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Review: German guilt and the nature of mundane evil in ‘Belonging’

What is it like to be of the most despised nationality in modern history? I’m not talking about being an American, though it’s not...

Review: Ulli Lust’s ‘Voices In The Dark’ is a walk on...

The offerings from New York Review Comics have revealed one challenging work after another with curation of truly elevated works, but as impressive as...

Award Winning Comics Announced at the Munich Comics Festival!

The Comicfestival München (Munich Comics Festival) was held last weekend, and numerous comics and graphic novels were honored with the Peng! Award, and the ICOM...

You Won’t Believe What’s Happening in Munich This Week!

Every other year, Munich hosts the Munich Comic Festival (Comicfestival München), which, like other continental comics festivals, offers a diverse international guest list while...

24 Hours of International Comics: Germany

Guten Tag! Germany... it's a bit of a conundrum in Continental comics. Smack dab in the middle of Europe, it gets a lot of comics imported...

Frankfurt Book Fair 2012: Cosplay

So there are numerous comics fans wandering the Frankfurt Book Fair.  There are lots of manga fans, perhaps more than would be found at...

Frankfurt Book Fair 2012: Die Pflichtlektüre

(Die Pflichtlektüre translates to "required reading" in German.  Most of the following links are auf Deutsch, so either use a translation program (Google Chrome...

Comic Action 2012: Germany’s Gen-Con + Comics

While searching German comics publishers, I discovered a German comic con happening one week after the Frankfurt Book Fair:  Comic Action 2012. http://www.comicaction.de/php/index.php?action=ausstellerinfo Here are the...

German Comics: Internationaler Comics Salon Erlangen 2012

Angoulême. San Diego. Tokyo. Barcelona. New York. Erlangen? A comics show... in Germany? In a small city most people haven't heard of? Held every other year since 1984? It can't be worthy of a post, can it? Ah... read on and discover!

German Comics: Max und Moritz Preis 2012

Every two years, the Max und Moritz Preis Gala takes place at the International Comics Salon in Erlangen, Germany. Who won? Who was nominated? And what was Marc-Oliver Frisch's involvement?