Chris & Marty, by Michael Apitz
Chris & Marty

Michael Apitz is a German comic artist and painter. Born in Eltville am Rhein, Apitz made caricatures of his classmates while in school. He published his early work in the student's paper Miraculum and the children's magazine Wühlmaus. After his military serivce, he developed the character of 'Karl, der Spätlesereiter' with Patrick and Eberhard Kunkel, which resulted in a series of 12 books at Apitz and Kunkel's own ak-Verlag between 1988 and 2004. Apitz was also head artist of the biker comic 'Chris & Marty', that was published by Crazy Comic Company between 2003 and 2008. He has additionally worked for a variety of magazines and companies, such as the comic series 'Im Adler-Olymp' for the sports club Eintracht Frankfurt since 2007. Since 2000, Apitz is also active as a landscape painter. He has created, among other things, a series of paintings of German vineyards.

Karl, by Michael Apitz

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