I case you missed it, this weekend the international comics festival will be held in Vanløse, Copenhagen. The Bunker gang will be there, involved in a number of activities, starting tonight with the Award Ceremony. Here are the events we’re involved in, as well as a number of other activities we recommend you take a look at:

Saturday, 12.00-13.00: Steffen P. Maarup of Aben Maler interviews German master Martin tom Dieck.

13.30-14.30: T. Thorhauge talks to the mangaka couple Tsugumo and Kouhei Nishino.

Saturday 14.00-15.00: Preeminent comics scholar Thierry Groensteen talks about the cultural status of the art form in France.

Saturday 16.00-17.00: Yours truly moderates a panel of scholars comprised of the aforementioned Groensteen, as well as Bernd Dolle-Weinkauf and Andreas Gregersen talking about comics as a medium, an art form and a cultural phenomenon. The scholars will be carrying out live analysis of selected comics pages they haven’t had the chance to prepare for.

Sunday 11.00-12.00: Journalist and author Benni Bødker talks to Martin Kellerman, the cartoonist behind the awesome strip Rocky.

Sunday 12.00-13.00: Comics historian Bernd Dolle-Weinkauf talks about the history of German comics.

Sunday 13.00-14.00: Yours truly interviews French master David B. live.

Sunday 15.00-16.00: T. Thorhauge moderates a panel on the current state of Danish comics culture comprising of cartoonist Lars Horneman, editor Carsten Søndergaard and yours truly.

See the complete list of events here. Also, check out the schedule of signings here.

Come along! Come say hello! Enjoy!