CAKE Chicago: Special Guest Alum Lucy Knisley
|June 16, 2012||to||June 17, 2012|
Chicago Alternative Comics Expo [CAKE]
June 16 & 17
CAKE Special Guest, CCS alum Lucy Knisley! Visit Lucy’s site to read her webcomic, Stop Paying Attention, and to buy comics: LucyKnisley.com
Also, debuting at CAKE: Island Brat 2, by CCS Alum Colleen Frakes. Island Brat is about living on McNeil Island, home to America’s last island prison, accessible only by air or sea. Visit Colleen’s site: tragicrelief.com
CCS students and alum exhibiting, include: Sophie Goldstein, Sasha Steinberg, Sean Ford, Chuck Forsman, Colleen Frakes, Penina Gal, Beth Hetland, Lucy Knisley, Josh Kramer, Melissa Mendes, Annie Murphy, Betsey Swardlick.
CCS fellows Blaise Larmee and Gabby Schulz will also be exhibiting!
Tags: Annie Murphy, Beth Hetland, Betsey Swardlick, Blaise Larmee, CAKE, Cartoon Studies, Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, Chuck Forsman, Colleen Frakes, Gabby Schulz, Island Brats, Josh Kramer, Lucy Knisley, Melissa Mendes, Penina Gal, Sasha Steinberg, Sean Ford, Sophie Goldstein
Three Cartoon Studies Alumni Nominated for the Ignatz Awards
Three alumni of The Center for Cartoon Studies have been nominated for the Ignatz Awards, an annual award of excellence in the field of comics given out at the Small Press Expo in Maryland. Come see the comics of Laura Terry (CCS ’10), Joe Lambert (CCS ’08) and Annie Murphy (CCS ‘ 08) on the Schulz Library Blog and vote for them this September!
Tags: Annie Murphy, Ignatz, Joe Lambert, Laura Terry, Schulz Blog, SPX
Gay Genius Anthology Debuts
Gay Genius, a 144-page full color anthology celebrating the history and mystery of the queer experience, was just released from Sparkplug Comics. This project was spearheaded by editor and co-publisher Annie Murphy (CCS ’08). Annie also contributed to the anthology, as did fellow classmate Kubb E. Bear (CCS ’09). Order your copy today!
Tags: Alumni, Annie Murphy, Gay Genius, Kubb E. Bear
CCS alum Annie Murphy’s I Still Live: Biography of a Spiritualist wins Xeric Self-Publishing Award
I Still Live is biography of a nineteenth-century Vermont spiritualist, Achsa Sprague.The novella is Murphy’s tribute to Achsa Sprague, and includes the backstory on how she discovered, and assembled the story. Congratulations Annie!
Visit Annie’s site to learn more…
Tags: Achsa Sprague, Alum, Alumni, Annie Murphy, Vermont