Plastic dog


Nothing works, in times of blue screen and ever more real-looking 3D animation, more old-fashioned than the crude 8-bit aesthetics of the early days of the “home computer”. Exactly this anachronism used the artist Henning Wagenbreth for his Plastic Dog short comics. The aesthetics were reminiscent of computer games from the early 1980s: one sees angular figures in front of a perspectiveless background. But the action takes place in the future. The focus is on the 24 full-page adventures of Plastic Dog. How to imagine this? Well, in something like this: “The eyes get used to the darkness. An old robot plays Atari games pixelated in the corner. Between a collection of e-readers with cracked displays is a display case with ancient books.
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • ISBN-10: 3849300749
  • ISBN-13: 978-3849300746