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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

King Features VP to be Google Doodle juror

King Features Creative Vice President Frank Caruso has been asked to serve as one of the jurors for the national Doodle 4 Google Competition. The competition is open for all K-12 students in the United States and is base on this year’s theme, “If I could do Anything, I Would…” A Google “Doodle” is the […]

Posted on: Feb 10, 2010,  Section: Contests, King Features, Comments: Comments Off on King Features VP to be Google Doodle juror

Picking up the tab to enter cartoon contests

Editorial cartoonist Steve Greenberg writes about the loss of a newspaper to cover the cost of entering cartooning contests and the forced decision making that comes with it. So I am forced to tally up costs and estimate odds, and forced to pick and choose. Is it worth it for me to cough up $75 […]

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010,  Section: Contests, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 40 Comments

NCS Division Awards – Call for Entries

From Mike Lynch’s blog comes news the that National Cartoonists Society has announced their annual call for entries to their NCS category awards. This year, the professional cartooning association is adding a category for graphic novels. To be considered, the work must have been published between December 1, 2008 and December 31, 2009. Members of […]

Posted on: Jan 11, 2010,  Section: Awards, Contests, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Division Awards – Call for Entries

Non Sequitur Sign-off contest announces winner

Yesterday’s Non Sequitur announced the winner to the caption/sign-off contest. The winner went to Mary Cameron of Leander, TX. She’ll receive a signed original cartoon and an autographed replica of the sandwich board featured in the cartoon.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2009,  Section: Comic strips, Contests, Comments: Comments Off on Non Sequitur Sign-off contest announces winner

National Newspaper Award rules changes announced

The deadline for the National Newspaper Award has been announced: January 11, 2010. The Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists websites notes that the required number of cartoons increased to five editorial cartoons instead of the “up to three” in previous years.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2009,  Section: Contests, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on National Newspaper Award rules changes announced