“Dennis the Menace” visits Xpress (Don’t tell Mr. Wilson!)

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.

Comic by Marcus Hamilton

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.

Comic by John Sheppard

The Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society looking at submissions around the Xpress ping pong/conference table:

Photo by Jake Frankel
Photo by Jake Frankel

The Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society in the Xpress conference room
Photo by Julie Negron

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Jake Frankel is an award-winning journalist who enjoys covering a wide range of topics, from politics and government to business, education and entertainment.

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One thought on ““Dennis the Menace” visits Xpress (Don’t tell Mr. Wilson!)

  1. Ha, this are awesome, I don’t know the results, but the way Sheppard listed the jury duties it was pretty fun and I think that they made the best choice!

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