24 Hours of International Comics: Eurocomics – Network of European Comic Festivals Founded

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While doing research on my German comics article, I discovered an interesting press release in the Erlangen Comics Salon website.  The news?  Five comics cultural festivals[1] in Europe have formed an organization to better network and promote comics in Europe, to be known as EUROCOMICS – European Comic Festivals Association.  Le Festival international de la bande […]

24 Hours of International Comics: Germany


[When visiting the German-language sites below, I suggest using Google Chrome, or another web browser which allows for easy translation of German.  And if you read only one thing from this post, it should be this.] Guten Tag! Germany… it’s a bit of a conundrum in Continental comics. Smack dab in the middle of Europe, […]

The Winners of the Max und Moritz-Preis for Best German Comics

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Every two years, the city of Erlangen, Germany hosts the Erlangen Comics Salon. In a nutshell, it’s the German version of Angoulême.  It’s not as crazy or as big, as the German comics scene is about ten years behind the United States in development.  (Which is curious, giving the ubiquitous  Franco-Belgian and American comics found […]