Tuesday, May 15, 2018

JAZAM! Schreckgeschichten

There's a new JAZAM! book! The newest volume of the German indie comics anthology (of which I am an editor) has the topic "Schreckgeschichten" (scary stories) and a cool new square format. It's almost 300 pages long and contains short comics by 45 different artists, including one 2-page story by yours truly and another 6-page story by Said Omar Eshaq for which I did the colors (see a preview here).

This is the book, with a great cover by Manuel Kilger:


Here's the first page from my own comic:


See some more sample pages at MyComics.de

You can order the book right now from the following shops:
The JAZAM! shop | Kwimbi.de (signed by me) | Hummelcomic.de | Amazon.de

You're also gonna be able to get it at all the upcoming comics conventions, including Comic-Salon Erlangen, Comic Invasion Berlin, and Comic Con Germany in Stuttgart.

We also just printed a new edition of our long-out of print vol. 4, "Monsters". That one is only available at our shop so far (+ the aforementioned conventions).


Monday, April 30, 2018

NICHTLUSTIG Background Art

From 2016 until earlier this year, I got to work on the NICHTLUSTIG animated tv show (based on Joscha Sauer's hugely successful cartoon books) and drew most of the backgrounds for two of the six episodes. Now, the show is finally finished and available for everyone to buy (digitally)! Im think it turned out very nicely! Here's the trailer:

NICHTLUSTIG - die Serie from NICHTLUSTIG on Vimeo.

You can buy the whole season for less than 10€ on Vimeo On Demand RIGHT HERE. My work can be found mostly in episodes 3 and 4.

I uploaded a selection of my background drawings on Behance HERE. Here are a few of them, including one that didn't end up getting used (the last one):




Do check out the other ones on Behance!

Friday, April 20, 2018

MONSTERPARTY -- pre-order now!

As I've mentioned before, I'm about to publish a new comic book containing a couple of my recent 24-hour comics, which is now available for pre-order at Kwimbi!

This is the cover and the line art for it:




And these are a few of my favorite pages from the first story, "In Sickness and in Health":


The second story, "Dinner of Death," is already available online at Tapas.

Since the book is going to be in German, so is this description:

"In Gesundheit und Krankheit" (44 Seiten)

Bei einer Hochzeitsfeier in einem Hotel bricht eine seltsame Krankheit aus. Das Brautpaar und seine Gäste hätten nicht gedacht, dass „bis dass der Tod euch scheidet“ so schnell zum Thema würde...

"Dinner of Death" (20 Seiten)

Bei einer bunten Dinnerparty in einer Berliner WG schleicht sich ein ungebetener Gast ein. Und der hat ganz sicher keine gesellige Kochrunde im Sinn...

Die beiden Comics in diesem Buch hat Adrian zwischen 2015 und 2017 im Laufe mehrerer 24-Stunden-Comictag-Events in Leipzig und Berlin gezeichnet und anschließend noch koloriert und bearbeitet. Nach "48 Stunden Angst" und "Liebe & Monster" ist dies bereits sein dritter Band mit gruseligen 24h-Comics.

68 Seiten, Softcover, in Farbe, 14,8 x 21 cm

Alle Ausgaben für Kwimbi werden von Hand signiert!


Thursday, April 19, 2018

#artvsartist 2018

There's a new (old) meme in town! Everybody on Twitter and Instagram has been posting these lately, and even though I had already made one of these 2-ish years ago, I felt compelled to make a new one, featuring some of my more recent work.


Sunday, April 15, 2018

The Chess Match

"The Chess Match," my full 6-page from last year's JAZAM! vol. 12 (topic: "game") is now available in English and for free at Tapas. I wrote the story for this one with my talented girlfriend Katja Klengel.

Read the whole comic by clicking on the first page:


Buy the whole book now at our shop, at Kwimbi or Amazon.de!

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Endzeit colors

"Endzeit" is a new German horror graphic novel by Olivia Vieweg about two girls stranded between Jena and Weimar during the zombie apocalypse, and I got to do some of the colors for it.



I colored 34 pages in the final half of the 286-page(!) book. Have a look at two of my pages:



You can read some of the book online at Tapas (but none of my pages yet) or buy the book at Amazon.de or your local comics or book shop.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

JAZAM! previews

There's a new volume of our indie comics anthology JAZAM! coming out in May, and I'm almost done assembling all the comics and things for it. Here are some early previews.

First, a single panel from my own 2-page comic:



And this is the first page (of 6) of Said Omar Eshaq's comic, which I colored. I always love his character designs & style!


Friday, March 16, 2018

PietSmiet Tour Poster

A couple of months ago, I got to illustrate and design the poster for the upcoming (almost completely sold-out!) live tour of PietSmiet, a popular German YouTube channel about gaming. They wanted it to look like an old-timey circus poster and I had fun making this:


Here's my initial lineart sketch:


Saturday, February 24, 2018

Monsterparty announcement

I’m finally done with the colors for my new 24HCD comic book! It’s called ‘Monsterparty,' it’s 68 pages long, and it's coming out soon.


Here are two chapter illustrations I made for it:



Friday, November 3, 2017

Inktober 2017 - German comic characters

Inktober is a challenge to draw one ink sketch for every day of October and share them on the web. I decided to participate once again this year and picked "German comic characters" as my topic.

Over the last month, I drew these 31 sketches of characters from German comic classics, mangas, graphic novels, and indie comics:



For the full gallery including comic titles, check out my Facebook album!

I also posted all of them on my Instagram and as a collection at MyComics.de.

Have a look at my INKTOBER 2015 & INKTOBER 2016!

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Radio Nukular Tour Merch

The Radio Nukular live tour is beginning today, and in addition to my official tour poster, I got to illustrate some other tour merch.

Firstly, I drew this poster, an homage to that first Star Wars: Episode I teaser poster (you know, from back when we all thought the movie was gonna be totally awesome):


And then I also made this simplified vector version of my tour poster, which you can get on a t-shirt:



Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Fuck Yeah! 2018 Calendar

The new "Fuck Yeah 2018" calendars are here! I drew this illustration in collaboration with Sascha Gallion (top part: him, bottom part: me):



"Fuck Yeah 2018" is a weekly calendar with illustrations by 60+ German comic artists and illustrators. The cover is by Sarah Stowasser and the whole project was organized by Schlogger. You can order them now at KWIMBI. I don't have any extra copies this year, but lots of the other artists do. Tell them if you want one!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Trek & Gold

My podcast Dreck & Gold has been on break for a couple of months, but now that there's a new Star Trek show, I just had to reactivate it. Eve Jay & I have already recorded two episodes of "Trek & Gold", in which we discuss the first three installments of Star Trek: Discovery in great depth & detail.

Give it a listen HERE, subscribe on iTunes, and check out our new cover illustration:


Monday, October 2, 2017

Facebook page & comic panel

I now have my own official artist page on Facebook: Adrian vom Baur - Comics & Illustration

Please like/follow the page if you want to always see my stuff as soon as it comes out! I'm also posting all of my new Inktober drawings there.

To kick things off, I've shared a panel from an upcoming comic of mine:


Thursday, September 7, 2017

Cover for Radio Nukular #62

Last week I got to draw another cover for popular German nostalgia podcast Radio Nukular. Check it out:


Check out the corresponding podcast episode, which is all about books, HERE!
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