Wednesday, December 19, 2012

2012 SPACE Prize Finalists!

We are proud to announce the 2012 SPACE Prize finalists.Winners will be announced in February 2013.

General Category
Binary Gray #1 & 2
Assailant Comics
Writer: Chris Charton
Artist: Rowel Roque

Blink “Wonka Wonka Kochalka”
Point Media
Max Ink
1645 Elmwood Ave. Apt. C
Columbus OH 43212

In the Sound and Seas Vol. 1 & 2
Monkey-Rope Press
Marnie Galloway
$17.50 ea.

Kiss & Tell A Romantic Resume Ages 0 to 22
Harper Perennial
P.O.Box 30029
San Francisco CA 94133

Lackluster World #7
Eric Adams
No One is Safe
Kreider-Wirick LLC
Katherine Wirick

The Samartian: Collected Edition
Vantage House Productions
Writer: Victor Dandridge
Artist: Ren McKinzie
Spy Guy #2
Ultraist Studios
Mike Kitchen
P.O.Box 6524
Station “A”
Toronto Ontario M5W1X4

Wild Child #1 Fight or Flight
M Young
Yuri the Awakening
Packrat Comics
Writer: Doug Hufford
Artist: Todd Biestel

Minicomics/ Short Story Category
The All-Creator’s Wife
Tara Helfer

And Then One Day #9
Elephant Eater Comics
Ryan Claytor
P.O.Box 4044
East Lansing MI 48826
As Eavesdropped #3
Suzanne Baumann
P.O.Box 12096
Hamtramck MI 48212

Bears in SPACE
Daniel McCloskey & Nate McDonough
1200 Boyle St.
Pittsburgh PA 15212
“For the Green” from Panel: Green
Ferret Press
Writer: Tony Goins
Artist: Craig Bogart

“Green to Green” from Panel: Green
Ferret Press
Writer: Dara Naraghi
Artist: Matt Kish

“The Only Two” from Panel #18
Ferret Press
Writer: Tony Goins
Artist: Andy Bennett
510 E. Clearview Ave.
Worthington OH 43085
Star #2
Kurt Dinse & Briam John Mitchell
P.O.Box 18062
Raleigh NC 27619
Super Ball Diaries
Andrew Fraser
918 S. NoyerRd.
Fort Wayne IN 46814

Veggie Dog Saturn #6
Buyer Beware Comics
Jason Young
P.O.Box 20083
Dayton OH 45420
Webcomic Category
Old World Comics
Writer: Todd Goodman
Artist: Rofe

The Comicverse
Awakening Comics
Writer: Bianca Alu-Marr
Artist: Steve Peters
Maybe Too Metal
Leslie Anderson& Jared Anderson
Next Year’s Girl
Katie Valeska
Origins Unknown: Breaking the Habit
Vantage House Productions
Writer: Victor Dandridge
Artist: Jacob Newell

Origins Unknown: Point of Authority
Vantage House Productions
Writer: Victor Dandridge
Artist: Jacob Newell
Retail Sunshine #4
Livestock Productions
Phil Machi

Smoke in Your Eyes
The Rumpus
Matt & Jeanie Bryan

Zombie Marge Comix
Zombie Marge Comix Group
Tim Fuller

More about the SPACE Prize

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Lots of SPACE Exhibitor News

Art Explorer Post 407 has produced another issue of Lump of Coal, the annual bad attitude holiday comics anthology.  Lump of Coal #6 can be purchased at finer comic shops in the Columbus area or on line at Back Porch Comics.

Here something i should have gotten to earlier especially since a lot of the contributors to this book will be at SPACE in 2013 including editor Matt Dembicki.  District Comics:An Unconventional History of Washington D.C. is one of the top 10 graphic novel according to the Washington Post.

Self Publisher #60 is available for download and contains reviews of SPACE exhibitor's comics including:

Binary Gray #1 Written by Chris Charlton, art by Rowel Roque and Anthonie Wilson

Bamn #3 Story by Troy-Jefrey Allen, art by Jay Payne.

The Signifiers #1By Michael Neno

 Tales of Awesome #1Written by Derek Watson, art by Robert Gant.

 Araura #1 By Ray Cofman

It also includes a preveiw of Michael R Neno's The Signifiers #1 and Rick Silva's Stone.

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