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March 2nd, 2012

daltonsharp @ 12:35 am:

October 7th, 2009

dexter_cockburn @ 06:57 am: Blackguard #2 Now Available!

This is a brilliant Aussie comix anthology from the Aussie Comix Mastermind,[info]blackguard23!

Look upon her... Isn't she beautiful? And what a cool Josh Simmons cover! Yes, that Josh Simmons. Josh (www.joshuahallsimmons.com) Simmons. The one who did that twisted Batman comic where he cuts the lips offa the criminals. Oh, and that REALLY screwed up 'In a Land of Magic' story in Robin ([info]bougieman) Bougie 's Sleazy Slice #1! I'm not kidding. It's REALLY F#*KED UP! Jaw-droppingly so. Ooooh! And 'Cockbone'!!! Can't forget about 'Cockbone'!

Specifications: 52 pages, digest size, full-colour cover featuring the work of Josh Simmons, Neale Blanden, Anton Emdin and Glenn Smith. Inside, glorious B&W comix by Gerard Ashworth, Michael Aushenker, Dexter Cockburn, Mike Diana, Julie Doye, Ben Hutchings, Doug Iannucci, Lark, Chris Mikul, David Puckeridge, D. Rat, Ross Radiation, SCAR, Stratu and Ryan Vella. There's also a brutal four-page story by Henry L. Racicot, illustrated by Doug Iannucci. Plus a Mailbag page of comments about Blackguard #1: Religious Crazies. Not to mention a huge seven-page comix and zine reviews section with full colour cover scans. It's a killer issue, no doubt. Get it or regret it.

Ordering info:
PayPal (use sstratu@gmail.com for payment);
or send well-concealed cash;
or trade for similar high standard comix or zines:

Australia --- $5.00 pp
New Zealand --- $8.00 AUSD pp
Asia -- $8.00 USD pp
USA/Canada --- $10.00 USD pp
UK/Europe --- $10.00 USD pp

Blackguard
PO Box 93
Paddington NSW 2021
Australia



P.S. As always, I'm available for Commissions AND have a whack of Original Art For Sale!!! Check it out at http://dexter-cockburn.livejournal.com/23604.html. What's that? You wanna buy some of my crazy, filthy underground comix? Darn tootin', you do! You can dig 'em at http://dexter-cockburn.livejournal.com/24559.html.
 

Anyhoo...

I'm in there, too. I've got a story called 'Pop Joins the Adventure Club'.



 



March 12th, 2009

daltonsharp @ 10:03 pm: Don't Touch Me #20 Submission Call
No, You're Not Dreaming... DTM is Accepting New Work!



Submissions Guidelines
Please submit short stories (1-3 pages), with a title at the top. Area on the page available is 7" by 9.75" on a 7.5" by 11" page. No bleeds. Please do not send original art. You may send photocopies of black and white art or electronic files on CD to our mailing address, or send graphics as zipped tiffs (compressed with either WinZip or Stuffit only) no larger than 7 MB to thetorontocomicjam at gmail dot com. Any larger files will have to be sent using ftp – please contact for details. When formatting CD's, please make sure submissions are compatible with the PC platform (including tiff bit order), as well as the operating system. Please please please do not send us original artwork. Deadline is April 1st, 2009.

If you’re interested in contributing, we’d be honoured to receive a submission. Printed artists receive one free copy of the issue.





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August 7th, 2007

tundraboy @ 06:01 pm: Eric L tribute anthology
http://www.cartoonistconspiracy.com/blog/2007/07/call-to-artists-tributebenefit.php

CALL TO ARTISTS: a tribute/benefit anthology for Eric Lappegard
Fellow cartoonist, cyclist, and all around wonderful person Eric Lappegard passed away on July 23rd, 2007 from complications after a car accident that had left him paralyzed earlier this month. Eric was a charming fella, full of passion and enthusiasm, and talented as hell. Please take the time to check out some of his wonderful comics and get a glimpse of what we’ve lost.

www.ericlappegard.com

Eric's several communities of friends here in Minneapolis are putting together a day-long benefit/celebration of the life of Eric on SEPTEMBER 8th, 2007 which will include an "Alley Cat" bike race, an art show at Altered Esthetics gallery(www.alteredesthetics.com), silent auction, music, and more. All money will go towards Eric's parents to help pay for the remaining hospital bills, etc.

We here at the Cartoonists Conspiracy are doing our part by putting together an anthology and the art show- AND THAT'S WHERE YOU COME IN!

The anthology we are now accepting submissions for is to be called: "ALLEY CAT: CATS ON BIKES(with Ninjas) a tribute to Eric Lappegard"

The anthology's themes and your submissions are encouraged to be as wild and varied as Eric's interests(cats, bikes, ninjas, veganism, beer, or ANY COMBINATION THEREOF!).

THE SPECIFICS:

1) Contributions of one or two pages of comics/pin-ups. The book will be BLACK AND WHITE.
The DEADLINE is AUGUST 15th, 2007. PERIOD!

2) In addition to the book we will be auctioning off ALL the original art in the name of Eric. We must insist in order to contribute, you must be willing to have your original auctioned off.

3) The final size of the book will be the mini-comic "standard" of 8.5"x5.5".
Your image will fit a 8"x5" area. Think proportionately!

4) Kevin and Zander Cannon of BIG TIME ATTIC have graciously offered to scan any art work not submitted via email or disk. (and in fact, unless you live outside the MPLS/ST PAUL area, I think they'd prefer to scan to keep a consistency.)

Their offices are located at: Big Time Attic 1618 Central Ave NE, Suite 216 Minneapolis, MN 55413 (ph) 612-521-7423 (fx) 612-605-9216

4.5) For outlanders-- Scanned images must be at 300DPI greyscale or 800DPI B&W We encourage you to pre-size to 8"x5". They can be emailed to: Kevin at bigtimeattic.com

5) All orginal art must also be dropped-off/recieved via mail to BIG TIME ATTIC at the above address by the Friday, August 31st.

6) All contributors WILL receive a copy of the anthology, but we ask you consider either buying more anthologys/drinks/original art/prints at the tribute party since all money goes to Eric's parents to pay for medical bills, etc.

Also we strongly encourage donations directly via:
Account of Eric Lappegard Voyager Bank 500 Marschall Road Shakopee, MN 55379

So there you have it! Get that ink to paper and get it to us as soon as you can. Any questions can be address to any of the below emails. Also, PLEASE forward this to any and all cartoonist friends/associates you have. And thank you!

Steven Stwalley-- Steven at stwalley.com
Kevin Cannon-- Kevin at bigtimeattic.com
Danno Klonowski-- staplegenius at yahoo.com

April 18th, 2007

tundraboy @ 11:57 am: NH, VT, western MA anthology opportunity
Members of the Trees & Hills comics group (www.treesandhills.org ) are proud to announce that we plan to publish a second anthology of work by regional creators early this summer.

Submission details for the new anthology are located near the bottom of this message.

In October 2006, the comics group published the 60-page opus, Trees & Hills & Friends anthology, which featured cartoons by over 20 creators from New Hampshire, Vermont and western Massachusetts.

The mini-comic, which featured work by Stephen R. Bissette, Cat Garza and Marek Bennett, has sold more than 100 copies. This total does not include the copies that we gave to contributors for their work, meaning there may be nearly 200 copies out there in circulation.

The release of that book capped the first year of operation for Trees & Hills, which was formed by NH cartoonist Colin Tedford and VT writer Dan Barlow following a large turnout to a 24-Hour Comic event just more than a year earlier in Brattleboro, Vt.

Publishing and distributing the anthology was the first major expansion for the group, which had since been focusing on holding semi-monthly drawing parties, managing a Web site and tabling at local comic book conventions.

Format: The 2007 anthology – which does not yet have a name – will be 5.5 x 8.5 inches with a one-color cover and black and white interiors. It will be a mini-comic; the same size width and length as the previous anthology.

Content: There will also be a change in the content we are looking for in this publication. This time around we are looking for all-ages contributions, whereas the first publication was a showcase of the talents of the many members of our group.

Now, we are hoping for a comic that children, teenagers and adults will all be able to enjoy.

Details: Every contributor will receive one copy of the book per page published. We're looking for copies of the content; please do not send original art. If you live in Vermont, please send the contributions to barlowdaniel@gmail.com and New Hampshire artists can send their work to colintedford@gmail.com

Creators from Massachusetts can choose either Dan or Colin to send their artwork to.

Photocopies snail mail submissions can be sent to Colin Tedford, PO Box 645, Winchester, NH 03470 or Dan Barlow, 182 Main Street #2, Montpelier, VT 05602.

The submission deadline is Saturday, May 26.

April 1st, 2007

tundraboy @ 11:41 pm: "I Saw You" anthology
Julia Wertz of FartPart Comics ( http://www.fartparty.org/ ) is looking for submissions to the "I Saw You" anthology. I got this description from Ms. Wertz:

so, the deal is that you pick any ad from craigslist missed connections (or
the back of your newspaper if it's still outdated enough to have a MC
section)

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/mis/

but feel free to change it to your city.
you can draw anywhere from one panel to two pages. (one page is preferable,
that way I can have more people in it) You can edit the ad, but no adding in
to make it funnier cause you can always tell when people do that. and please
leave all spelling and grammatical errors.
There are two deadlines: one is april 10th and one is september 1st. The
first one is for the smaller print version for APE, the second one is for
SPX. The first one will be half sized, 5x7 inches and the final one will be
full sized, 8x11 inches, so keep that in mind & draw big. Scan it in no less
than 300dpi, black and white, and send it to this email address.

as for final cuts, it's really hard to say at this time because lots of
people have already signed on & lots more have expressed interest. factoring
in general flakiness, it's probably about half that, but it's still a good
amount of contributors. Most everyone who has it in by APE will get in, but
some will be cut from the final one for SPX. How I'm deciding that is having
three early contributors vote, while I regret getting this whole thing
started.

email me with any more questions,
Julia
juliawertz@hotmail.com


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March 29th, 2007

daltonsharp @ 01:41 pm: Stick Figure Anthology


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daltonsharp @ 01:19 pm: Elfworld available for pre order!
Elfworld is now available for Pre Order! Just $12.95 for 128 pages of brilliant sword & sorcery action from some of the best indie and alternative cartoonists anywhere.



Volume One · April 2007
The long-awaited indie-comics fantasy anthology is here! Compiled by Jeffrey Brown, edited by François Vigneault, designed by Jonas Madden-Connor.

Begun years ago by the venerable Jeffrey Brown, Elfworld brings together an amazing mix of alternative comics stars and up-and-coming creators to tackle the fantasy comic. At turns hilarious, mysterious, surprising, and action-packed, these 16 stories breathe new artistic life into one of comics' most popular genres.

Elfworld Volume One features 128 pages of work from Jeffrey Brown (Unlikely), Martin Cendreda (MOME), Liz Prince (Will You Still Love Me if I Wet the Bed?), Kazimir Strzepek (Mourning Star), and many more. Full-color, wrap-around painted cover by Jesse Reklaw (Slowwave, 2006 Best American Comics).

Contributors:
Jeffrey Brown
Martin Cendera
K. Thor Jensen
Dave McKenna
Erik Nebel & Jesse Reklaw
Jason Overby
Liz Prince
Ansis Purins
Ron Regè, Jr. & Souther Salazar
Grant Reynolds
Dalton Sharp
Kazimir Strzepek
Jason Turner & Jody Turner
François Vigneault
Matt Wiegle & Sean Collins

Available now for pre order.

For mature readers.
Trade paperback. 6" x 9", 128pp, b&w. $12.95
ISBN 978-0-9794178-0-1

Did I mention you can pre order this book right now?


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daltonsharp @ 04:33 am: Don't Touch Me

Issue 16 now available! Cover by billis
 
Submissions Guidelines
Please submit short stories (1-3 pages), with a title at the top. Area on the page available is 7" by 9.75" on a 7.5" by 11" page. No bleeds. Please do not send original art. You may send photocopies of black and white art or electronic files on CD to our mailing address, or send graphics as zipped tiffs (compressed with either WinZip or Stuffit only) no larger than 3 MB to
dave at davehoward dot caAny larger files will have to be sent using ftp – please contact for details. When formatting CD's, please make sure submissions are compatible with the PC platform (including tiff bit order), as well as the operating system. Please please please do not send us original artwork.

If you’re interested in contributing, we’d be honoured to receive a submission. Printed artists receive one free copy of the issue. Please call Dave Howard at 416 534 8882 for any questions or clarifications. You can also submit during any Toronto Comic Jam night. The Toronto Comic Jam occurs 9pm the last Tuesday of every month (excluding December) at the Cameron House (Queen St., just west of Spadina) where artists meet to drink and draw together. Feel free to visit torontocomicjam dot com for more info, or  thecameron dot com  for directions.


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