Patreon Spotlight: T Edward Bak

Sample page of Wild Man by T Edward Bak

T Edward Bak is working on a graphic novel about the naturalist Georg Wilhem Steller, Wild Man. Bak’s research is based on translations of Steller’s own accounts. Bak is focusing his story and research on Steller’s experience with the imperial Second Kamchatka Expedition in the 18th century, from Russia to North America. (more…)

Congratulations to RuPaul’s Drag Race Winner Sasha Velour ’13!

The Center for Cartoon Studies alum Sasha Velour ’13 is America’s Next Drag Superstar! Velour designs her own merchandise and products and is the creative force behind Velour: The Drag Magazine. Her illustration and comics have been published in QU33R, Posture, Cicada, InkBRICK, Suspect Device, and Comics Workbook Magazine. 

NPR’s Danny Nett talks with Sasha about drag history and advancing an art form. Click here to read: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Winner Sasha Velour Cut From A Different Fabric

Graphic Medicine 2018

Alum Spotlight: Stephanie Zuppo

Stephanie Zuppo (’15) is a hardworking cartoonist who has wholeheartedly accepted her role as a Vermont cartoonist. She has an obvious passion for comics that you can see in all of her various and sundry projects.


Summer Workshop:
Cartooning Studio

June 26-30

Workshop independent comic projects with instructors Jon Chad and Luke Howard!

Cartoon Studio Workshop is back by popular demand! Workshop students get 24-hour access to the production lab and studio. Students also have access to The Schulz Library, with full borrowing privileges. Cartoon Studio students workshop independent projects through a number of lectures, activities, and critiques. During this workshop students are given the know-how, materials and equipment to publish their own comics. Register online!

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CREATE COMICS Summer Workshop packs in the essentials for producing your own comics

June 19-23
 or July 24-28

Learn about story structure, page composition, pacing, materials and techniques, character design, environmental drawing, and production! Collaborate on a comic anthology that you will self-publish during the workshop. Create Comics is for both beginner and advanced students age 16 and over!

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Ladybroad Ledger, Issue #2

The Ladybroad Ledger, Issue #1

This week was the launch of the GoFundMe to print Issue #2 of The Ladybroad Ledger—an anthology newspaper of femme alt cartoonists from Vermont run by Stephanie Zuppo (’15). Issue #1 was released earlier this year and issue #2 is coming out this summer. It is a twice-yearly publication that we all hope to look forward to for a long time.


2017 Summer Workshop Line Up!


    June 5-8
    June 19-23
 or July 24-28
    June 26-30
    June 26-30
 A Workshop for Educators
    June 30-July 1
    July 31-August 4
 or August 7-11
    Optional Online Extension
    The Young Adult Genre
    July 31-August 4
    August 7-11

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The Center for Cartoon Studies in the Eisners, 2017!

On a Sunbeam, Exists, Blammo 9, and Ape and Armadillo covers

The 2017 Eisner nominees have been announced, and we have some excellent folks from The Center for Cartoon Studies in there.

On a Sunbeam, by Tillie Walden (’16) is up for Best Digital Comic.

Exits, by Daryl Seitchik (’18) through Koyama, is up for Best Graphic Album, New.

Ape and Armadillo Take Over the World, by James Sturm (CCS cofounder) through Toon Books, is up for Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8).

Blammo #9, by Noah Van Sciver (’15-’16 fellow) through Kilgore Books, is up for Best Single Issue / One Shot.