Snufkin and several Woodies - from the Moomin books by Tove Jansson
◉◡◉ Writer and artist Tove Jansson come from Finland ◉◡◉ - Finland is country between Sweden and Russia ◉◡◉ ◉◡◉ ◉◡◉ in finnish this pictures characters are: Primadonna's horse and Niiskuneiti ◉◡◉
Moomin looks spooked out. I wonder if the Groke is close by. *Shiver* The Groke (in German "Die Morra") is such a creepy character. Although she only seeks the light because she's lonely.
The most haunting cartoon I've encountered in my life.
• Tove Jansson - Buka (Mårran, fiń. Mörkö)
"Moomintroll bowed more deeply than he had ever done before, for the blue-haired girl was the most beautiful thing he had ever seen in his life. (Tullipa from "The Moomins and the Great Flood" by Tove Jannsson, 1945)
Favourite Moomin illustrations by Tove Jansson - The Comet