserier A Sword Princess Tale - chp 1 :iconnattserier:Nattserier 56 25 Sword Princess Tale - chp 1 page 9 by Nattserier Sword Princess Tale - chp 1 page 9 :iconnattserier:Nattserier 39 40 Hooked On You cover by Nattserier Hooked On You cover :iconnattserier:Nattserier 111 18 Chibi Mermaid Mina by Nattserier Chibi Mermaid Mina :iconnattserier:Nattserier 84 29 First spread of Hooked On You by Nattserier First spread of Hooked On You :iconnattserier:Nattserier 142 85 A Song For Elise - Remix: Memories by Nattserier A Song For Elise - Remix: Memories :iconnattserier:Nattserier 51 70 PinPin in branches by Nattserier PinPin in branches :iconnattserier:Nattserier 18 34 PinPin sleeping by Nattserier PinPin sleeping :iconnattserier:Nattserier 8 0 PinPin in Basil by Nattserier PinPin in Basil :iconnattserier:Nattserier 24 3 Sword Princess Amalthea by Nattserier Sword Princess Amalthea :iconnattserier:Nattserier 188 67 Haxfolket 4 by Nattserier Haxfolket 4 :iconnattserier:Nattserier 12 9 Haxfolket 3 by Nattserier Haxfolket 3 :iconnattserier:Nattserier 24 12 Swedish Comic Sin 2 by Nattserier
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Swedish Comic Sin 2 :iconnattserier:Nattserier 10 15
Swedish Comic Sin 1 by Nattserier
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Swedish Comic Sin 1 :iconnattserier:Nattserier 21 8


by C2iNk

I really like this picture! Even though I think there could be some improvements, you still got a vision through and made me as a viewe...



My second prize in Japanese Ribbon!

Journal Entry: Tue Jun 5, 2012, 7:03 AM
| My Blog | Nosebleed Studio | Mjau! | A Song For Elise |

I got the result for Hooked On You, the novel manga I sent to the Japanese manga magazine Ribbon for their rookie competition. I named it 「友達バブル」 in Japanese.
It got the same prize as the Circus Romantique manga I sent them last time, which is the 「もうひと息賞」. But this time, I got a little higher an actually won some money (like 20 000 yen = ~150 euro/1500:- sek).

Smiley face

With the help of :iconlalunedemars09: (who also took the photo, thanks alot~<3), I got the text translated for you:

Tomodachi Baburu, 32 pages
By Natalia Batista from Sweden, 25 years old

Story: In the big blue sea lives the mermaid Mina. Other mermaids think that you get strong by eating human meat, but Mina just want to become friends with a human. One day a boy gets thrown into the water, but is saved by Mina...!?

Critique: Just like with the last manga piece, the artwork is on a high level. You take time to do the backgrounds and also succeeding in making it feel like they live in the sea. But then however, the storyline; It doesn't show if this was Mina's love story, or a frinedship story, or maybe a story of her growing up? It didn't show the theme well enough so we disn't understand it. The ending was cut off very suddently. We didn't know if this was a happy ending or not. Please make characters more personally attached to the reader.

Art: 16
Story: 10
Overall feeling: 24
Total: 50 (out of 100)

Great critique as always, I get so many "Aha"-moments when I read their or the editor's comments, while thinking "Why didn't I do it that way?! How could I have been so stupid!?"

I love constructive critique and comments. It makes me grow as an artist, and also realize my own weakness, where my focus needs to be on my next work!

Sadly, this story got only 50 points and the one before got 55. I am analyzing the situation, and I think my next entry will be a more Ribbon-ish story. For once, I know what I want to focus on; a REAL shojo manga love story!

Thanks for reading! <3

  • Eating: Tiramisù ice-cream


Natalia Batista
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Natalia Batista
Swedish manga artist and illustrator, born 1986.

~ My Swedish blog ~
~ My English blog ~

Example of published work

'Ein Lied Für Elise', manga published by Tokyopop, Germany, fall 2010

'Mjau!', manga published by Kabusa Böcker, Sweden, spring 2010

'KlimatPimpa Din Livsstil', climate comics published by Malmö City Environmental Department, Sweden, spring 2010

'Valborg', published in manga magazine Shojo Stars, Sweden, spring 2009

'A Song For Elise', self-published manga, Sweden, spring 2009

'The Marauders And The Secrets Of The Heart', self-published doujinshi, Sweden, spring 2009

'Lova', published in music magazine Okej, Sweden, during 2006-2007


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PrincessNovaRose Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello!! I've very recently gotten hooked on your series Sword Princess Amaltea. I was just reading on the website like any other fan, when for some reason I had an error viewing Chapter 2. Pages 209 on to 330 have broken images!!! Once Chapter 3 begins everything is fine, but those specific pages are unable to be read.
Please, can you fix it??? cry orange
jlj16 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2018
Hello there. I don't know if you are still using this page, but I just gotten volume one of your manga, Sword Princess Amaltea today, and it's really good. I look forward to seeing more volumes of this series come out from where I'm at, and I also look forward to see other future works of yours as well. Thank you, and keep up the good work as a mange artist. ^^
Hansoui Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018
Nice, minns när man såg dig på Sci-Fi Bokhandeln, Malmö ^^
AikoKimiChan Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!! Have your cake and eat it too 
Mayuthedemon Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Kitty153 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! See you at NärCon Sommar 2017 :D
ellenseriekonst Featured By Owner May 25, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Jag gillar dina serier! :) Blir alltid imponerad över ditt verk! Du är så grym!
KazukiShinta Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2017  Professional
hello, great work. great manga.
soniamanga Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2016
Happy Birthday! ^-^
Kamixazia Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Grattis :)
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