Logo Max und Moritz-Preisträger*innen


On the evening of May 31, the Max and Moritz Prize 2024 was awarded in various categories. These are the 2024 award winners!
Joann Sfar

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Joann Sfar, one of the most versatile contemporary comic artists.
Barbara Yelin

Special Jury Award

A Special Jury Award honours Barbara Yelin's lasting commitment against exclusion and hatred.

Programme online

A huge programme: lectures, talks and panel discussions with illustrators, authors, publishers and journalists, readings, concerts, film screenings, workshops, parties and much more ...

My Salon

You can put together your personal festival programme! Whether exhibitions, publishers, artists, panels, readings, film screenings or signing sessions – all information can be saved and accessed in your own account. Simply register with your name and e-mail address and view information from anywhere.


A core element of the Erlangen festival are the many exhibitions staged throughout the city centre.

Panels & Lectures

Current topics of the comic scene and key aspects of the festival will be explored over four days in more than 50 lectures, presentations and panel discussions.


Readings, performances, concerts, live-drawings …
Plakat Motiv von Kinder lieben Comics mit einer Figur, die unter Wasser in einem roten Tauchanzug schwimmt.

Kinder lieben Comics

Special programme for children between 4 and 14 years old – 3-D-exhibition, comic readings, detective rally, workshops, live-drawings and heaps of fun ...

Comic Film Fest

For four days, the Erlangen cinemas Lamm-Lichtspiele, Kulturzentrum E-Werk and the Open-Air Cinema at the Stadtmuseum offer a varied programme of animated films, comic adaptations and documentaries.


Drawing-, Manga- Disney- and Cosplay-workshops for all age groups – from beginners to future professionals.
Logo Max und Moritz Award Nominations


25 titles were nominated by the Max und Moritz Jury for this year's awards.

List of exhibitors and exchange participants online

Exhibitors from Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United States have announced their presence at the comic fair. The Comic Exchange features around 20 participants from all over Germany.

Artist Directory online

About 400 artists from all over the world are expected to present their work in Erlangen this year. Browse the directory of all artists present at the festival – the index is updated on a regular basis.
Visitors of the Comic-Salon 2022

Festival 2022

Trade fair, exhibitions, Max and Moritz Gala, panel and stage programme ... For four days our partner Imbissfilm in Nuremberg captured impressions of the 20th Erlangen International Comic Salon for you. We look forward to welcoming you back to Erlangen in a few weeks' time to celebrate comics and graphic literature together.
Innenansicht Ausstellungsraum "Die besten deutschen Comics"

The Best German Comics

Visit the exhibition curated by Darjush Davar on the German Max und Moritz Award Winners 2022 from 2 March until 26 May at the Comic LAB at Cöln Comic Haus der Schmitz-Lippert-Stiftung in Cologne.