The Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society recently gathered around the Mountain Xpress ping pong/conference table to jury its book illustration contest. They were joined by the mischievous characters from “Dennis the Menace,” according to this illustration from cartoonist Marcus Hamilton, who works on the internationally syndicated comic strip.
Below, the southeast chapter’s vice chairman, James Lyle, documented the saga of organizing the Asheville event.
And here, cartoonist John Sheppard sheds light on what it was like serving as a juror.
The Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society looking at submissions around the Xpress ping pong/conference table: