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CCS Graphic Novel Series make Booklist Top 10!
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
T. Edward Bak was born in Denver, Colorado in 1970. He wrote and drew the comic strip Service Industry for three years in the Athens newspaper Flagpole. Bak’s comics have been published by Bodega Distribution and Sparkplug Comic Books, and he has contributed to anthologies such as Project: Romantic (AdHouse Books), Studygroup 12, Drawn & Quarterly Showcase and [...]
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!
Joe Quinones is the artist behind Paul Dini’s upcoming Black Canary & Zatanna graphic novel, Wednesday Comics. He is perhaps best known for his work on the Eisner award-winning, Wednesday Comics, in which he contributed a Green Lantern tale along with writer Kurt Busiek. Joe is also known for his work on Spider-man, Star Wars, [...]
[ November 5, 2013; ]
Leo Geo and the Cosmic Crisis by Jon Chad
Intrepid explorer Leo Geo is working in his lab at the Fizzmont institute when he learns that a comet is on a collision course with his brother Matt Data’s space station. Without a moment to lose, he grabs his trusty computer, leaps into a rocket, and launches into [...]
[ November 1, 2013; 9:00 pm; November 9, 2013; ]
Ariel Bordeaux is a graduate of The Center for Cartoon Studies. She is the author of No Love Lost, a graphic novella published by Drawn & Quarterly, and Raisin Pie, co-authored with her husband, Rick Altergott, published by Fantagraphics. All five issues of her self-published mini comic series, Deep Girl, were recently republished by PaperRocket [...]
The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) is now officially approved by the U.S. Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to enroll international students in our Master of Fine Arts program. CCS has conducted workshops and participated in events in Portugal, Italy, Canada, and Bahrain to name a few, and has hosted cartoonists-in-training from Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Australia, [...]
The paintings and drawings of Marshall Arisman have been widely exhibited, both internationally and nationally. His work may be seen in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, at the National Museum of American Art and the Smithsonian Institution, as well as in many private and corporate collections. Arisman’s original graphic essay, “Heaven Departed,” in [...]
Each year the Cartoonist Studio Prize will be awarded to work that exemplifies excellence in cartooning. The creators of two exceptional comics will be awarded $1000 each. Winners will be selected by Slate Book Review editor Dan Kois, the faculty and students of The Center for Cartoon Studies, and a distinguished guest judge. This year’s guest judge will [...]
Rick Veitch is known as a distinctive fantasy artist and writer for Marvel’s Epic Comics line, for which he created three graphic novels, Abraxas and the Earthman, Heartburst, and The One. Veitch worked on DC’s Swamp Thing with his friends Totleben and Bissette. He also created the graphic novels Bratpack and The Maximortal, and created [...]
We challenged writers and artists: Pitch an idea for a feature film in one 12-panel cartoon. The results are popcorn-worthy. Read about the 12 Panel Pitch on Slate.com.
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