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“Comic book artists draw on veterans’ experiences in a new anthology”
-James Sullivan, The Boston Globe
When I Returned is a Cartoonist and Veteran Project made in collaboration with The Center for Cartoon Studies and The VA Medical Center in White River Junction, Vermont. Click here to read When I Returned online now.
The 2016-2017 CCS Fellow is Argentine cartoonist Liniers.
Ricardo Liniers Siri is best known as the creator of the popular Latin American comic strip Macanudo. American audiences have been introduced to Liniers through his New Yorker covers and children’s books that include The Big Wet Balloon and Written and Drawn by Henrietta. Liniers remarks, “It´s an amazing adventure to get to go to Vermont, meet all kinds of cartoonists and draw till I drop. Well…my kind of adventure!”
Sophie Yanow joins CCS’s faculty.
Sophie Yanow was the 2014-15 CCS Fellow. “I’m happy to continue to be a part of the CCS community, and excited to be given a role where I will do my best to encourage and facilitate knowledge sharing and artistic growth among the ever amazing CCS students,” says Yanow.
CCS’s first Applied Cartooning Fellow is Reverend Kurt Shaffert.
Rev. Shaffert has served as a chaplain with the VA Connecticut Healthcare System since 2008 and as a lecturer in pastoral care at the Yale Divinity School since 2007. He presented at the recent Graphic Medicine Conference on Process Cartooning (Graphic Narrative Medicine) as a Clinical Intervention.
Master of Fine Arts, One- and Two-Year Certificates, Applied Cartooning track option. Click here for more information and to apply online!
Here’s a new comic about the journey of moving to Vermont to make and teach comics, by The Center for Cartoon Studies faculty and 2008-09 fellow Alec Longstreth. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION debuted at The Society of Illustrators Ten Years of Fellowship at The Center for Cartoon Studies exhibit opening and was a feature comic at MoCCA Fest 2016. Read The Center for Cartoon Studies presents LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION comic online, here!
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“…an extremely accomplished debut graphic novel.” -QUIETUS
Here is a link to a great review by QUIETUS for How To Survive In The North!
Recent graduate Luke Healy’s ’14 How To Survive In The North started as a thesis project while he was attending The Center for Cartoon Studies. Based on two related Artic expeditions, both of which were well documented at the time, it adds a contemporary fictional third strand. The expeditions by Vilhjalmur Stefansson were an attempt to prove his theory of ‘the friendly Arctic’, his notion that as long as you knew how to get food and fuel from under the ice, it would be unproblematic to explore the area.
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“Talk Dirty to Me is a story that even with the minimal colors and surreal art feels painfully real.” –Graphic Policy
“…funny sensitive insightful tale of woman’s struggles with sexuality & self-acceptance.” -Rob Kirby