August 2015

Exhibition & Reading: "Villa Streccius"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On august 21, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. I will lecture about my graphic-novels Vita Obscura at the Villa Streccius in Landau. The event is part of the exhibition “gemalte Legenden – gezeichnete Helden”, where you can see and buy some of my original artwork from Vita Obscura.

 

You can get more information right here.

 

Städtische Villa Galerie Streccius

Südring 20

76829 Landau in der Pfalz


Vernissage: August 21, 2015 at 7 p.m., reading at 9 p.m.

Exhibition: August 21 - October 4, 2015.

 

www.villa-streccius.de

 

 

 

Publication: "Der Freitag"


After a one-year hiatus my comicstrip "Vita Obscura" is back in the weekly newspaper Der Freitag on august 7, 2015. The first new episode tells you about the horrible treatments done to Louis XIV. of France by his doctors Vallot, d'Aquin and Félix.


You can also till get a collection of all previous episodes in the book Vita Obscura.

 

 

 

Exhibition: "Erika-Fuchs-Haus"

© Foto: Erika-Fuchs-Haus, 2015
© Foto: Erika-Fuchs-Haus, 2015

On august 1 the "Erika-Fuchs-Haus" will open it's gates in Schwarzenbach an der Saale.

 

The "Erika-Fuchs-Haus" will be the first german comic-museum, dedicated to the life and legacy of Erika Fuchs.

For the permanent exhibition I wrote and drew a room size comic-biografie of Erika Fuchs's life.

 

 

Merchandising: "Erika-Fuchs-Haus"

Additionally to the opening of the  "Erika-Fuchs-Haus"  in Schwarzenbach an der Saale on august 1 you can get the full comic I did about Erika Fuchs as a map plus postcards and coffee mugs with my design at the museum's gift shop

 

 

 

 



 


 

Publication: "First Man: Reimagining Matthew Henson"

I'm very happy to announce that my american publisher Lerner Publishing has released my graphic-novel Packeis under the english title First Man: Reimagining Matthew Henson in the USA.

 

The book is available as paperback and hardcover.

 

"First Man: Reimagining Matthew Henson"

$ 31,99 (hardcover)

ISBN: 978-1467758420


$ 11,24 (paperback)

ISBN: 978-1467781060


160 Pages

Publisher: Lerner Publishing

 

 

July 2015

Publication: "Der Freitag"

 

On july 24, 2015 you will find the final episode of my comicstrip "Blutige Kohle" ("Bloody Coal") in the weekly newspaper Der Freitag

 

In 12 episodes the comicstrip tells the events that led to the horrible West Virginia Coal Wars that ended with the Battle of Blair Mountain and the first military intervention of the United States Air Force.

 

 

 

June 2015

Publication: "Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung"

 

On june 14, 2015 you can finde a new illustration of mine about the decay of the german AfD-party in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung .

 

May 2015

Publication: "Der Freitag"

 

On may 29, 2015 you will find a new episode of my comicstrip "Blutige Kohle" ("Bloody Coal") in the weekly newspaper Der Freitag

 

In 12 episodes the comicstrip tells the events that led to the horrible West Virginia Coal Wars that ended with the Battle of Blair Mountain and the first military intervention of the United States Air Force.

 

 

 

 

Publication: "Vita Obscura"

 

On may 22, 2015 my new french publisher Ici Même, released my latest book "Vita Obscura" in France. The book looks amazing and has a fine translation by Mathilde Ramadier.


"Vita Obscura"

EUR 19,50

Hardcover: 72 Pages

ISBN: 978-2369120117

Publisher: Ici Même



 

Publication: "Der Freitag"

 

On may 1, 2015 you will find a new episode of my comicstrip "Blutige Kohle" ("Bloody Coal") in the weekly newspaper Der Freitag

 

In 12 episodes the comicstrip tells the events that led to the horrible West Virginia Coal Wars that ended with the Battle of Blair Mountain and the first military intervention of the United States Air Force.

 

 

 

April 2015

Publication: "GEOlino Extra #51"

 

For the new issue of the magazine "GEOlino Extra" I made four comic pages about the investiture controversy between medieval popes and the emperors.

 

"GEOlino Extra # 51: Burgen, Ritter & Legenden"

EUR 7,00

Publisher: Gruner & Jahr AG Co. KG

 

 

 

Publication: "Der Freitag"

 

On april 3, 2015 you will find a new episode of my comicstrip "Blutige Kohle" ("Bloody Coal") in the weekly newspaper Der Freitag

 

In 12 episodes the comicstrip tells the events that led to the horrible West Virginia Coal Wars that ended with the Battle of Blair Mountain and the first military intervention of the United States Air Force.

 

 

 

March 2015

Artwork: "Galerie Laqua"

 

Great news for all lovers of original comic artwork: You can now buy original drawings from my new book Vita Obscura at Galerie Laqua. You can find my pictures right here.

 

 

 

Publication: "Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung"

 

On march 8, 2015 you can finde a big double page illustration of mine about classic literature, like the Epic of Gilgamesh, Don Quichotte, Robinson Crusoe, Die Blechtrommel, the Divine Comedy and many more in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung .

 

February 2015

"Event: "Taipei International Book Exhibition 2015"

On february 14, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. I will lecture about my graphic-novels drüben! at the Taipei International Book Exhibition in Taiwan and the next day I will hold a comic-workshop at the Goethe Institut Taipei starting at 2 p.m.

Both events are organised by the Goethe Institut Taipei and the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

 

More information can be found here and here.

 

 

Taipei International Book Exhibition 2015

Taipei World Trade Center

No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road

Nangang District

Taipei City, Taiwan 115

 

 

Publication: "Der Freitag"

 

On february 6, 2015 you will find a new episode of my comicstrip "Blutige Kohle" ("Bloody Coal") in the weekly newspaper Der Freitag

 

In 12 episodes the comicstrip tells the events that led to the horrible West Virginia Coal Wars that ended with the Battle of Blair Mountain and the first military intervention of the United States Air Force.

 

 

 

Merchandising: "Krickel Krakel"

 

Additionally to the very successful Krickelkrakel children's book series the Friedrich-Oetinger-Verlag is again releasing a lot of brand new merchandise for children. The new products  include pens, puzzles, books, games and much more.

 

Krickel-Krakel Knickbilder-Block

Krickel-Krakel Mosaikbilder

Krickel Krakel Bemalbare Party-Tischdecke

Krickel-Krakel Stecktiere-Welt

Krickel-Krakel Papprollen-Figuren

Krickel-Krakel bemalbarer Bilderrahmen 

January 2015

Publication: "The Other Side of the Wall"

I'm very happy to announce that my american publisher Lerner Publishing has released my graphic-novel drüben! under the english title The Other Side of the Wall in the USA.

 

The book is available as paperback, hardcover and ebook.

 

"The Other Side of the Wall"

$ 29,32 (hardcover)

ISBN: 978-1-4677-5840-6

$ 9,99 (paperback)

ISBN: 978-1-4677-6028-7

$ 43,99 (ebook)

ISBN: 978-1-4677-7839-8


112 Pages

Publisher: Lerner Publishing

 

 

Event: "2. Festival Grafisches Erzählen"

On january 16, 2015 at 9:30 p.m. I will lecture about my graphic-novels Vita Obscura at the Literaturbüro im Kunsttempel in Kassel. The event is part of the 2. Festival Grafisches Erzählen.

Afterwards  I will take part in a panel discussion with Birgit Weyhe and Andreas C. Knigge.

 

You can get more information right here.

 

2. Festival Grafisches Erzählen

Literaturbüro im Kunsttempel,
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 177

34119 Kassel


 

 

Event: "Le Monde diplomatique"

On january 10, 2015 at 6 p.m. I will take part in a panel discussion with Zeina Abirached, Cyril Pedrosa and Christian Maiwald about biographical comics at the Galerie Neurotitan in Berlin.

The event is part of the exhibition "COMICS ZUR LAGE DER WELT – Le Monde diplomatique" that also shows some of my work.


A signing will take place at 4 a.m.

 

COMICS ZUR LAGE DER WELT –  Le Monde diplomatique

Galerie Neurotitan
Rosenthalerstraße 39

10178 Berlin

 



 

Publication: "Der Freitag"

 

On january 9, 2015 you will find a new episode of my comicstrip "Blutige Kohle" ("Bloody Coal") in the weekly newspaper Der Freitag

 

In 12 episodes the comicstrip tells the events that led to the horrible West Virginia Coal Wars that ended with the Battle of Blair Mountain and the first military intervention of the United States Air Force.

 

 

 

drüben! (avant-verlag, 2009)


Packeis (avant-verlag, 2012)


Vita Obscura (avant-verlag, 2014)