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Archive - Jul 15, 2005

Webcomickers Win Lulu Awards

The Lulu Awards, given every year at San Diego Comic-Con by the Friends of Lulu, have been announced. Several members of the webcomics community got nods this year, including Shaenon K. Garrity and The Flight Anthology (tie for Lulu of the Year) and Vera Brosgol (Kim Yale Award). Another facet of the Internet's impact on the comics industry as a whole was also represented in the "Woman of Distinction" Award, which went to blogger Heidi MacDonald (from's The Beat).

Friday Friday Friday!!!

We got our first ZOMBIE WEBCOMIC JAM ENTRY!!! from Nathan Spargo. We'll be showing them off on the front page during July so be sure to get your entry in soon.

Comicon is underway - check out Warren Ellis and Comicon Live for ongoing blogging. If you see other blogs posting about Comicon add a link in the comments.

Also, I wanted to point out this site, Sweatdrop Studios which has a full line-up of manga-influenced webcomics on it. Sweatdrop is composed of 17 UK-based artists.

Withrow and Barber Book on Webcomics

Scheduled for release August 1st, Webcomics: Tools and Techniques for Digital Cartooning by Withrow and Barber, will explore the tools and techniques behind today’s best online comics.

The book offers an in-depth look at what is happening in this area -- revealing who the pioneers are, what sort of work they’re doing, and what kind of digital tools and techniques they employ. Combining profiles of well-known webcomics creators with detailed workthroughs that reveal the nuts and bolts of every aspect of comic creation and presentation, this book is a must for anyone interested in where comics are headed in the 21st century.

Last Day For You'll Have That Contest!!

Today is the last day to submit an entry for your chance to win a guest appearance in the Viper webcomic, You'll Have That. For a full set of contest rules and prizes, please click here.

Congratulations to Barry T Smith

Barry T Smith, creator of Angst Technology and other webcomics, is the proud father of a baby girl. Moriah Hailey Salas-Smith was born on July 5th.

Congratulations to the entire family.