Wumm, Päng, Krach, Klirr, Knirsch! – German Comics Language!

By Silvia Schmid, Ph.D. on Email

Comics go back to Benjamin Franklin (1754) when he published a cartoon of a snake with a severed head.  The words “join or die” written on the snake were intended for the colonists to join what was to become the United States. The Swiss Rudolph Töpffer, the German Wilhelm Bush, …

Silvia Schmid, Ph.D.