Pack ice – Into the cold

What would it have been like to travel to the North Pole in 1909? Well – cold for one thing. Matthew Henson (1866–1955) from Maryland was the first man to achieve this goal. Together with commander Robert E. Peary he reached the "geographical" north pole in 1909 and made history. In the fo...


Steam Noir – of broken planets and other untranslatable stuff

Steampunk is hip in the States and UK and about to become our favourite topic. A comic book may finally be able to bring it to the attention of German comic readers as well. Artist Felix Mertikat (* 1983) and writer Benjamin Schreuder (* 1981) created "Steam Noir". It's atmospheric earth c...


Bring out the big guns: Will Eisner

Will Eisner, born March 6, 1917 in New York City is a legend. Few have influenced comic books in the 20. Century the way he did. Until today the "Eisner Award" is is one of the most important "decorations" a comic artist is able to achieve. Will Eisner invented the "graphic novel". He was...


Deadly Storm hits the Comic World

In September 2011 Marvel and ABC released the first comic book edition of Richard Castle’s "Deadly Storm". The Comic follows up the success of the Rick Castle novels and the hit TV series "Castle". The action packed graphic novel features the first adventure of Derrick Storm who as a priva...


Mouse Guard / Legendes of the Guard

David Petersen's mice are living secluded from the rest of a much too big and dangerous world. They can only leave their habitat under the protection of a "mouse guard". These special guards lead their fellow mice whenever they are bound to travel and adventure inevitably finds them. Due t...