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Slate announces 3rd Cartoonist Studio Prize

FYI for those who like to enter contests. From Slate: Each year the Cartoonist Studio Prize will be awarded to work that exemplifies excellence in cartooning. (Last year?s winners: Taiyo Matsumoto and Emily Carroll.) The creators of two exceptional comics will be awarded $1,000 each. Winners will be selected by Slate Book Review editor Dan […]

Posted on: Dec 5, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Slate announces 3rd Cartoonist Studio Prize

Cartoonist Studio announces 3rd cartooning contest

The fine folks over at The Cartoonist Studio have announced a third “So Ya Wanna Be A Cartoonist” contest. The 10-week contest is slated to launch by February 11. The contest prize has a financial award to the winner and a chance to be mentored by professional cartoonist in the studio who will also help […]

Posted on: Jan 10, 2013,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 5 Comments

The Cartoonist Studio politically themed cartoon rules

I told you last week The Cartoonist Studio was sponsoring another cartoon contest – two actually – but this time on a political theme. They’ve now posted all of the FAQs and contest rules. The prize on this go around is an advertising split from the advertising fees collected during the contest. The first contest […]

Posted on: May 16, 2012,  Section: Contests, Comments: 1 Comment

The Cartoonists Studio to launch new politically themed competition

On the heels of their second annual “So You Want to Be a Cartoonist” contest earlier this spring, The Cartoonists Studio will launch two politically themed contests in June and August with winners of both contests announced the day before this year’s presidential election. More details will be posted at a later date, but here’s […]

Posted on: May 7, 2012,  Section: Contests, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 9 Comments

Greg Wallace wins Cartoonist Studio contest

The Cartoonist Studio’s second annual “So Ya Wanna be a Cartoonists” has declared a winner. This year the winner goes to Greg Wallace, an illustrator and caricature artist, who’s feature Nothing is not Something bested over 125 other cartoonists over 10 weeks of voting by fans and professional cartoonists. As the winner, Greg’s feature will […]

Posted on: Apr 15, 2012,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 10 Comments

More details on second annual Cartoonist Contest

The gentlemen over at The Cartoonist Studios have sent me more news about their second annual cartooning contest. The contest will kick off on February 6th and a big change from last year is that there will be more weight given to contest judges (panel of professional cartoonists and syndicate representative) and less on the […]

Posted on: Dec 15, 2011,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 15 Comments

Guess the Six Chix boobs and win original sketch

Okay, now that I have your attention with the headline, it’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so Six Chix cartoonist Stephanie Piro is talking about how cartoonists approach drawing breasts in comics. She’s posted a small gallery of various cartoonists drawings of women (all safe for work) and she’s holding a contest to determine if […]

Posted on: Oct 5, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 2 Comments

Washington Post cartoon contest announces winner

The Washington Post’s America’s Next Great Cartoonist Contest has a winner. Olivia Walch, 20, of Fairfax Station, Va. is the contest winner, impressing the judges with her “Imogen Quest” cartoon and winning over readers. She emerges as America’s Next Great Cartoonist after our panelists picked 10 finalists, celebrity judges critiqued entries, then thousands of readers […]

Posted on: Jul 15, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 44 Comments

Five left in America’s Next Great Cartoonist

Good luck to the finalists.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 27 Comments

Five finalists posted in Post comic contest

Say that headline five times quickly! Comics Riff’s Michael Cavna has announced his comic contest has been whittled down to five. Finalists are: Hoxwinder Hall by Daniel Boris. Real Time by Bob Erskine Forever Endeavor by Thomas Mullany Stupid Inventor by Zachary Snyder Imogen Quest by Olivia Walch The final five now submit Sunday cartoons […]

Posted on: Jun 24, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 13 Comments

Next Great Cartoonist Contest top 10 posted

Michael Cavna has posted the top 10 in his America’s Next Great Cartoonist Contest! The contest received about 500 submissions total and the which was narrowed the field to a hundred (you can see them here). The panel of judges then narrowed the field to the top ten. The top 10 include: Hoxwinder Hall by […]

Posted on: Jun 16, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 39 Comments

Details for “America’s Next Great Cartoonist” contest

More details have been posted regarding The Washington Post’s “America’s Next Great Cartoonist” contest. The Post is asking for comic strip aspirants to sumbit six original unpublished strips by June 4th. Ten finalists will be selectedd by a panel of professional cartoonists that include Garry Trudeau, Stephan Pastis, Jerry Scott, Hilary Price, Richard Thompson, Tom […]

Posted on: May 11, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: 34 Comments

Brock Heasley’s Monsterplex wins Zuda competition

Brock Heasley of Super Fogeys fame won February’s Zuda competition for a feature he co-created entitled Monsterplex. The other two co-creators are David Schlotterback and Michael DeVito. Brock talks about what it means to win on the Tall Tale Features blog: This month has been a whirlwind of hard work and emotions for me and […]

Posted on: Mar 3, 2010,  Section: Awards, Contests, web comics, Comments: 5 Comments

The 2010 Glyph comics awards nominees are…

The 2010 Glyph Comics Awards nominees have been announced. The Glyph Award recognize the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color from the preceding calendar year. Story of the Year Luke Cage Noir; Mike Benson & Adam Glass, writers; Shawn Martinbrough, artist The Original Johnson; Trevor von Eeden, writer and artist […]

Posted on: Feb 15, 2010,  Section: Awards, Cartoons, Comic strips, Contests, Comments: Comments Off on The 2010 Glyph comics awards nominees are…

Living Large contest launched for Marmaduke movi

With the upcoming Marmaduke movie, Twentieth Century Fox and USA TODAY’s pet community post are inviting readers to submit video of their dog’s antics. Four winners will be selected and their dog will be featured in the ending credits of the Marmaduke movie. The Marmaduke movie is set to release on June 4. Contest ends […]

Posted on: Feb 11, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Movies, Comments: Comments Off on Living Large contest launched for Marmaduke movi