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I know this is late... (Manga GN creators!)
Cindermain at 6:25AM, Oct. 24, 2006
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But I got an email on an this in my hotmail acct I finally checked today, and I thought someone might be interested.


> Attention Manga/Graphic Novel Artists and Writers!
>
> Do you have a special affection for and knowledge about science? Can you
> make that come alive in a graphic novel or series of Mangas featuring
> girls who solve mysteries, go on big adventures, or otherwise make their
> way in the world using their knowledge of real science to help them?
>
> As part of a National Science Foundation grant, The Feminist Press is
> exploring new ways to interest girls and young women in science. We want
> to take advantage of the explosion of interest in graphic novels to
> publish a new Manga series for girls (along the lines of Ai Yazawa,
> Junko Mitsuno (a little less dark, perhaps), Yukito Kishiro, Kaori
> Yuki, etc.) that uses real science in exciting ways as part of the plot.
> We would like the interpersonal/relationship appeal of shojo, but some
> of the action and adventure of shonen. Outer space, underground, and
> fantastic narratives are acceptable as long as they are grounded in
> scientific fact. The stories need to be exciting and accessible to
> non-scientific readers. They need to show, not tell, how science works,
> and they need to be inspiring for the next generation of girls who will
> become the scientists of the future. Bring on your riveting adventure
> stories, real and imagined! Detectives, partners in crime-solving,
> forensics, chemists, computer programmers, engineers, etc. might be
> involved.
>
> All proposals will be reviewed. Several proposals will be offered
> standard contracts.
>
> Publisher: The Feminist Press at The City University of New York as part
> of a National Foundation grant. (see feministpress.org)
>
> Deadline: October 31, 2006
>
> Format: For writers, proposals should be double spaced word docs or pdfs
> describing the project, the plot, characters, and length. For artists,
> up to four sample boards relating to this project for look and feel, and
> a portfolio (can be online). For writer/artists, combine both in your
> proposal. Images embedded in the file should be included as small jpgs.
> Please do not send emails with over 1 MB attachments.
>
> How to submit: Electronic submission to mary@maryflanagan.com with the
> subject line “MANGA.” Please include in the body of the email your
> address, phone number, email address, and a short bio. Please also
> attach information on prior published work on a resume, and for artists,
> a link to your portfolio.
>
>
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Knuckles at 6:55AM, Oct. 24, 2006
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Hey! Very nice. is this an actual artist's job?

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pshumate at 6:55AM, Oct. 24, 2006
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Cindermain, you have made me the happiest guy in the world. I make science comics, and have quite a few scripted.

Now, to just find an artist. Let me look around.
girl/robot - I'm a mean, mean man.
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ccs1989 at 12:31PM, Oct. 24, 2006
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Comics? Science? What?!

But I'm for more girls into comics. Not so much into science myself though.
http://ccs1989.deviantart.com

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
-Henry David Thoreau, Walden
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