Several members of the National Cartoonist Society boarded the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard to spend a day drawing cartoons for service men returning from pre-deployment certification exercises. Cartoonists in the group included Jeffrey Bacon (a retired Navy captain and the creator of the Navy Times’ Broadside and Marine Corps Times’ Greenside.), Chad Carpenter, [...]
Pickles creator Brian Crane will be the guest cartoonist this Saturday at the Charles M. Schulz Museum where he will teach an class on cartooning. Later in the day, he will be available to sign books and talk to fans.
Nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist Ted Rall will be a speaker at the Wright State Universityâ€™s 2009-10 Presidential Lecture Series on Friday, Sept. 4. Other speakers include Chris Sacca, the former head of Google Inc.â€™s special initiatives, and Greg LeMond, the first American to win the Tour de France.
With two months to go before the Comic Seminar in Las Vegas, there has been some updates to the event that are worth noting. First, due to a new sponsor, the cost of the seminar has been reduced to $350 and that price is for everyone regardless of when they signed up. Secondly, the Monday-Tuesday [...]
This is the big one. The San Diego Comic-con opens tomorrow and there will be lots of goings on. I’ll do my best to keep the most relevant announcements and news updated on the blog. Several of you have emailed me your schedule of where you’ll be (booth, panels, etc.). I couldn’t possibly make individual [...]
Universal Uclick is attending this year’s San Diego Comic Con (booth #1217). The Uclick GoComics booth will be one of five locations throughout the convention center offering exclusive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles memorabilia as part of the TMNT 25th Anniversary promotional event, and will also hold drawings Wednesday through Friday for tickets to the TMNT [...]
Posted on: Jul 17, 2009, Section: Alternative comics, Comic Books, Comic strips, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, mobile, Speaking Engagements, Universal Press, web comics, Comments: 2 Comments
Character designer, illustrator Stephen Silver will present a three-hour seminar on the topic of self-publishing for children’s books, art books and graphic novels. The presentation is on August 12th in Burbank, CA. See his site for details.
We have several Daily Cartoonist regulars who attended or participated in this weekend’s Maine Comics Arts Festival. Mike Peterson has posted his thoughts on the “Surviving as a Print Cartoonist” panel featuring Corey Pandolph (Barkeater Lake, Toby: Robot Satan, The Elderberries), Norm Feuti (Retail, Gill) and Lincoln Peirce (Big Nate) with Mike Lynch moderating. Mike [...]
Editorial Cartooning » Pulitzer Prize Winning editorial cartoonist Walt Handelsman will Address Dean College Graduation tomorrow. Interviews » More Toronto Comics Art Festival interviews: Howard Chackowicz, Valerie Sury, Jason Thompson, Diana Tamblyn,
Another big name will be attending the Self-Syndication seminar hosted by Tundra guys Chad Carpenter and Bill Kellogg. Daryl Cagle will also be on-hand to answer questions and talk to individuals about the market. Daryl runs one of the biggest cartoon websites at cagle.com and started his own syndicate service in 2001 distributing over 50 [...]
The Tundra guys (Bill Kellogg and Chad Carpenter) have opened up registration for their self-syndication seminar that is scheduled for this September. The two 2-day seminar on how to self market and leverage the internet to make a greater income with comics is set for September 26-27 and 28-29 and will feature Bill and Chad, [...]
The International Society of Caricature Artists (ISCA, formerly known as the National Caricaturist Network) has announced details to their 2009 convention to be held in Sandusky OH this November. The confirmed speakers include Sam Viviano, Longtime MAD artist and current art director, Mark Fredrickson, Frequent MAD cover artist, Hermann Mejia MAD caricaturist and Tom Richmond [...]
» Brian Duffy made news this morning with news that he is considering suing his employer for copyright ownership of his cartoons. The Telegraph Herald has announced that they are picking up his freelance cartoons. » uClick announced that you can now get Garfield Minus Garfield iPhone/iPod app. » Editorial Cartoonist Donna Barstow has been [...]
» Via Journalista! is news that the New York Times edited political cartoon by Michel Kichna showing Hugo Chavez flipping the bird. Mike Lynch has larger, detailed images. » Phil Hands is featured in a video produced by Wisconsin State Journal. » MariNaomi, author and illustrator of Estrus Comics and Jimmy Gownley, creator of Amelia [...]
\Michael Jantze, creator of “The Norm,” will be at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco on March 7th to teach a three-hour class on “the past, current and future markets for new media.” Michael take students through the process of converting traditional comics into new media shorts using his “Audio Comics” product.