Autobiographical Comics

Biography of Flix (Felix Görmann)

Flix
  • born in 1976 in Münster, Westphalia
  • grew up in Darmstadt
  • studied Communication Design in Saarbrücken and Barcelona
  • 2002 diploma thesis at the Saarland Academy of Fine Arts (Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar) in Saarbrücken
  • position as lecturer in drawing at the HBKsaar Academy for Fine Arts and Design (Hochschule der bildenden Künste Saar)
  • works as freelance comic artist and illustrator
  • lives and works in Berlin-Mitte

Awards and prizes:

  • 2003, ICOM Independent Comic Preis for the best Funny (Held)
  • 2004, Lucky Strike Junior Designer Award
  • 2004, Max- und Moritz prize for the best German-language comic publication (Held)
  • 2004, Swiss Cartoon Award (Verflixt!)
  • 2007, Stuttgart Cartoon Award
  • 2012 Max and Moritz Award for best comic strip: Schöne Töchter (i.e. beautiful daughters)