Le Sketch is a free mini-comic with sketches from top-notch contemporary cartoonists and illustrators.
Each issue features a selection of around 18 sketches arranged in an offset printed accordion-fold measuring 5,5 x 8,5 cm – except for the first issues, which have variable dimensions.
The issues released so far are:
We love talking to you. If you have any questions or need more information, just drop us a line at info [at] le sketch [dot] com.
Paulo Patrício | Editor
Paulo is a freelance graphic designer, illustrator and comic book script writer. Among other things, Paulo has contributed short stories and series to Portuguese and international magazines and newspapers, such as Expresso, Complot, Die Wochenzeitung, Quadrado, and Strapazin. Most recently, he as done a series of Q&As with cartoonists, which you can read here, and runs QuoteOnComics.com.
Matt Madden | Consulting Editor
Matt is a cartoonist and illustrator, who also teaches comics and drawing at the School of Visual Arts. Among other works, Matt published the fantastic 99 Ways To Tell a Story, by Chamberlain Brothers, a collection of his comics adaptation of Raymond Queneau’s Exercises in Style and recently, with his wife, author and cartoonist Jessica Abel, Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: Making Comics: Manga, Graphic Novels, and Beyond by First Second.
Check out Matt’s website.
How can I support the project?
There are many ways to support the project:
- If you are a bookstore, gallery, etc. or you feel you can associate your brand to Le Sketch, you can sponsor an issue for example. Please, contact us for further details.
- If you are a reader and you really enjoyed it, please post about Le Sketch on your website or blog and link here.
- You can place an ad on our website. Please, contact us for further details and prices.
How can you make it for free?
We are partially supported by a printer:
Litogaia AG, Portugal
P: [+351] 22 753 72 25
How do I get published?
At the present moment Le Sketch is by invitation only.
Can I submit work?
Thought Le Sketch is by invitation only, we are always open to new things, just send us an e-mail with a link to your website, blog, etc.