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April 16, 2017

Slate Announces Its Cartoonist Studio Prizes For 2017


Eleanor Davis (Print Comic, Libby's Dad) and Christina Tran (Web Comic, "On Beauty") are the winners of this year Cartoonist Studio Prizes, organized by Slate. Each was selected out of a pool of ten -- we'll run the linked-up lists below with the winning comic for each category in bold.

Jacob Brogan was the Slate representative, Jarad Greene represented Center For Cartoon Studies and Karen Green of Columbia University was this year's guest judge. The winner gets $1000.

It is the awards program's fifth year.


The Cartoonist Studio Prize Finalists for Best Print Comic of the Year, Winner In Bold:

* Burt's Way Home, John Martz (Koyama Press)
* Canopy, Karine Bernadou (Retrofit/Big Planet Comics)
* Hilda And The Stone Forest, Luke Pearson (Flying Eye Books)
* Libby's Dad, Eleanor Davis (Retrofit/Big Planet Comics)
* March: Book Three, John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell (Top Shelf)
* Rolling Blackouts, Sarah Glidden (Drawn and Quarterly)
* Rosalie Lightning, Tom Hart (St. Martin's Press)
* The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, Sonny Liew (Pantheon)
* The Longest Day Of The Future, Lucas Varela (Fantagraphics)
* We All Wish For Deadly Force, Leela Corman (Retrofit/Big Planet Comics)


The Cartoonist Studio Prize for Best Web Comic of the Year

* Greek Diary, Glynnis Fawkes
* "I Trained to Fight the Enemy," Jess Ruliffson
* Normel Person, Lauren Weinstein
* On a Sunbeam, Tillie Walden
* "On Beauty," Christina Tran
* "Rejected Anthology Submission," Meghan Lands
* Riverbound, Päivi Niinikangas
* "The Secrets in My Mother's Nightstand," Sophia Wiedeman
* The Unofficial Cuckoo's Nest, Luke Healy
* Wonderlust, Diana Nock

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