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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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The Center for Cartoon Studies, a small MFA degree-granting college in White River Junction, VT, is seeking an operations manager to oversee administrative tasks and day-to-day operations. Duties will include bookkeeping and accounting, human resources, facilities, board relations, development, marketing and communications, and more. The ideal candidate will have prior administrative and bookkeeping experience and works independently and [...]
[ July 7, 2014 to July 11, 2014. ]
Create Comics is fantastic! I highly recommend it for anyone aspiring to become a cartoonist. -Michael, age 16, Burlington, Vermont
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, [...]
Josh Neufeld is a cartoonist who works primarily in the field of nonfiction comics, specifically as a comics journalist. Josh is the writer/artist of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge, and the Xeric Award-winning graphic travelogue A Few Perfect Hours (and Other Stories from Southeast Asia & Central Europe). He [...]
The 10 graphic novels and 10 Web comics up for Slate’s second annual comics prize. Click here to see the nominees for best graphic novel and web comic of the year! The list includes ambitious work by lifetime masters of the medium and first comics by talented young artists.
[ February 27, 2014; ]
Thursday, February 27
3pm Public Lecture
at The Center for Cartoon Studies
46 South Main Street
in the Post Office building
White River Junction
The event is free
and open to the public.
Montpelier, Vermont—Brookfield, Vermont resident Edward Koren will become Vermont’s second cartoonist laureate on Thursday, February 27, 2014, when he will be recognized on the State House floor. Vermont is the [...]
Read Endless Run: Romance in a hail of bullets on Slate.com
Click here to see all 12 Panel Pitch stories published.
[ March 15, 2014; ]
An event for Prospective Students
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Bring your sketchbook!
Admissions Portfolio Reviews
Learn more about the program
Meet faculty and students
Tour the campus
Who should attend?
Prospective students, applicants, college students, high school seniors and graduates
Space is limited!
Click here to register online now!
The Center for Cartoon Studies
White River Junction, Vermont
Wired’s best comics of 2013 covers the span of superhero stories to intensely personal autobiography, including work by Dean Trippe (Something Terrible), Michael DeForge (Ant Comic), Gene Luen Yang (Boxers and Saints), and Simon Hanselmann (Life Zone/Girl Mountain) to name a few. Click here to see the complete list!
Click here to buy a copy of TEOTFW today!
Forman’s TEOTFW by publisher [...]
A unique collaboration between Sydney Lea (Poet Laureate of Vermont) and James Kochalka (Cartoonist Laureate of Vermont), by The Vermont Arts Council and The Center for Cartoon Studies.
Click here to read Vermont Double Laureate Team-Up online!
Meek is a 12 Panel Pitch science-fiction blockbuster written by an honest-to-god scriptwriter Todd Alcott (Antz, etc.) and drawn by cartoonist R. Sikoryak (Masterpiece Comics, New Yorker covers, etc).
The A.V. Club‘s picks 10 top art comics and graphic novels of the year, includes 2 CCS alum books: Cole Closser’s Little Tommy Lost and Chuck Forsman’s Celebrated Summer:
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The A.V. Club, picks include: Emily Carroll, Out Of Skin (Self-published), Gabriel Hardman, Kinski (Monkeybrain), Gilbert Hernandez, Julio’s Day (Fantagraphics), Cole Closser, Little Tommy Lost: Book One (Koyama), Peter Wartman, Over The Wall (Uncivilized), Paul [...]
This week’s 12 Panel Pitch is the “all Josh” edition featuring documentary filmmaker Josh Melrod and Toronto cartoonist Josh Rosen and features one of the less celebrated Thanksgiving traditions: getting really drunk and fighting with your family.
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Submit a Pitch! The final installment of 12 Panel Pitch will be a script written by a Slate reader. The great Jim Rugg will draw [...]
Click here to read our annual appeal comic online! Please consider a gift to The Center for Cartoon Studies annual campaign by making a donation online today.
In a war between the two, which side should mankind side with? This week’s 12-panel pitch cartoon feature, Vampires vs. Zombies, is drawn by Connor Willumsen, one of the great young cartoonists working today, and written by 12 Panel Pitch’s very own Sasha Steinberg.
An author, artist, educator, and entrepreneur, Suzy Becker began her career as an award-winning advertising copywriter, and then founded the Widget Factory, a greeting card company. She entered the world of books with what would become the internationally bestselling All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat, now in the Double-Platinum Collector’s Edition [...]