Presented by Slate Book Review and The Center for Cartoon Studies
The Cartoonist Studio Prize
Each year the Cartoonist Studio Prize will be awarded to work that exemplifies excellence in cartooning. The creators of two exceptional comics will be awarded $1000 each. Winners will be selected by Slate Book Review editor Dan Kois, the faculty and students of the Center for Cartoon Studies, and a distinguished guest judge. This year’s guest judge will be New Yorker art editor and TOON Books publisher, Françoise Mouly.
The two award categories for the Cartoonist Studio Prize are Graphic Novel of the Year and Web Comic of the Year. Finalists for each category will be announced February 1, 2013. The two winning comics will be announced March 1, 2013.
Eligible Graphic Novels must be written in (or translated into) English, published between January 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year. Creators or publishers may submit a graphic novel for consideration by sending a physical copy of the book, along with a submission form, to:
The Center for Cartoon Studies
Cartoonist Studio Prize
PO Box 125
White River Junction, Vermont 05001
- Graphic Novel creators or publishers may submit a comic for consideration, click here.
- Eligible Web Comics must be written in (or translated into) English, published online between January 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year. Creators or publishers may submit a web comic for consideration by clicking here for the online Web Comics form.
Submissions in both categories must be received by December 31. Currently enrolled CCS students are not eligible for the award. No creator may submit more than one work in either category. The judging panel reserves the right to consider work that was not officially submitted.