November 2020

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On November 14, 2020 you can find a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time I tell the strange story of L'Inconnue de la Seine (The Unknown Woman of the Seine), which not only inspired many famous artists, but continues to save lives today!

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

 

October 2020

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On October 10, 2020 you can find a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time I tells the mysterious and scary story of Alice Liddell – the girl that "inspired" Lewis Carroll to wright his classic "Alice in Wonderland".

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

 

September 2020

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On september 12, 2020 you can find a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time I tells the story of forgotten scientist Mileva Marić – Albert Einstein's first wife. My comic asked the question how much she was involved in developing the theory of relativity.

 

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

 

August 2020

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On august 8, 2020 you can find a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. The issue is dedicated to sustainability and that is why this time my comic is about the Kenyan environmental activist and women's rights activist Wangari Maathai, who was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1979 her husband wanted to get a divorce because she was "too strong for a woman".

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

 

June 2020

Publikation: Das Parlament – Special Edition

I am happy to announce that the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb) has released a special softcover edition of my latest book Das Parlament - 45 Leben für die Demokratie for very little money. 

 

You can still get the fancy hardcover edition of the same name by my normal german publisher avant-verlag.

 

Simon Schwartz: Das Parlament - Special Edition

Publisher: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb)

112 pages, softcover

€ 4,50

 

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On june 13, 2020 you can find a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time it tells the story of the circus couple Giovanni and Sarah Belzoni who pioneered egyptology in the early 19th century. Oh, and you can also learn a bit about Ramses II.'s first and only passport.

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

May 2020

Publication: Internationaler Comic-Salon Erlangen 2020

 

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, the Internationaler Comic-Salon Erlangen was unfortunately canceled this year. Because of this, the organizers asked me and other cartoon artists to draw a comic about o current situation. You can find our more right here.

 

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On May 9th 2020 there will be a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time it's about the incredible human force of nature called Lotti Huber, which only became a star at over seventy years of age. As a child, I loved her flashy appearances of TV.

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

April 2020

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On April 11, 2020, you can read a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time it is about the invention of the legendary design classic La Moka Express and the bizarre funeral of Renato Bialetti .

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

March 2020

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On march 14, 2020, you can read a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time it is about the cruel thief Thomas Blood who tried to steal the Crown Jewels of England from the Tower of London in 1671 .

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

Publication: FAZ Woche

 

On march 13, 2020 you can find two full page illustrations of mine in the weekly political magazin FAZ Woche. The illustrations accompany an the latest book reviews and tell the history of reading.

 

 

 

February 2020

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On February 8, 2020, you can read a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time it is about the mysterious New York It-Girl Cynthia.

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 

January 2020

Publication: FAZ Magazin

 

On January 11, 2020, you can read a new episode of my comic strip Vita Obscura in the FAZ Magazine. This time it is about the unbelievable voyages of female explore Jeanne Baret.

 

You can also still  get a collection of all previous episodes in my book Vita Obscura.

 


Upcoming events

 

December 2, 2019

- December, 2020

Exhibition at

"Verbindungsbüro des Deutschen Bundestages bei der EU", 

Brussels, Belgium

More information 

 

November 11, 2020 

- December 19, 2020

Exhibition at

"LUDWIGGALERIE

Schloss Oberhausen", 

Lingen, Germany

More information 

Das Parlament

(avant-verlag, 2019)

OUT NOW!

 

Geschichtsbilder

(exhibition catalogue)

(avant-verlag, 2018) 

 

IKON

(avant-verlag, 2018)

 

Vita Obscura

(avant-verlag, 2014)

 

Packeis

(avant-verlag, 2012)

 

drüben!

(avant-verlag, 2009)

 

Rodolphe Töpffer:

"Die Liebesabenteuer des

Monsieur Vieux Bois"

(avant-verlag, 2016)