Nominated for an Eisner Award!

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 04:40 PM

Friends! Fantastic news: My book Anatomy of Authors was nominated for an Eisner Award today, in the "Best Humor" category! Woohoo!

Eisners are voted on by members of the Comics Industry and by Educators/Historians/Librarians/Instructors/Researchers who work with comics in schools/libraries. So if you're a cartoonist, comics writer, editor, inker, colorist, publisher (or!) a comics retailers (or!) a teacher or historian who works with comics (or!) a librarian who works in graphic novels or comics...YOU CAN VOTE! Go here for full rules and eligibility, and cast your ballot before June 18th!

Thanks to Beth Reidmiller's coloring and design, and coupled with the cloth-wrapped spine, the metallic cover foil, the built-in ribbon bookmark, it is legit THE PRETTIEST BOOK I'VE EVER MADE. Treat yourself to this *gasp* Eisner nominee, here:

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ComicLab Podcast: Is Art School Worth It?

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 09:57 AM


As colleges and universities make the move to virtual learning this fall, is art school worth the money? Plus lettering original art to improve sales.


Today's show is brought to you by Wacom — makers of the incredible Wacom One! This week, Dave and Brad ask — as art schools move towards virtual learning — is it worth the money?

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Questions asked and topics covered...

  • As colleges and universities make the move to virtual learning, is art school worth the money?
  • Do originals with hand-lettering sell better?
  • How do you disconnect from technology?
  • Kind Words — How one member navigated a contract negotiation using ComicLab advice.

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