San Diego Comic-Con International 2018 by way of Chris Anthony Diaz, the Eisners, New Latin Wave, Cornish Fellowship Residency, Lauren Weinstein on Paula Modersohn-Becker, Frank Santoro’s Pittsburgh to be published in the US

Here on the site, Chris Anthony Diaz offers a beautiful glimpse of his time at San Diego Comic-Con International 2018. These photos were taken in the downtown San Diego Convention Center Exhibit Hall, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Jaime Hernandez shooting rubber bands, Manuele Fior in America, margaritas tacos and lots of smiles… 

Los Eisners- 2018

Over on High-LowRob Clough explains the nature of how the Eisner’s are awarded. It’s a convoluted process that lags behind history in terms of the culture that it reflects. It’s a solid system, but not perfect – Clough explains why:

I was happy to see so many women and people of color win Eisners this year, in unprecedented fashion. Indeed, Marjorie Liu, for example, was the first woman to ever win a Best Writer award. Taneka Stotts, Roxane Gay and Alitha Martinez became just the second, third and fourth black women to win Eisners, and Jackie Ormes became the first black woman in the Eisner Hall of Fame. Emil Ferris continued to rack up every award for My Favorite Thing Is Monsters. The slate this year was more skewed this year toward the mainstream than last year’s slate, when I was a juror, though it was still quite solid. However, when it came time for voting last year, the people who did the voting chose a lot of the same old things. This was really disappointing, but not surprising. This year, it was surprising to see who won, and I think it might represent a shift in those who are choosing to vote.

Autoras de Cómic les ofrece un hilo de autoras de cómic premiadas/homenajeadas en los Eisners. Lleno de entrevistas, previews, y ensayos, este hilo les sirve como buena introduccíon a las obras de estas mujeres, si no las conocéis!

New Latin Wave Festival 2018 is looking for applicants to the Book and Zine component of their show on September 30th. It’s a one day show held at the Brooklyn Bazaar Brooklyn, NY and the table is FREE!

Check out their website for more information:

*DEADLINE July 29th*

New Latin Wave esta buscando vendedores de comics, zines y libros para el proximo New Latin Wave Festival 2018. El festival es un dia en Brooklyn Bazaar y la mesa es gratis!

The Third Year of the Cornish CCS Fellowship Residency 
Applications for the Cornish Cartoon Studies Fellowship are open! It’s a month-long residency is held during the height of New England’s fall foliage season and includes a $3000 stipend.

Think this might be good for you? The deadline to apply is August 15!

You can learn more here: https://www.cartoonstudies.org/cornishccsfellowship2018/

Being an Artist And Mother
Lauren Wienstein, The New Yorker

Wienstein’s piece about Paula Modersohn-Becker is up at the New Yorker. It’s a deft, natural and masterful reflection on motherhood and art history. In Rachel Masilamani’s words, “This says everything about mothering and art making.”

New York Review Comics anunció ayer que publicarán el libro de Frank Santoro, Pittsburgh, en 2019. POR FIN! Esto significa que el libro se verá impreso en inglés y mantendremos las mismas dimensiones que la edición francesa original de Éditions çà et là, como dios manda.
Y que piensan los criticos franceses? Pues les ha encanta este chef-accompli de Santoro.
Ahora falta encontrar una editorial en España o Latinoamérica que publiqueesta obra maestra…

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