Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award

Journalista! alerted me to the fact that submissions are now being accepted for the 26th annual Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award. Started in 1982 as a joint presentation of Comic-Con International and the West Coast Comics Club, this award honors a comics artist who, early in his or her career, shows a superior knowledge and ability in the art of creating comics.

Submissions must be in the hands of the award committee no later than May 10.


Submissions should be sent to:

Gene Henderson
Russ Manning Award
150 S. James
Orange, CA 92869

or they can be e-mailed to:



Xaviar Xerexes

Wandering webcomic ronin. Created Comixpedia (2002-2005) and ComixTalk (2006-2012; 2016-?). Made a lot of unfinished comics and novels.