Showing posts with label America's Next Great Cartoonist contest. Show all posts
Showing posts with label America's Next Great Cartoonist contest. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Friday, July 16, 2010

Olivia Walch's paper on her win

Student wins Washington Post comic contest
By Ian Brickey
College of William and Mary's The Flat Hat July 15, 2010

America's Next Great Cartoonist winner profiled in Post

This article talks about the contest, and the other local contestants, including Joe Sutliff who's been noticed by the Washington Post's syndicate editor-

Va. student Olivia Walch named 'America's Next Great Cartoonist' in Post contest
By Michael Cavna
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, July 15, 2010; 1:51 PM
published as And the winner is... Young Va. woman tops comic contest with triumphant 'Quest' July 16, 2010

This article is a profile of Olivia Walch -

Young 'America's Next Great Cartoonist' winner honed craft at Va. college paper
By Michael Cavna
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, July 15, 2010; 1:15 PM
in print as And the winner is... Science major delights in rendering a most rewarding sideline, July 16, 2010

And this is a video 'chat' with her in an annoying format -
Live video discussion with Olivia Walch, the winner of the Post's 'America's Next Great Cartoonist' contest

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Olivia Walch's paper worries about conflict of interest

A few days ago we linked to an article about America's Next Great Cartoonist contestant Olivia Walch. Now her college paper is worrying about a conflict of interest for doing a story on her -

On conflict of interest
By Mike Crump
College of William and Mary's Flat Hat June 30, 2010

-which seems kind of silly to me since she's become a story in herself.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Comic Riffs on Big Nate, DC as a comics town, and the top 5 cartoon contest contestants

1. The 'Riffs Interview: Lincoln Peirce's 'BIG NATE' becomes an 'overnight' best-seller, Michael Cavna, Washington Post Comic Riffs blog June 27, 2010.

I just missed him at ALA, a disappointment because I enjoy his strip. Check the City Paper Arts Desk blog this week for my ALA report.

2. THE RIFF: Where does D.C. rate as a 'comics town'? - Not as high as this blog wants it to be, by god.

3. 'NEXT GREAT CARTOONIST' finalists offer their reactions to the contest, by Michael Cavna, June 28, 2010.

3a. Oh, and now they have to draw a Sunday strip.

Friday, May 28, 2010

PR: Stan Lee, Others Among Wash Post's Judges for Cartoonist Contest UPDATED

Here's some PR from the Post on their cartoon contest. One might also note that the area's crack cartoonist, Richard Thompson, whose career has been tightly intertwined with the Post, and who is up for a Rueben Award this weekend, is also a judge. One might.:


Today The Washington Post announced the final list of celebrity judges who will critique the work of the finalists of America's Next Great Cartoonist Contest.

Stan Lee, Stephen Pastis, Jerry Scott and Garry Trudeau are among the judges. For the complete list, visit Comic Riffs:

For more on the contest which looks to help a budding cartoonist launch their career, go here:

Submissions are due June 4!


I just went to the Post website and see that there's a bunch of other judges they didn't list in the PR too - Lalo "La Cucaracha" Alcaraz, Darrin "Candorville" Bell, Mike "Penny Arcade" Krahulik, Hilary "Rhymes with Orange" Price, Tom "that darn" Toles, Gene "theoretical Barney & Clyde" Weingarten and Signe "Family Tree" & Pulitzer-winner Wilkinson.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Post cartoonist contest adds Stan Lee as judge

The Post's America's Next Great Cartoonist contest run by Michael Cavna added Stan Lee as a judge. This may be Our Man Thompson's chance to pitch his Spider-Man / Cul de Sac cross-over idea! Ernesto and Dr. Octopus!