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Christian Gasser

Christian Gasser, geboren 1963, Schweizer Autor. Er ist Dozent an der Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst und Mitherausgeber des Comic-Magazins STRAPAZIN. Christian Gasser, born 1963, Swiss writer. He is editor and co-publisher of comic magazin STRAPAZIN and holds lectures in Design & Art at the University of Luzern. Teilnehmer der Europäischen Literaturtage 2015. Participant of the European Literature Days 2015.

Christian Gasser, geboren 1963, Schweizer Autor. Er ist Dozent an der Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst und Mitherausgeber des Comic-Magazins STRAPAZIN.

Christian Gasser, born 1963, Swiss writer. He is editor and co-publisher of comic magazin STRAPAZIN and holds lectures in Design & Art at the University of Luzern.

Teilnehmer der Europäischen Literaturtage 2015.
Participant of the European Literature Days 2015.
(c) Christof Schuerpf

Biographie

Christian Gasser, geboren 1963, Schweizer Autor. Er ist Dozent an der Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst und Mitherausgeber des Comic-Magazins STRAPAZIN.

Christian Gasser, born 1963, Swiss writer. He is editor and co-publisher of comic magazin STRAPAZIN and holds lectures in Design & Art at the University of Luzern.

Teilnehmer der Europäischen Literaturtage 2015.
Participant of the European Literature Days 2015.

Blog Einträge

Who’s afraid of the e-Comic?/ Wer hat Angst vor dem E-Comic?

The “ebook” has been the slow-burner for years at book fairs. At Comic Festivals, of course, events are organized about the e-Comic, although the approach is comparatively reserved and tentative. Facing up to the digital revolution – sooner or later this will also impact on the comic – is not happening as consistently as it should.

The angst of growth/ Die Angst vor dem Wachstum

Picture the scene: your job is in an area that will have experienced growth – and more, and more growth – for almost twenty years. Yet, by now your biggest worry is nothing more than this boom.

Angoulême 2015 – Charlie Hebdo

The Angoulême International Comics Festival is the mecca of the comic scene. For the 42nd festival, illustrators, writers, publishers and journalists from around the world and over 200,000 comic fans gathered in the small town in south-west France. The comic world’s big festival was overshadowed this year by the Charlie Hebdo attack.

War in Comic-books/ Der Krieg im Comic. Part/ Teil 1: Jacques Tardi

There have always been war Comics. As elsewhere in popular culture, they satisfy the need both for heroic action and pacifist debate. As a result, they frequently suffer the same problems as the portrayal of war in films: even the best and most pacifist intentions are undermined by the power of the images, and distorted by the portrayals of camaraderie, spectacular deeds on the battlefield and kitschy representations of the front-line. All this involuntarily glorifies war.