Isabel Kreitz, born 1967 in Hamburg, is one of the most ambitious female comic artists in Ger-many. Her comics examine both the phenomenon of youth culture and the historical and politi-cal events of German history. She has published amongst others the graphic novel “Die Ent-deckung der Curry-Wurst” (1996, based on the novella by Uwe Timm), „Der 35. Mai” (based on Erich Käster’s novel) and „Die Sache mit Sorge“ (2008).
She was awarded the most important prizes for Comic Art, e.g. in 1997 the Deutschen Comic-Preis, 1998 Max- und- Moritz- Preis and Sondermann-Preis.
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