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Digital comics gallery show in Portland, Oregon

Pushdot Studio, a gallery dedicated to archival-quality prints of digital art located in Portland, Oregon, is showing for the month of July "The Art of Storytelling: Comics in the Digital Age," a collection of work by seven cartoonists who either publish on the web, or use a computer to create their work.

Webcomica at the ICA in London

There's a whole bunch of webcomic related events taking place at the ICA in London as part of this years inaugural Comica festival. Things kick off with the opening of the Webcomica exhibition on Wednesday, with a talk from the show’s curator, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey.

Webcomica will spotlight work from a range of well know webcomic creators in an attempt to provide an insight into the many possible futures for comics on the web. Details of the exhibition can be found on the ICA’s website, with more info on Merlin’s talk located here.

Twenty -Four Simultaneous 24 Hour Webcomics?

Eric Millikin (Fetus-X) has an ambitious twist on Scott McCloud's 24 Hour Comic Challenge.

There's more discussion on this thread at Talkaboutcomics but here's the basic idea:

I think a coool idea would be a 24-hour jam comic, with 24 artists. Each artist gets an hour to do a page, then they hand off to the next artist, so that in the end of 24 hours there are *24* 24-page, 24-hour comics, each comic having one page from each artist.

Maybe the best way to do it would be online, where each artist has an hour to post a page to a web site. Might make for an interesting Modern Tales Longplay, updated in real time for all the world to see ...

Webby Awards Honors 2 Webcomics

The 7th Annual Webby Awards were recently announced. Two webcomics won awards this year, one awarded by a panel of judges and the other based on voting via the Internet. Get Your War On won for BEST HUMOR and Penny Arcade won the PEOPLE'S CHOICE for BEST NET ART.

2003 WCCA Nominees Released

The Web Cartoonists Choice Awards' Nominees for 2003 were released this week.

Voting for award winners is ongoing from now until June 29th and the winners will be announced on July 6th. Read on for a list of the nominees:

Nomination Round for WCCA Awards Ends May 18th

The WCCA Nominations Round ends May 18th. The third annual edition of this award continues to provide a focal point for discussion of the best in webcomics, the enormous scope of webcomics published, and whether or not awards for webcomics are even a good thing at all.

In contrast to earlier years, WCCA announced that it will post the results of the nomination round this year.

Rescheduled Chat with Barry T. Smith

All data is the same, except that due to a massive power outage in Mr. Smith's town, the chat has been re-scheduled for tonight.

Originally:
Barry T. Smith, creator of Angst Technology and Weakend Warriors is holding an online chat session tonight. Details:

Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm U.S. Pacific Time (California Time)
Where: In the java enabled chat window here
...or...
If you are using an IRC program like mIRC go to server: chat.planetz.net
port: 7000
channel: #inktankchat

Chat with Barry T. Smith of Angst Technology tonight

Barry T. Smith, creator of Angst Technology and Weak-end Warriors is holding an online chat session tonight. Details:

Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm U.S. Pacific Time (California Time)
Where: In the java enabled chat window here
...or...
If you are using an IRC program like mIRC go to server: chat.planetz.net
port: 7000
channel: #inktankchat

WebComic Awareness Day 2003!!

Hey! Do you know what happens on May 5, 2003? It's Webcomic Awareness Day! Webcomic awareness has been around for 3 years already, providing comic relief to people all around, and spreading the word that web-comics exist!

2nd Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Webcomic Tribute

Missed this! Lots of kool webtoonists paid tribute to the Bard O' Avalon this week. Comics from Ko Fight Club, Little Gamers, Fans! and Checkerboard Nightmare among others.