Hella Bok is Elias Poutanen born in 1985 in Kirkkonummi, Finland.

Elias wrote and illustrated his debut book Ida travels to Holland and published it in 2013-2014. It is a children’s book originally written in Swedish. The book has been translated into Dutch, English, Finnish, French and Italian.

At the moment Elias works on the web comic Kirkkonummi, which started in January 2015. A new page is published every Sunday.

Elias vision is to turn every reader into a thinking human being aware of her existence. He repackages philosophical questions and shifts in society into neat nuggets of entertainment.

Elias is a trained lawyer and works daytime in an international organisation fighting corruption.

Photo copyright Maria Bayat



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