In conjunction with the Year of the Comic, Penn Libraries sponsored a comic book contest inspired by this year's Penn Reading Project selection, "Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body," by Neil Shubin.
Submissions: Due by 5 pm on March 16th, 2009 (the day c lasses resume after spring break). Submissions must include a completed application form, as well as your comic book/graphic novel in hardcopy and on a CD (with your document in its origin al format and also as a PDF document). Please bring submissions to the Vitale Digital Media Lab in the Weigle Informat ion Commons, 1st floor west, Van Pelt Library.
Judges: Faculty members Louise Krasniewicz (Penn Museum) and Matthew Ne ff (School of Design), and collector Steve Rothman.
- Creative, sophisticated design choices
- Relevance to the themes of evolution and/or change
Resources in the Weigle Information Commons
- Comic Life software is available on all PCs and Macs.
- Sign up for a Comic Life workshop.
- View our comic book showcase created by Penn students in Spring 2008.