The Spanish edition of Felix Pestemer's 'The Dust of the Ancestors' is premiering at the end of October. The publishing house La Cúpula would like to invite you to the book launch of Felix Pestemer's graphic novel 'El polvo de los antepasados' in Barcelona at the Goethe Institute and the FNAC Triangle.
Germany is the invited country on this year´s comic festival 'Strasbulles' in Strasbourg from 16th to 17th of June 2012. Representing the publishing house Avant-Verlag: Birgit Weyhe ("Reigen") and Felix Pestemer ('Der Staub der Ahnen' / 'La poussière des aïeux').
The Mexican "Day of the Dead" was declared World Cultural Heritage. The album 'Der Staub der Ahnen' ('Dust of the Ancestors') (Best comic album in German language) by the comics artist Felix Pestemer from Berlin that is nominated for the "Max und Moritz"-Prize 2012 fully lives in the cheerfully morbid atmosphere of this holiday.
On Sunday, April 29th, at 12 p.m., the new comic book festival COMICINVASIONBERLIN opens its doors at the HBC Berlin (near Alexanderplatz) with a rich Programm Berlinesque, where publishing houses and comic book stores as well as self-publishing artists and comic book enthusiasts of every shade will share a whole treasure of images.
From March 24th to April 1st, 2012, the International Comix-Festival takes place in Lucerne. The accompanying satellite exhibitions already start in mid-March. One of the participating artists is Felix Pestemer, who is showing the peyote trip from his book 'The Dust of the Ancestors'.
Felix Pestemer's graphic novel 'The Dust of the Ancestors' will debut in France and Germany just in time for Europe's largest annual comics festival, the Angoulême International Comics Festival (26 – 29 Jan. 2012). In acknowledgement of the publication of 'The Dust of the Ancestors', the city archive of Angoulême is hosting an exhibition featuring the original large-format drawings, the storyboard sketches, and a documentation of the extensive source materials.