kurze lebensbeschreibung einer merkwürdigen und liebevollen sau
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We’re not talking about any odd pig in this story. This is a story about the life of the especially peculiar and loving pig from Ihringhausen. That even this life comes to an abrupt end cannot be changed – but this is by far the end of the story.
LENGTH: 15M HEIGHT: 20CM COVER: BOOK LINEN AND PAPER WITH EMBEDDED MAGNETS AVAILABLE IN: GERMAN PRINTED AND HANDMADE IN BERLIN
We all know his drawings, but hardly anyone knows the painter: Ludwig Emil Grimm has always stood in the shadow of his famous brothers, for whose fairytales he provided many illustrations. It is only now that his genius is discovered: Grimm drew several comic stories on self-made paper scrolls, setting the stage for such famous classics as “Max und Moritz” by Wilhelm Busch.
In his wonderfully absurd comic story about the life of the especially peculiar and loving pig from Ihringhausen, Grimms draws a tongue-in-cheek portrait of his compatriots with a pointed pen and a lot of black humour.
Over 150 years later, there is finally a new edition of this curious story available in the originally intended format.
born in 1983, has turned his hobby into a career and works as a comic researcher. He completed his studies of Modern German Literature at the Leibniz University of Hannover with a master’s thesis on Christian August Vulpius in the context of comic research. Currently, he’s pursuing his doctorate with a focus on 19th century sequential illustrated broadsheets. He started giving lectures on comics and fairytales in 2014. Besides his occupation as a researcher and author, Julian is a musician and a blogger on diekopfhoerer.eu.
Upon hearing that Round not Square, a young publishing company, had reinvented the scroll, he knew: These people had to hear about Ludwig Emil Grimm! And that’s how he brought about this edition of the “Ihrighauser Pig”.