ThoP, pseudonym of Thomas Friis Pedersen, is a Danish freelance illustrator and comic artist. Active since the 1990s, he is part of the Gimle studios. He works for several magazines and is the author of the comic 'Hen ad Vejen', which is published in the local paper Vestegnen. Other creations by Thop, or Thopman, are 'Med næb og kløer', 'Husdyr' and the webcomic 'Den Store Zardini'. This character, a magician who has to deal with his nagging wife and two irritating clowns, was awarded Best Danish Comic Character in 2008.