IDW will release a new Artist Edition collection for Jeff Smith’s Bone series. No date is set yet, but it will be 144 pages and printed at the size of Jeff’s original art (12×7). Also Jeff announced that he’s starting a webcomic set in prehistoric times called, “Tüki Save the Humans”. No launch date on [...]
The National Cartoonist Society has announced this year’s division award nominees. The winners will be announced during their annual Reuben Awards dinner in Pittsburgh, PA. Here are the nominees: Television Animation Todd Kauffman, Executive Producer, “Sidekick” Alberto Mielgo, Production Design, “Tron: Uprising” Rich Webber, Director, Aardman Animation Studios, “DC Nation” Feature Animation Rich Moore, Director, [...]
Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Section: Animation, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, web comics, Comments: 1 Comment
Over on Fleen, Gary Tyrrell looks at the four webcomics (Cyanide & Happiness, Machine of Death, Schlock Mercenary and Dresden Codak) who have raised a combined $1.7 million on Kickstarter.
An interesting move by ComiXology to become more of a platform, like Apple’s iBook Store and Amazon eBook store. Today, the digital comic book startup is launching ComiXology Submit, a submission portal for comic book creators who want to sell their self-published work in ComiXology’s digital store. If successful, the Submit portal could usher in [...]
Chicago Tribune editorial cartoonist and Prickly City creator Scott Stantis has been doing web casts and talking to other cartoonists. In this latest one, he talks to Scott Meyers, creator of the web comic Basic Instructions.
Wired.com is reporting that Chris Onstad’s Achewood is shopping the webcomic as a TV animated show to networks. Although some familiar plots from the webcomic would make their way into the small-screen adaptation, Onstad says the bulk of the content potentially slated for the cartoon format will be all-new. Currently, the creator is looking at [...]
Earlier last year, the Penny Arcade creators Jerry Holkins, Mike Krahulik and Robert Kho, president of operations and business development, launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise enough money to eliminate ads from their website. One of the stretch goals was to create a contest to find a worthy up-and-coming cartoonist. The contest, which was already [...]
Saturday’s Doonesbury attempted at humor at the current state of newspapers by asking “what happens to comics if newspapers go away?” The strip left the 2nd and 3rd panel blank with the characters stating, “stick with print, folks. This doesn’t have to happen” in the last panel. You can read reader reaction on Doonesbury’s site. [...]
Earlier last year, the Penny Arcade creators Jerry Holkins, Mike Krahulik and Robert Kho, president of operations and business development, launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise enough money to eliminate ads from their website. One of the stretch goals was to create a strip search contest to find a worthy up-and-coming cartoonist. The contest, which [...]
Axe Cop, the webcomic written by brothers Malachai Nicolle (age 5 when the webcomic was launched) and Ethan Nicolle (age 28 when launched) will debut on Fox’s Adult Swim-style Saturday-night on July 27. This is a Halloween themed teaser released last fall.
The National Cartoonists Society has expanded the criteria for the new Online Comics Division Award that was introduced last year. The change splits the award into two categories – long form (think online comic books or graphic novels) and short form comics (think comic strips, panels). As they did last year, a panel will evaluate [...]
Drew Litton is drawing a 24 part comic entitled “Too Many Christmas Cookies”. He’s already at part 7. Ends on Christmas.
Tom Gammill’s The Doozies will mark it’s fourth year on GoComics.com on December 1. Tom is a TV comedy writer (credits include some of the biggest shows on TV: “Seinfeld”, “The Simpsons”) and the creator of the “Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill” series. Congratulations, Tom.
The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman is being sued again. From Wired (UK): The comic teamed up with the company that owns the Papyrus chain of card and gift shops, Recycled Greetings, to sell paper greeting cards of his web comics via the The Oatmeal’s web store, along with other novelty items. But that caught the attention [...]