The current issue of Broken Pencil magazine, a quarterly magazine focusing on zine culture, is running profiles of last years Gene Day Award nominees.
We are taking submissions for the 2010 Gene Day award.
Each nominee were given a full page in the magazine for artwork and a bio. (click the images for a larger view)
Jesse Jacobs – winner for Blue Winter, Shapes in the Snow.
Jordyn F. Bochon – finalist for The Day After V-Day.
C. Eric Peters – finalist for Peter the Pan.
Broken Pencil contains quite a bit of comic content. This particular issue has comic strips by Jason Turner, Matthew Daley, Ad Earle, Athena Currier, and Marina Kharkover; an excerpt of The Hipless Boy by Sully (Conundrum Press); reviews of Quarter-Life Crisis by Evan Munday (self published); Scott Pilgrim 5 by Bryan Lee O’Malley (Oni Press), and The Undertaking by Michael J. Hind (Conundrum Press); and a comic/zine review section, giving reviews of self published zines, including Entropy, part 3 by Aaron Costain. Plus Broken Pencil puts on the fantastic Canzine event, which places a real focus on self published comics and zines.