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March 12, 2019


7Your 2018 Cartoonist Studio Prize Long Lists

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Here. This is the prize that Slate does with CCS (represented by Keren Katz) and an outside media person, this time out the podcaster Gil Roth of Virtual Memories.

It's a good list. The lists are spread out so widely no one is going to hit everyone's favorites. Among those missing that made several 2018 lists are Michael Kupperman's All The Answers and Nick Drnaso's Sabrina.

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The Cartoonist Studio Prize for Best Print Comic of the Year: 2018 Shortlist

* Chlorine Gardens by Keiler Roberts. Koyama Press.
* Girl Town by Carolyn Nowak. Top Shelf.
* Passing for Human by Liana Finck. Random House.
* Poochytown by Jim Woodring. Fantagraphics.
* Space Academy 123 by Mickey Zacchilli. Koyama Press.
* Tongues No. 2 by Anders Nilsen. No Miracles.
* Why Art? by Eleanor Davis. Fantagraphics.
* Windowpane by Joe Kessler. Breakdown. (pictured above)
* Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures by Yvan Alagbé. New York Review Comics.
* Young Frances by Hartley Lin. AdHouse.

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The Cartoonist Studio Prize for Best Web Comic of the Year: 2018 Shortlist

* "As Before, So Behind" by Ted Closson.
* "Being an Artist and a Mother" by Lauren Weinstein.
* Comics by Tara Booth.
* The Girl Who Flew Away by M. Dean.
* "Having a Role in Life" by Elísabet Rún, translated by Unnur Bjarnadóttir.
* Nancy by Olivia Jaimes.
* "Sylvia Plath's Last Plan" by Summer Pierre. (pictured above)
* This Modern World by Tom Tomorrow.
* Three Comics by E.A. Bethea.
* "A Trip to the Museum With Cartoonist John Porcellino" by Gabrielle Bell.

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