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March 19, 2017

Slate Releases Cartoonist Studio Prize Lists


Late last week Slate published the ten finalists in each category of the equally and admirably print- and web-focused Cartoonist Studio Prize.

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

* 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: 2016 Shortlist

* 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

Last year's winners were Carol Tyler and Boulet. The guest judge this year, joining representatives from Slate (Jacob Brogan) and Center For Cartoon Studies (Jarad Green), was Karen Green.
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