Viz Media Announces Portfolio Review Dates For New Creator-Owned Imprint

Last month Viz Media announced the creator-owned imprint Viz Originals, for English-language graphic novels. Now they’ve announced portfolio review dates for writers and artists across the country for the imprint. The portfolio reviews will be led by Executive Editor Fawn Lau and will occur during the following 2019 shows:

  • Toronto Comics and Arts Festival – May 11-12
  • Anime Central – May 17-19
  • Anime Expo – July 4-7
  • Comic-Con – July 17-21
  • New York Comic Con – October 3-6
  • Anime NYC – November 15-17

For those interested, you’ll have to fill out a form at

To give VIZ Originals the best idea of your talents and the scope of your work, please provide a portfolio that demonstrates:

Samples of sequential works that best highlight your art style and storytelling
Best works that showcase composition, character expressions, and scene details
Include finished pieces, not only sketch or concept work
Include original character art pieces – some fan work is acceptable

Samples of sequential works that highlight writing and story development
Samples and lists of creative writing work – prose and fan work is acceptable

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