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Michal Sledzinski
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  • July 31
  • Poland
  • Deviant for 17 years
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My Bio
known as sledziu or mr. herring, born in 1978, bydgoszcz, poland
comic books writer and artist

[publications and awards in poland only]

1995 began to publish
1997-1998 ‘azbest’ comics fanzine (3 issues, editor in chief, artist, writer), selfpublished
1998 graduated from leon wyczolkowski state school of art in bydgoszcz
1999-2004 ‘produkt’ comics magazine (23 issues, editor in chief, publicist, artist, writer), by niezalezna prasa
2001 published 'fido & mel: na kozetce' comic book (writer, artist), by egmont polska
2001 'p-lux' comics magazine (2 issues, editor in chief, publicist, writer, artist), by niezalezna prasa
2004-2006 published six part miniseries ‘osiedle swoboda’ (writer, artist), by niezalezna prasa
2006 published 'komisarz zbik: kim jest biala mewa?' comic book (artist), by mandragora
2007 published ‘na szybko spisane: 1980-1990' comic book (writer, artist), by kultura gniewu
2007 published 'bears of war: first round' comic book (writer, artist), by timof comics
2008 published ‘na szybko spisane: 1990-2000' comic book (writer, artist), by kultura gniewu
2008-2010 published four part minisieries ‘wartosci rodzinne’ (writer, artist), by kultura gniewu
2010 published ‘osiedle swoboda’ graphic novel (writer artist), by kultura gniewu
2011 published 'osiedle swoboda' (2nd print, new bonus story, writer, artist), by kultura gniewu
2012 published 'szkicownik' ('sketchbook'), by aty
2013 published 'czerwony pingwin musi umrzec!'#1 (digital distribution by cdp, paper edition by kultura gniewu [may 1013])

awards:
2001 k’01 award for ‘produkt’ (best comics magazine)
2001 k’01 award, best publicist
2002 k’02 award for ‘produkt’ (best comics magazine)
2007 people choice award for ‘swiftly drawn:1980-1990’ (best polish comic book of 2006/2007)
2007 korak award for ‘swiftly drawn:1980-1990’ (best scenario)
2008 polter’s award for ‘swiftly drawn:1980-1990’ (comic book of the year)
2011 hiro’s superhiro award for the best book/comic book of 2010 (for ‘osiedle swoboda’)
2011 polish comics association award for the best comic book of 2010 (for ‘osiedle swoboda’)

also, since 1995 published in several newspapers and magazines ('secret service', 'gambler', 'swiat gier komputerowych', 'play', 'gazeta wyborcza', 'soul', 'spirou' and others) and anthologies ('antologia komiksu polskiego', 'piekielne wizje', 'kompot', 'japonia widziana oczyma 20 autorow', 'city stories 6' and others)

worked for advertising agencies (mainly for bbdo poland - storyboards and design) and small games industry

currently living in warsaw, poland, working simultaneously on five new comic books

Flawless Win!

Flawless Win!

The sold out collected edition (with hard cover and dust jacket - it's very important:)) of Osiedle Swoboda comic series (by yours truly) have won the plebiscite Komiks Roku (Comic Book of the Year)--->http://www.komiksroku.pl/main/wyniki2010 Also, it took first place in Esensja magazine' s plebiscite--->http://esensja.pl/komiks/publicystyka/tekst.html?id=11225&esensjaadmin=8883f1f520b96ad00da13bc3aa431b0c And... it took 1st place on Kolorowe Zeszyty blog (editors choice, Best of the Best of 2010)--->http://kolorowezeszyty.blogspot.com/2011/01/672-najlepsze-z-najlepszych-2010.html And it's number one on the list of the five best Polish com
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Comics book of the year - plebiscite

Comics book of the year - plebiscite

IT'S MADNESS - another nomination! This time everything' s in the hands of readers! The plebiscite for the Comics of the Year just started. 50 great books to choose from (Crumb, Mehler, Sfar, Moore, Thompson, Robinson, Bilal, Kirkman, Larsen... you can pick 10!) and my Osiedle Swoboda graphic novel is among them! Osiedle Swoboda (Eng. Housing Estate Liberty) is my most famous series (with a cult status, like my readers like to say), partly autobiographical. It's a satirical picture of the Polish society living in generic housing projects at the turn of the 20th century. Five protagonists, young men, who don' t like to work or study (too much
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SuperHIRO awards

SuperHIRO awards

How cool is that? I was nominated by the HIRO magazine (http://www.hiro.pl) for the SuperHIRO 2010 awards in the category Book/Comics Book! You can find the full list of categories and nominated here--->http://www.hiro.pl/blogi/blog_zjawiska/hiro_free_rozlicza.html (Polish). Everything's gonna be clear on 11th of February (HIRO's writing about some "spectacular circumstances", I'm counting on some spectacular free vodka).
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Sass-HauntedProfessional Traditional Artist
Szczera opinia, jeśli następnym razem będziesz robił za lektora na żywo pod VHS Hell to przygotuj się nieco lepiej. 
Toxic Avenger był mega suchy. 
ZurlukStudent Digital Artist
fajnie mieć fundament polskiego komiksu w znajomych/obserwowanych;) fajne czasy:)
wszystkiego najlepszego z okazji urodzin! :party: :cake: 
Dzięki ;] Pozdro
Wielki rysownik. Po prostu wielki...
sledziuProfessional General Artist
Spóźnione "dziękuję":)
love your stuff, man. keep rocking:)