Our 2012 quiz winners

Time to announce our three 2012 quiz winners:


GCT WEEKEND SPECIAL Lottery!

Enter the lottery on bilderundworte.de and win a complete package of all 30 free comic books (German Editions) of 2012 combined with an issue of David Boller's "Ewiger Himmel" and one package of comcis worth about 100 €.* All customers making a purchase in our online shop May 12 and 13 wil...


Get your free comic book! NOW!!!

Wow!!! It feels like about 5.000 liters of coffee and many sleepless nights were needed to get this project on line. We worked hard to the last minute – especially our one-man-programming-and-at-the-same-time-comic-retail-machine – to put his up for you: Germany's free comic book day has f...


Another way to the "Classics": Drama "light"

DRAMA LIGHT is a Berlin based group of comic and illustrating artist on a "literary mission". Their goal, to connect "The Arts" has brought about a quite impressive project: several classics of literature have been transformed into a series of 24-page comic books each presenting well known...


Comics take over Berlin

COMICINVASIONBERLIN – a brandnew comic festival featuring exhibitions, book tables, presentations, concerts and much more – welcomed Berlin visitors on April 19, 2012. Like with so many other cool Berlin art projects, admission was free. The festival went down at HBC (HaBeCe GmbH, situated...


"Shield your brain!" – Mind MGMT

"Akira meets Heart of Darkness." Matt Kindt has finally released his new comic book series "MIND MGMT" at Dark Horse! Meru, a young journalist stumbles upon the incredible secrets of a Mind Management Program of psychic spies while she investigates "The Bear" – which turns out to be "a Sov...


What the hell are you talking about? Comic Talk!

GENIUS! At first you can't believe it, but really, it's true: "Our Valued Customers" by Tim Chamberlain is a documentation that is as strange as it is fascinating and hilarious. Anyone who has ever worked in a comic shop – or went in to buy stuff – will no doubt confirm the truth of this m...


Really worth it: "Slave Labour Graphics"

California based SLG Publishing – or Slave Labour Graphics – was founded in 1986 by Dan Vado while he was looking for a way to publish his own works. Their creator owned comics are mostly known for their funny-weird, dark, and sometimes quirky topics and if you have ever read "Johnny The H...


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...


Pioneer of Animated Film

An exhibition at the Wilhelm Busch Museum (German Museum for cartoons and drawn art), Hannover showed 180 pieces of American cartoonist Winsor Winsor McCay's work from March 11 to June 3, 2012, including his drawings, historic film material and late political cartoons. This animated movie...


Blue Dragon – Of Seconds and Thirds

Blue Dragon: Ral Grad is a mangaka printed in "Weekly Shonen Jump" from December 2006 to July 2007. It followed the 2006 role playing video and computer game "Blue Dragon" which in Japan became a top seller almost overnight. Viz Media released the series in USA in 2008 calling it "Ral Grad...


Skeleton Key – The dead have no rhythm

If you like adventures you certainly would love to have a "Skeleton Key". It opens any door you like – no matter where it leads you. Andi Watson, born 1969 in Wakefield, GB named his comic book "Skelton Key" and tells the story of a Canadian college girl who uses it to enter all kinds of d...


The Spirit keeps on walking

The Spirit is a timeless piece or art that combines graphic quality with a unique way of storytelling that quite sets itself apart from most other comics produced in the 1940ies. Will Eiser was strongly influenced by the film industry and used techniques familiar from films to create a new...


Women of the world unite

The graphic novel anthology "Womanthology – Heroics" is a great fan funded comic project launched by artist Renae de Liz. The book spotlights the work of some 150 female comics creators and is produced entirely by women. De Liz pledged a goal of $ 25,000 on kickstarter.com last year and en...


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...