Graphic Novel

Biography Arne Bellstorf

Arne Bellstorf
  • Born in Danneberg in 1979
  • 2000, started his studies in Communication Design at Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften in Hamburg
  • From 2002, started self-publishing his comics; joined the ORANG group and magazine
  • 2004, founded the Kiki Post publishing house with Sascha Homer
  • 2005, graduated with his thesis acht, neun, zehn
  • Lives in Hamburg
  • Since 2006, regular contributions to the series ‘Drawn from Life’ in the Tagesspiegel on Sundays

Awards and prizes:

  • 2005, Bernd-Pfarr-Sondermann Prize as best newcomer, awarded by Frankfurter Rundschau and Comixene at the Frankfurt Book Fair
  • 2006, ICOM Independent Comic Prize for acht, neun, zehn as best independent comic, awarded at the International Comic Salon in Erlangen
  • since 2009 strip “Zugabe” in ZEIT Geschichte
  • lives and works in Hamburg