Thomas Baehr, a German born cartoonist, lives with his wife and a pet rabbit in the USA since 2004. His comic and cartoon work is published in 4 countries in various books, magazines and newspapers. Thomas is a member of the web comic collective ACT-I-VATE. Thomas created the strip “POLE” in 2005. It was first published in the same year by the New York Press. Since then, the penguins were published in newspapers, magazines, books, and the Internet in the USA and in Europe. The first “POLE” collection “Make Guano, not War” is available since 2012.
The penguins were part of seven exhibitions in the USA and in Germany. In 2009, they took part in the “Monsters of Webcomics” exhibition at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, CA.
Based on the strip Thomas created the Graphic Novel “The End is Here” for the mature reader. You can read the web version at Activatecomix.com for free. An edited version came out in print at the end of the year 2009 and is sold out. A second edition is now available at Thomas’ website.