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Dan Carino at Comic-Con 2012

CM contributor Dan Carino will be present at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego. He is a panel member in a session titled Serious Pictures: Comics and Journalism in a New Era, held on Sunday July 15, 3.00-4.00 pm.

Eisner Awards

Also at Comic-Con, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards will be presented on Friday July 13. Josh Neufeld's Bahrain: Lines in Ink, Lines in the Sand is nominated in the category Best Digital Comic.

Joel Pett on Cartooning in China

PRI's the World has interviewed US cartoonist Joel Pett, who recently traveled to China to meet cartoonists there. According to Pett, there are two types of cartoonists in China: 'older men employed by established state-run media outlets who adhere to the party line and younger Web-savvy cartoonists whose work appears in the commercial media and on blogs, Facebook and Twitter.' Listen to the interview here.


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