First of all the good news:

Yesterday I heard that my book will be published in the Netherlands by the fresh new publisher SubQ. SubQ is a collaboration between Q Publishers, which is part of Singel Uitgeverijen – one of Holland’s biggest publishing houses and, a renowned award-winning film, animation and transmedia studio. They want to focus on bringing graphic-novels onto the Dutch market.

It’s a great joy to me that the book will lie in the shelves of the book- and comicstores of the city and the country were it was created. And the timing couldn’t be better, as I will be heading to the Buchmesse in Frankfurt tomorrow where Flanders and the Netherlands together will be the this year. Time to celebrate!

Thanks to the people at SubQ for their trust and also Tonio van Vugt en Berthold Maris for my piece in the Zone5300, which got the ball rolling.

Speaking of the Buchmesse, for those of you who are going as well, here are my dates:
Thursday, 20 October, 18:30-19:15 after Barbara Yelin presented her new book “Vor allem eins: Dir selbst sei treu – Die Schauspielerin Channa Maron” I will have an open conversation with her and Jakob Hoffmann at the OPEN BOOKS about working on biographical subject in the comic field.
Friday I will check out the fair itself and in the evening I will drop by the Comic Satelliten Party zu finden sein, from 19:30 at the Zentrale, Berger Straße 175. And maybe one last beer at the Tiefenrausch at the Rude & Sharp Nighter 😉

Saturday is my most busy day:
from 14-15 there is a signing session at the Carlsen booth (hall 3.0/ booth G 84)

and from
12:00 – 13:00 in the Guest country-Pavillon (hall 1) and from
16:00 – 17:00 auf der reading island of the independent publishers (hall 4.1 D36)
there will be a Sketch Battle taking place, together with Stephan Lomp and other colleagues against our opponents from the Benelux, represented by the great Joost Swarte and Kamagurka.

On sunday from 11 to 12 it’s another signing session at the booth of Carlsen.

It’s going to be exciting, I’m looking forward to it. See you there.

Lowell Fulsom – My Aching Back