"The Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck" – A swissman writes comic book history

A Swiss artist and teacher, Rudolf Töpffer (1799–1846), started to create "picture novels" in 1827. He reproduced his stories by means of lithography and first published them in France. And it happened the way it always does: Good stuff gets copied. Aside from the original prints a number...


It started with a picture

Comics are trendy. They have become an essential part of the licencing and film industry and at the same time have found their way back into the big newspapers and magazines. Almost every editor who knows his trade has one or several of the best known comic book artist working for them. Th...