C’est Bon Kultur has decided to take our anthologies one step further and will now publish every other anthology as CBA Presents, which focuses on an individual artist who we think deserves a wider audience. First up is Dutch artist Marcel Ruijters with his funny and unusual All Saints! This is a collection of short stories featuring female saints and their lives, depicted in a style inspired by illuminated manuscripts and told with a wry sense of humour. It is in full colour and co-printed in Danish, by Forlæns, and in Dutch, by Sherpa.
Marcel Ruijters is well known in his home country, and is published in several other european languages. But to this date he has only been published once in English, by Top Shelf, with his novel Inferno, which also won the prize for best Dutch graphic novel in 2008.