All posts tagged: Comics

Wknd Updates: Cartoon Studies Admission for Fall 2019

9.14.19 One last post for the time being. I was looking to see if there were any workshops coming this month or the next few months and came across this…The Center for Cartoon Studies.  Credit source: The Center for Cartoon Studies ADMISSIONS THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES (CCS) IS LOOKING FOR WELL-ROUNDED STUDENTS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING VISUAL NARRATIVES. WE WANT STUDENTS WHO CAN THINK AND WILL WORK HARD. LIMITED DRAWING SKILLS ARE OK IF THEY ARE OFFSET BY A FEARLESS COMMITMENT TO PUTTING IMAGES ON PAPER. CCS WELCOMES COMIC AND NON-COMIC BOOK GEEKS ALIKE. WE LOVE ART, ENGLISH, HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION, AND GRAPHIC DESIGN MAJORS, AND THOSE WITH A LIBERAL ARTS BACKGROUND. APPLICATION FORM FOR MFA AND CERTIFICATE APPLY ONLINE NOW! Or, download and complete theCCS Admissions application form (.pdf) APPLICATION CHECKLIST 1) A PORTFOLIO CONSISTING OF: A minimum two-page comic story starring yourself, a snowman, a robot, and a piece of fruit. You may combine characters! Format may be a zine, mini-comic, or plain black and white copies. Non-returnable. Four samples of …

MidWeek Update: An Art Fair & Comic-Con

6.5.19 Hello all! First Wednesday of June and I have two things go along to you. First off, Portal: Governors Island, formerly Governor’s Island Art Fair and then Comic-Con International San Diego… Credit source: Governors Island Fair & Comic-Con For those living in NYC or visiting, here are a few facts about this annual event. FAQs – Portal: GI 2019› Portal: Governors Islandformerly known as Governors Island Art Fair The 11th Annual Art Fair on Governors Island Organized by the Nonprofit 4heads, Inc. On Saturday, August 31, 2019, 4heads will open Portal: Governors Island (formerly known as Governors Island Art Fair), featuring a diverse range of artists from across the U.S. and abroad. Installations, which span the spectrum of artistic genre and media, will be presented across eight of the historic homes on Colonels Row, with each artist installing in an individual room or connective space. Now in its 12th year, Portal: GI heralds the start of the fall visual arts season in New York, with a spirited atmosphere that encourages conversation between artists and visitors and challenges the established fair …

MidWeek Updates: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

3.6.19 Hello! First Wednesday of March! This is a bit late, but I wanted to share with you guys anyway. For those attending the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo or those who were planning to attend, but couldn’t, here are a few things to look at… Credit source: C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo)   CHICAGO COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO 2019   MAR22–MAR24 C2E2 2019 Fri. Mar 22, 2019 at 10:00am – Sun. Mar 24, 2019 at 5:00pm CDT   Who needs a badge?   All attendees six-years-old and up need a badge to enter C2E2. Kids 6-12 or their parents must purchase a C2E2 Kids badge to attend C2E2. Kids badges are only valid for children ages 6-12. For those 13 and over, the purchase of an adult badge is required. Please be prepared to show proof of age onsite. Please note: all minors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian.   Badge mailing deadline   If you are purchasing your badge(s) on or before 11:59 PM CT …

Cool: Spider-Man: Far From Home

1.16.19 Evening all! The first Cool segment to start the year and what a start it is! The new trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home was released yesterday. Some of you have already seen it, some didn’t. I have seen it and it looks like its gonna be a Summer hit.    July 5, 2015, is the release date! Enjoy your evening, be blessed!   Featured & other images: Wikipedia & Digital Spy  

Best of 2018: Comics

12.29.18 Hey! Best of 2018 continues with Comics…According to Paste Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, and i09 here are the best comics that came this year. The 25 Best Comic Books of 2018 By Steve Foxe, Hillary Brown, Caitlin Rosberg & C.K. Stewart for Paste Magazine      The Best Comics of 2018 by Graeme McMillan for The Hollywood Reporter   The Best Comics of 2018  by James Whitbrook and Charles Pulliam-Moore for i09 Hope you enjoyed these articles and you probably have a few comics that can be added to the list.    Featured image:  

Shadow Tribute: Stan Lee

11.14.18 This post is a tribute to Stan Lee, who passed away Monday. Here is a guy who created the heroes and villains you see today. Generations have enjoyed and appreciated the stories and now a whole new generation can see the works. Here is a video tribute from Marvel and IMDB.  He has left an incredible legacy. Rest in peace, Mr. Lee. Hope you enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed. 

WkndUpdate: Comic Submissions from Image Comics

10.20.18 So you wanna write or draw for comic books? Well, I’m sure some of you have already known this, but for those who don’t, I’m going to pass along on how you can get your submissions into the comic or graphic novel world. Here is one for Image Comics. This is from their submissions page, just a peek at what they expect. Credit source: Image Comics HOW TO SUBMIT TO IMAGE COMICS: Image Comics only publishes creator-owned material. We do not contract creators; we’re only interested in publishing original content for which you would retain all rights. Please do not submit any work that utilizes already-existing characters—Image characters or otherwise—as they will automatically be declined. Image Comics publishes creator-owned/creator-generated properties and WE DON’T PAY PAGE RATES. Image takes a small flat fee off the books published and it will be the responsibility of the creators to determine the division of the remaining pay between their creative team members. Things often change from proposal to the printed page. If the intended title of your book is awkward or …