Being one of just 20 cartoonists called to study cartooning at the prestigious Center for Cartoon Studieseach fall has to be an incredible honor. It's also got to be kind of terrifying to find one's self suddenly in the presence of James Sturm, Jason Lutes, Chris Ware and other giants, and have to impress them.
The Center for Cartoon Studies and Slate Book Review section of Slate.com, the online news and current affairs magazine, have teamed up to announce the first Cartoonist Studio Prize, a new annual mainstream award created to celebrate the work of cartoonists and creators both online and in print.Announced today at Slate, the Prize will award two prizes e
The recent trend of creator-owned digital anthology projects is well documented, and now another name can officially be added to the rapidly growing list. David Lloyd, co-creator and artist of V for Vendetta, is launching his own digital imprint, Aces Weekly.While i
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Creators: Steve Bissette breaks down why a writer asking a p
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Comics: With Xombi unfortunately wrapped up for now, writer
The late Jack Kirby's heirs were denied any share of the copyright to his Marvel Comics creations in federal court last week -- including Thor, the Fantastic Four, and the Hulk, the Avengers and the X-Men. A comics industry veteran best known for his groundbreaking work with Alan Moore on DC Comics' Saga of the Swamp Thing and a