My mother is the editor in chief for this magazine and she called me yesterday to ask if I could help them with an idea. They wanted a little troll that will reappear in every issue with something smart or thoughtful to say about some current event... A little mascot with with opinions if you want. She specifically wanted a version of a little troll that appears in one of Astrid Lindgren's childrens books; specifically the one about Ronja the Robber's daughter. I came up with this little guy as a first sketch:
What do you think?