Jochen Gerner is alive

As much as I extol the comicness of IKEA manuals, I've never satisfyingly appropriated them as comics (except for half-jokes like this and this). No need, though – we already have Jochen Gerner's home (ikea 2008): The subtitle is ikea 2008, but the work is from 2009 – using the previous year's IKEA catalogue as…

Honorary mention of the week

Among the nominees for Swedish Culture Periodical 2016 is Bild & Bubbla, the quarterly comics journal I redesigned last year and continue to layout!

Bild & Bubbla has been in print since 1968 (originally under the name Thud) which makes it the world’s second-oldest magazine of its kind, only predated by a few months by the Dutch Stripschrift. This is B&B’s second nomination for the Swedish Culture Periodical award, keeping my fingers crossed for the prize this time!

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