In the Countryside –
Comics and the Boondocks
In 2012, avant Verlag issued not one, but two comic books that take place in Germany’s boonies. In Hühner, Porno, Schlägerei
, Sophia Martineck narrates disreputable tales from the fictional village of Niederböhna. Paula Bulling’s Im Land der Frühaufsteher
tells about African refugees compelled to live in centres for asylum applicants on the margins of eastern German villages.