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Graphic Short Story Prize 2010



Another innovation for this year’s Comica Festival is an exhibition of the artwork by the winner, runner-up and commended finalists in the Observer/ Jonathan Cape/ Comica Graphic Short Story Prize. This year’s entries came to an impressive total of 279. For the first time, visitors to Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2, only a minute from Leicester Square tube station, will be able to see the framed artworks by the very best entrants, on the walls of the Orbital Comics Gallery for free and open daily throughout November. The seven finalists whose stories go on show from 1 November are:

Graphic Short Story Prize Winner:
Stephen Collins: In Room 208

Runner-up:
Anna Mill & Luke Jones: Square Eyes

Commended:
Anthony Blades: Picus Viridis
Scott Dessert: Catsitter
Fumio Obata: Going Back
Andrew ‘Stilly’ Stilborn: The Dust Enclosed
Jason Synnott: Ordinary Job

Any other entrants who post their graphic short stories on the internet are invited to send in the link to this website and we will compile a listing here, so that many more of the entries can also be enjoyed online.

Where: Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2
When: November 1 to November 30, 2010

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