Team 2024

CIB is organized by Renate Comics e.V. and Berlin comic artists and enthusiasts.


Lara Keilbart

Festival Lead

Otherwise she is a freelance journalist and author.


Clair Webster

Team and Festival Lead Assistant

Cartoonist, illustrator, sketchnoter, translator.

Dominik Heilig

Art-Direktor, Partnerships

As a comic book author, he has published his action comic Kazka and the graphic novel God Bless India at Jaja Verlag.

Augusto Paim

Augusto Paim

Program, Newsletter

Comic journalist, translator, researcher and organizer. Author of „Die Comicreportage: Journalistische Erzählung in Comicform“. Coordinator of the digital RENATE meetups.


Program, Satellites

Works as an artist assistant in the Renate comic library, is a freelance cultural worker and enthusiastic comic reader.


Satellites, Finance

Member of Renate Comics. When she’s not doing comics, she draws Wimmelbilder.

Henna Räsänen

Henna Räsänen


Comic artist and freelance event organizer. Teaches drawing workshops. Website

Marc Seestaedt

Comic Contest, Berliner Comic Fenster, PR

Cultural worker, freelance artist, musician. Co-founder of ComicInvasion and director of the festival from 2011 to 2018.

Amé Binnarä Kim

Social Media Management 

Does Illustration + Comics and tells stories in different media. Drawn to cats and draws lots of cats(and bats)! 



Alea aims to create comics that blend the roughness of a disposable free newspaper, with the sturdiness and emotional weight that only a professional boxer could work into your lower abdomen.


Federico Cacciapaglia

Comic Contest, Newsletter

Italian philosopher and comic artist who has found a home, a publisher and now a festival in his adopted home of Berlin.



Podcast, Website

Designer and podcaster, producer of the comic podcast Yay, Comics!

Former/pausing team members

Karin Frey

Comic Contest Coordination

As an enthusiastic comic reader, she had no choice but to get involved with the CIB. Closely linked to CIB since 2014!

Annette Köhn

Marketing, Design

Annette is the publisher of Jaja Verlag, a board member of Renate Comics and likes to draw comics herself.

Stefan Neuhaus

Comic Scholarship

Chairman of Deutscher Comicverein. Organizes various workshops, training courses, exhibitions etc.

Laëtitia Graffart




Artist and co-founder of the Renate Comic Library.

Christopher de la Garza

Design, Satellites, Formulars

Comic book author and company designer. Co-founder and author of the HEMISPHERES Graphic Novel project.

Wandrille Leroy

Co-founder and former project lead

Comic artist and publisher

Lea Hübner

International, Program

Spanish and Portuguese translator, works with comics and is committed to increasing the visibility of Latin American comic artists. She coordinates the CIB stage program.

Daniel Demele


Berät kreative Projekte.