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“Best of the New: Idea” The Boston Globe
CCS Graphic Novel Series make Booklist Top 10!
“Creative Economy exemplified” – The Rutland Herald
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Brendan Burford is the editor of King Features Syndicate, home to Popeye and Flash Gordon and Hagar the Horrible and Mutts, and many other wonderful comic strips. Brendan has had his own comics published in various magazines and anthologies, and he has independently published the work of many other cartoonists in his non-fiction comics anthology, Syncopated. After [...]
Peter Kuper’s illustrations and comics appear regularly in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, and MAD, where he illustrates SPY vs. SPY every month. He has written and illustrated many books including Comics Trips, a journal of an eight-month trip through Africa and Southeast Asia. Other works include Stripped – An Unauthorized Autobiography, Mind’s Eye, The [...]
Above the Dreamless Dead, edited by Chris Duffy, features a stunning double-page ‘adaptation’ of a Rudyard Kipling poem by CCS faculty Steve Bissette. Above the Dreamless Dead is a moving and illuminating tribute to those who fought and died in World War I. Twenty poems are interpreted in comics form by twenty of today’s leading cartoonists, including [...]
Pick up a copy of CCS faculty S. S. Taylor (Illustrated by alum Katherine Roy!) The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair — the thrilling sequel to The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man’s Canyon and the next installment in The Expeditioners series! Upcoming events:
10/13 Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park, CA. 6:30 pm
10/14 Book Passage in Corte Madera, CA. 7 pm
10/18 Bear Pond [...]
Tara McGowan has been fascinated by all forms of picture-storytelling, East and West, since childhood. As a visual artist, who has lived and studied in Japan for many years, she brings to her performances and residencies an intimate knowledge of the language and culture. Her programs bring Japan to life through story, song, and image, [...]
Congratulations! Outstanding Mini-Comic: House of Women, by CCS alum Sophie Goldstein.
Outstanding Anthology or Collection: QU33R, edited by Robert Kirby also features several CCS folks!
Click here to see a complete list of 2014 Ignatz nominees and award winners.
The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Fall Visiting Artist lineup is here! Cartoonists and artists due to visit the school this semester include Warren Bernard, Harry Bliss, Farel Dalrymple, Tom Gammill, Kevin Huizenga, Peter Kuper, Mell Lazarus, Tara McGowan, Ilan Manouach, John Porcellino, Karl Stevens, and Dana Walrath.
Kicking off the fall Visiting Artist session:
Farel Dalrymple is an [...]
[ October 4, 2014; 10:00 am; November 1, 2014; 10:00 am; December 6, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
Kids + Comics = YOWZA!
Are you at least nine years old? Do you like drawing comics? Do you have a few Saturdays free this spring? If your answers are yes, yes, and yes then come join The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Saturday Morning Cartooning Club! We’ll design characters, create stories, and learn a ton about [...]
The winning project for the The Center for Cartoon Studies Book Proposal Contest goes to alum Josh Rosen! The contest was open to alum of The Center for Cartoon Studies. Josh’s graphic novel proposal, The Secret Adventures of Felix Pinn, will be represented to trade book publishers by Judith Hansen, a literary agent who represents such [...]
The Center for Cartoon Studies Alum (Sophie Goldstein, Luke Howard, Dane Martin) and incoming Fellow Sophie Yanow are nominees for this year’s Ignatz Awards! Alums Annie Murphy, Jose-Luis Olivares, Sasha Steinberg & recent Fellow Nicole Georges contributed to the nominated QU33R anthology!
Click here to see the complete list of 2014 Small Press Expo Ignatz Nominees.
Small Press Expo will [...]
“Paul Karasik has a kind of intelligence combined with earnestness that comes from someplace deep not a recipe book. He is very, very, very intelligent.”
- Art Spiegelman
Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, “MAUS: A Survivor’s Tale”
Do you have the beginnings of a graphic novel but need some help getting it off the ground? Is your cartooning stuck [...]
[ July 7, 2014 to July 11, 2014. ]
July 7-11, 2014
Create Comics Summer Workshop is a ‘boot camp’ for cartoonists. The 5-day workshop packs in the essentials for producing your own comics. For ages 16+
Through lectures, exercises, and group projects, students learn about story structure, page composition, pacing, materials and techniques, character design, environmental drawing, and production. Students collaborate on a comic anthology [...]
The Center for Cartoon Studies is proud to name Kazu Kibuishi as the 2014 Commencement Speaker! Kibuishi is a graphic novelist best known being the creator and editor of the comic anthology Flight and the ongoing bestselling Amulet series with Scholastic. He is also the illustrator of the Harry Potter book covers.
Click here to see photos from the Commencement Ceremony!
[ June 26, 2014 to June 28, 2014. ]
The Center for Cartoon Studies co-founder James Sturm will be speaking at the upcoming Comics & Medicine Conference: From Private Lives to Public Health. Sturm will present on Applied Cartooning: The Cartoonist Veteran Sessions and deliver a workshop on strategies and exercises for using comics in a therapeutic setting. For a complete conference schedule, click here.
The conference takes [...]
The latest from Julie Delporte (CCS Fellow 2011-12):
Everywhere Antennas is a poetic novel about self-doubt and technological fatigue, done in Delporte’s ethereal style that pairs a few spare words with flowing pencil crayon illustrations.