About the site

Free comics and whatnot!

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About the creator

Bitten Bolvig Hansen: geologist, palaeontologist, researcher, communicator of science, illustrator, and writer.

Creative life

2011–2014: Member of the Danish underground comic book publisher Ondskabens Flydende Vatikan (OFV).

2014–ongoing: This website!

2018: Illustrator on geology schoolbook for the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Government of Greenland.

Academic life

2011: BSc in geology-geoscience, University of Copenhagen

2014: MSc in geology-geoscience, University of Copenhagen

2016–2020: Researcher in palaeontology, Natural history Museum, University of Oslo and Palaeontological Museum, University of Zurich

Scientific publications

Hansen, B.B., Cuny, G., Rasmussen, B.W., Shimada, K., Jacobs, P. & Heilmann-Clausen, C. 2013: Associated skeletal

and dental remains of a fossil odontaspidid shark (Elasmobranchii: Lamniformes) from the Middle Eocene

Lillebælt Clay Formation in Denmark. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark, Vol. 61, 37–46. [LINK]


Hansen, B.B., Milàn, J., Clemmensen, L.B., Adolfssen, J.S., Estrup, E.J., Klein, N., Mateus, O. & Wings, O. 2015: Coprolites from

the Late Triassic Kap Steward Formation, Jameson Land, East Greenland: Morphology, classification and prey inclusions.

In: Kear, B.P., Lindgren, J., Hurum, J.H., Milàn, J. & Vajda, V. (eds): Mesozoic Biotas of Scandinavia and its Arctic Territories.

Geological Society of London, Special Publications 434, 49–69. [LINK]


Hansen, B.B., Hammer, Ø. & Nakrem, H.A. 2018: Stratigraphy and age of the Grippia niveau bonebed, Lower

Triassic Vikinghøgda Formation, Spitsbergen. Norwegian Journal of Geology 98, 175–187. [LINK]

Hurum, J.H., Engelschiøn, V.S., Økland, I., Bratvold, J., Ekeheien, C.P., Roberts, A.J., Delsett, L.L., Hansen, B.B.,

Mørk, A., Nakrem, H.A., Druckenmiller, P.S. & Hammer, Ø. 2018: The history of exploration and stratigraphy

of the Early to Middle Triassic vertebrate-bearing strata of Svalbard (Sassendalen Group, Spitsbergen).

Norwegian Journal of Geology 98, 165–174. [LINK]


Hammer, Ø., Jones, M.T., Schneebeli-Hermann, E., Hansen, B.B. & Bucher, H. 2019: Are Early Triassic extinction events

associated with mercury anomalies? A reassessment of the Smithian/Spathian boundary extinction. Earth-Science

Reviews 195, 179–190. [LINK]


Hansen, B.B., Bucher, H., Schneebeli-Hermann, E. and Hammer, Ø. 2020: The middle Smithian (Early Triassic)

ammonoid Arctoceras blomstrandi: conch morphology and ornamentation in relation to stratigraphy. Papers

in Palaeontology 7, 1435–1457. [LINK]

Popular scientific publications (in Danish)

Hansen, B.B. 2015: Koprolitter - en lille brik i rekonstruktionen af palæomiljøer.

Tidsskriftet Grønland 63, 126–134. [LINK]

Hansen, B.B. 2019: Liv og død på Svalbard for 250 millioner år siden.

Tidsskriftet Grønland 67, 202–206. [LINK]

Schoolbook (in Danish and Greenlandic)

Kleist, D.H., Hansen, B.B. and Juul-Nielsen, A.:

Grønlands Geologi - tag med på opdagelse.

Grønlands Selvstyre, 2018. [LINK]