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Comics A.M. | Inaugural 9th Art Award accepting entries

9th Art Award

9th Art Award

Awards | Graphic Scotland and the Edinburgh International Book Festival has established the 9th Art Award for graphic fiction, which will be presented in August during the festival. Submissions are being accepted through July 31. [9th Art Award, via The Beat]

Creators | Howard Chaykin remembers Carmine Infantino. [The Los Angeles Review of Books]

Creators | Art Spiegelman talks about his long-lived classic Maus, his thoughts on Israel, and being a New Yorker. [Haaretz]

Creators | Following the breakup of My Chemical Romance, and ahead of the release of his comic The Fabulous Killjoys, Gerard Way considers whether he wants a career in music or comics. [USA Today]

Herobear and the Kid

Herobear and the Kid

Creators | Mike Kunkel talks about his return to Herobear and the Kid, which will be published by BOOM! Studios’ kids’ imprint, starting with a six-page preview for Free Comic Book Day. [iFanboy]

Creators | The Etherington Brothers, whose comics stylings grace the pages of Star Wars, Wallace and Gromit, and The Dandy, have some advice for would-be comics creators. [The Guardian]

Creators | Joe Abercrombie discusses adapting his prose novel series The First Law into graphic novel format. [Graphic Novel Reporter]

Manga | Jason Thompson looks at the body-horror manga Franken Fran. [Anime News Network]

Comics | The latest entry in The Hooded Utilitarian’s roundtable on comics and music is Domingos Isabelinho’s examination of Geneviève Castrée’s Pamplemoussi. [The Hooded Utilitarian]

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2 Comments

Simon DelMonte

May 3, 2013 at 9:52 am

Silly to post a link to that Spiegelman interview since the Haaretz paywall is super-thick.

Brigid Alverson

May 3, 2013 at 5:58 pm

Huh? I’m not a subscriber and I didn’t hit any paywall. I read the whole article, too. That’s weird. Sorry!

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