Marketa Cekanova, Zdenek Zajicek and their preferred illustrator Vhrsti published Two Dozen Pilsner Fairy Tales and Legends in 2006, Half a Threescore Pilsen Region's Fairy Tales and Legends in 2007 and now they are coming with Half a Threescore till a Threescore Fairy Tales and Legends from Bohemia. New book with the white cover, after red and yellow, thirty new stories and thirty full-page illustrations will be welcome to life at 6:30 p. m. November 28, 2010 on occasion of lighting up Christmas tree at the Pilsen main Square of Republic. The second welcoming ceremony will take place at the same square on occasion of Christmas carol-singing December 15, 2010.
One of the famous European comics creator Emmanuel Guibert will come to Pilsen on Friday November 5. He will discuss with me on the Czech Radio Pilsen broadcast before noon and he will meet with students of the Institute of Art and Design at 1 p. m. Guibert is the author of the valued trilogy Alan´s war that takes place partly in Pilsen. His book The Photographer was awarded by the „comics Oscar“ Will Eisner Comics Industry Award in the United States this year.
Representative book showing the strongest nowadays generation of the Czech comics creators was published after the exhibition catalogue from the year 2007. Anthology named Generation Zero – Czech Comics from 2000 to 2010 is selection of the best short comics stories of the Czech Republic in the latest decade. I’m presenting there my comic Milkman from the year 2003.