NEW! House of Women by Sophie Goldstein ‘13

NEW RELEASE!  House of Women by Sophie Goldstein ‘13! Another Fantagraphics debut, Sophie’s second graphic novel was one of Publishers Weekly’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2017. Order a copy from Fantagraphics!

Luke Howard’s
“Big Mystery Case”

The Big Mystery Case, by Luke Howard

The latest comic from Luke Howard (’13) was The Big Mystery Case, released at CAKE 2017. In addition to co-teaching the production class at CCS with Jon Chad and all the other stuff he does for CCS, Luke is the creator of Our Mother (Retrofit, 2016) and Talk Dirty to Me (AdHouse Books, 2016). (more…)

Cooper Whittlesey’s “Omens of Normal Living”

Omens of Normal Living by Cooper Whittlesey

Cooper Whittlesey (’16) is a multi-talented creator. In addition to creating comics, he is also a singer in a band and an actor. His most debut comic from Uncivilized Books is out now, Omens of Normal Living. (more…)

Alum Em Sauter’s tools for “Beer is for Everyone”

Beer is for Everyone! by Em Sauter

Beer Is for Everyone! (of Drinking Age) by Em Sauter (’11) is out on October 10, 2017, with One Peace Books! Based on her web comic reviews of beer, Pints and Panels, Beer Is for Everyone is all new content. (more…)

Visiting Artists:
Mo Willems and Liniers

Artwork by Mo Willems and Liniers

Mo Willems’s work in children’s books, TV, animation, theater, and bubble gum card painting has garnered three Caldecott Honors, two Geisel Medals, five Geisel Honors, three Carnegie Medals, six Emmys, and multiple bubble gum cards. He is best known for his Elephant & Piggie books and worst known for his Cartoon Network TV series, Sheep in the Big City. (more…)

CCS East Coast/West Coast Portfolio Day & Information Session

 

Saturday, November 18

Learn about CCS programs:
MFA and CERTIFICATES
with a LOW RESIDENCY 2nd Year Option

Ideal for prospective students.

Bring your sketchbook!

Portfolio Day
and Open House
at the CCS Campus in VT!

Click here to R.S.V.P.!

Information Session
Portfolio Day in
Los Angeles!

Location:

Secret Headquarters, 3817 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Click here to R.S.V.P.!

 

Alum Kickstarter:
The Letters of the Devil

Letters of the Devil cover by Ben Wright-Heuman

As part of his thesis, Ben Wright-Heuman (’16) started his graphic novel The Letters of the Devil. He has since completed the project as a web comic and is now funding the print version through Kickstarter until October 28, 2017. The comic is black and white and red. Though the comic itself is about 140 pages, the book will also include a “making of” section.

The Letters of the Devil is a mystery comic about a cop investigating anonymous letters delivered to various people in the city, accusing people of dark crimes. Detective Cedric Dustin hunts down the sender of the letters, finding a larger mystery than he expected. (more…)

Alum Tillie Walden’s SPINNING tools and techniques

Self portrait by Tillie Walden with her pen

 

Tillie Walden’s (’16) latest graphic novel, Spinning, recently came out from First Second. In some of her other comics, she included a list of the tools she drew the comic with in the back. But she said it didn’t feel right for Spinning. So I asked her what she used. (more…)

Irene Anthology Exhibit at The Center for Cartoon Studies

 

Irene Anthology Exhibit 
at The Center for Cartoon Studies
Colodny Building, White River Junction, Vermont

Spanning six issues, three years, and all seven continents, the Irene Anthology defies all limitations. Editors and founders of Irene Andy Warner ‘12, D.W. ‘12, and Dakota McFadzean ‘12 brought together over 50 contributors to create one of the most ambitiously eclectic anthologies in CCS history. Original pages from Irene will be on display in the CCS Gallery from October 7 to December 1.

 

 

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