Wojtek Wawszczyk’s award-winning graphic novel, Mr. Lightbulb, has become the first Polish-language comic book to be snapped up by the legendary Fantagraphics Books publishing hose.
Available on the platform from 2021, the comics follow the adventures of two Slavic warriors, who loosely resemble Asterix and Obelix.
Covering an area of 360 square metres on the side of a ten-floor apartment building, the mural features historical figures associated with the battle, including statesman Józef Piłsudski.
After becoming first Pole to illustrate the Batman series of comics, followed by Superman and superhero action comic Green Lantern, Szymon Kudrański is now taking on the mutant world of the X-Men.
Few know that the inspiration behind the famous spinach muncher and pipe-tooting sailor was actually a man born to Polish parents.
In just four weeks the Comixify website, which allows visitors to convert video into a comic strip, has been flooded by over 180,000 viewers and has generated over 22,000 comics.
Over 70 works covering the history of Polish comics went on display at the auction house DESA Unicom in Warsaw where they went for between 1,000 and 30,000 PLN.