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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Jeff Smith and Vijaya Iyer Reach 37,000 in Giving to Emerging Cartoonists

The fifth winner of the Emerging Cartoonist award funded by Jeff Smith and Vijaya Iyer will be named Sept. 28 at the 2019 Cartoon Crossroads Columbus Expo at the Columbus Metropolitan Library

When Jeff  and Vijaya step to the microphone during the 2019 Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) Expo at the Columbus Metropolitan Main Library, the long time Columbus residents will have awarded $37,000 to emerging cartooning talent. The 2019 award will be $7,500.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Bestselling Comics Creators and Pulitzer Prize Winners for CXC 2019

Thousands of Columbus residents, artists, writers and fans of all ages will mix with dozens of international and national artists, diverse underground voices, Pulitzer Prize awardees and comic legends behind major film projects like HellBoy during Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) 2019.

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News About CXC

2017 Media

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Fall Arts Guide: 25 Can't Miss Events

Columbus Alive

Mark your calendars and save the date. The arts scene in Columbus continued to create on its summer vacation. Regardless, the onset of fall brings with it …

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Visual Arts: Diversity across subjects, mediums will be on display in upcoming exhibits

The Columbus Dispatch

The key to visual-arts exhibits in the coming season is variety. On view will be images as diverse as portraits by filmmaker and model Cindy Sherman and …

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Upcoming appearances by authors can brighten darkening days

The Columbus Dispatch

Goodbye, summer beach reading. Hello, cozy autumn page-turners. As summer turns to fall, out come the sweaters and comforters, and also the mysteries, romances …

2016 Media

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus gives voice to different breed of artist

The Columbus Dispatch

These aren’t your grandpa’s cartoons, but a new generation of cutting-edge cartoons drawn and computer-generated by a different breed of artists who set out to do …

Friday, October 14, 2016

‘Bone’ cartoonist aims to help create the South by Southwest of comics

The Washington Post

If it’s good enough for movies or music, then why not for comics? The idea of a film festival taking over a town for a few days doesn’t sound so novel in North America …

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus to welcome Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau

The Columbus Dispatch

Ever since Donald Trump first flirted with a presidential run in 1987, Garry Trudeau has been blasting the billionaire in his syndicated comic strip, Doonesbury. The …

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Editorial: Comics fest is serious business

The Columbus Dispatch

The chances of Columbus residents being sketched, caricatured, and graphic-novelized have never been greater, as cartoonists from around the nation converge …