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Ghost City Finalists Include Multiple CE Community Members!

Finalists in the Ghost City Comics Competition have been announced, and the list includes nine members of the Comics Experience community!

The competition is in its first year, designed to foster opportunities for independent comic creators. Finalists were announced on September 1, 2017, with the winners due for announcement on September 15. Categories include one-page, short, and single-issue comics. (For a full list of finalists, judges, and competition details, visit the Ghost City Comics site.)

We’re proud to see so many of our course alums and Creators Workshop members, past and present, on the finalists list. One is Milton Lawson, whose piece Roger Ebert and Me with artist Rem Broo was originally written as part of a Creators Workshop writing challenge. Stay tuned for an upcoming discussion with Milton here on the blog.

Also among the finalists is Paul Allor, whose Past the Last Mountain — created with Louie Joyce and former staffer Gannon Beck — has also been recognized with a Silver Ledger award and profiled on our blog.

Other finalists from the Comics Experience community include:

TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE
Deniz Camp (former Creators Workshop member), Romain Brun, Julien Brun

SALTWATER: THE ANARCHY OF WATER
Rick Quinn (former Creators Workshop member), Dana Obera

A LOVE TO DIE FOR
Glenn Møane (Creators Workshop member), Tirso Llaneta, Monte Thompson, Sean Rinehart (Creators Workshop member)

PIGEON CITY
Greig Cameron, John Amos, Ryan Otto (alum)

STEELE VS
Scott Schmidt, Slobodan Jovanovic, K Michael Russell (alum), HdE

Congratulations to all the competition finalists, and a special shout-out to our community members who made the list!

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Posted by Nicole Boose
nicole@ComicsExperience.com

Past the Last Mountain Takes Silver!

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Everyone at Comics Experience congratulates our own Paul Allor, Louie Joyce, and Gannon Beck! The creative team received the Silver Ledger Award for their comic Past the Last Mountain. The awards honor “excellence in Australian comics and publishing.” Artist Louie Joyce accepted the award for Past the Last Mountain‘s creative team at a ceremony in Sydney, Australia […]

Two-Day Sale on comiXology April 2-3, 2016 – Plus FREE Comic Sampler!

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Robert Atkins Talks About Teaching Intro to Comic Art – Course Starts February 11th!

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Episode #82 of the Comics Experience “MAKE COMICS” Podcast Posted!

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