Frankfurt Book Fair 2012: Comics Awards

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TweetLast weekend, The Frankfurt Book Fair showcased two German comics awards: The Deutscher Cartoon Preis (German Cartoon Prize), awarded since 2006 Sondermann Publikumspreis (Sondermann audience award), awarded since 2004 The German Cartoon Prize has two divisions: newcomer (Aufsteiger), and published (Buch). The newcomer award was presented to Stefan Wirkus, an entertainer, cartoonist, caricaturist, and emcee.  […]

Frankfurt Book Fair 2012: Cosplay

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TweetSo there are numerous comics fans wandering the Frankfurt Book Fair.  There are lots of manga fans, perhaps more than would be found at an American comic con, as European fandom was never as superhero-centric as that in the United States.  So why not add some cosplay to the fun? With the growing popularity of […]

Frankfurt “Comic-Con” 2012

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TweetWhile 115,000 people converged upon the New York Comic Con last week, some 280,000 booksellers, publishers, and bibiophiles packed the halls at the Frankfurt Book Fair, held October 10-14.

Frankfurt Comic-Con 2011

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While 105,000 people converged upon the New York Comic Con last week, some 150,000 booksellers, publishers, and bibiophiles packed the halls at the Frankfurt Book Fair, held October 12-16.