Created by Slate in conjunction with the Center for Cartoon Studies, the program offers $1,000 to each winner.
A pair of comics that address the subject of motherhood have been announced as the winners of the 2019 Cartoonist Studio Prize, which awards $1,000 to the year’s best print comic and webcomic.
This year’s winner in the print category is Chlorine Gardens by Keiler Roberts, which was published by Koyama Press. Slate described it as “Roberts’ autobiographical comic skitters through stories of parenting, family life, and illness with deadpan wit and narrative ingenuity. “
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Plus: Bill Jemas, Liza Donnelly and an IKEA comic!
Artist Alex Ross pitched Marvel on taking over the Fantastic Four last year, and you can find his pitch inside Marvelocity, a coffee-table book that highlights the artist’s Marvel work. The 13th Dimension reviews the book and shares several pages from the 2017 pitch. “It just goes to show you that even the biggest talents in comics don’t always get what they want – and what Ross wanted was an eye-popping comic that echoed the DayGlo ’60s while offering something fresh,” reviewer Dan Greenfield writes.
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