Stories tagged Cartoon Studies

Next Up: George O’Connor


George O’Connor is the author of several picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Kapow!, Kersplash, and Sally and the Some-thing. His debut graphic novel, Journey into Mohawk Country, was published by First Second, as was Adam Rapp’s Ball Peen Hammer, which O’Connor illustrated. Aphrodite is his most recent installment in his New York Times Best-Selling series, The Olympians.

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This Year’s Commencement Speaker: Kazu Kibuishi


The Center for Cartoon Studies is proud to name Kazu Kibuishi as our 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 for Scholastic. He is also the illustrator of the Harry Potter book covers.



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HOW TO GUIDEBOOK by The Center for Cartoon Studies

Click here to read or download How To Draw Comics, A Guidebook to The Center for Cartoon Studies.

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The Conscience of a Cartoonist: Jeff Danziger in Conversation with Tom Tomorrow


White River Junction, Vermont — The Center for Cartoon Studies and Norwich Public Library present Passion, Politics and Panels!: Jeff Danziger in Conversation with Tom Tomorrow. This lively discussion of cartooning and politics is in conjunction with the release of Danziger’s new book from Fantagraphics Books, The Conscience of a Cartoonist, a searing account of America in the aftermath of 9/11.

The event takes place on Thursday, April 17, 7:30pm, at the Norwich Congregational Church, 15 Church Street, Norwich, Vermont, and is free and open to the public.

Danziger is a political cartoonist syndicated by The New York Times worldwide. He was finalist for 1993 The Pulitzer Prize, awarded the 2006 Herblock Prize, the 2008 Thomas Nast Prize, and is a decorated Vietnam veteran. He has produced ten books of cartoons, a children’s book, The Champlain Monster, and a novel about the Vietnam war. Danziger was born in New York City.  His 40-year cartooning career has included working with the New York Daily News, The Rutland Herald, and Christian Science Monitor.

Tom Tomorrow (a.k.a. Dan Perkins) is the creator of the weekly political cartoon, This Modern World, which appears in approximately 80 newspapers across the U.S., and on websites such as Daily Kos, Truthout and Credo. He received the first place Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in 1998 and in 2003.

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Visiting Artist: Marion Fayolle


Graduating from the Strasbourg School of Decorative Arts, Marion Fayolle co-founded the narrative image magazine Nyctalope. She is the author of the books Man Pieces, published by Michel Lagarde, Table published in June 2012 by Julien Magnani, Tablecloth as Snow, a primer published by Notari, and In Pieces, published in September by Nobrow.  She has also done work for XXI, the New York Times, Paris Mômes, and Psychologies Magazine.

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The Center for Cartoon Studies Introduces New Master of Fine Arts Track


White River Junction, Vermont — Since opening its doors in 2005, the Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) has been committed to exploring the artistic and literary potential of cartooning. Beginning in Fall 2014, CCS will offer a new MFA track in “Applied Cartooning,” exploring how comics can impact such diverse fields as health, business, public policy, and education.

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Cartoon Club Summer Session Registration Now Open

July 14, 2014toJuly 18, 2014
July 21, 2014toJuly 25, 2014


Attention Upper Valley Parents!

Cartooning Club: Summer Edition

All the fun of our Saturday Cartoon Club, plus summer, multiplied by five! If you’re at least 9 years old and want to spend a week drawing comics, register now for our Summer Cartoon Club. 

July 14-18 & July 21-25

Click here for more information and to register!

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CCS Industry Day

Industry Day is an annual event that introduces CCS students to top industry professionals including publishers, editors, designers and critics.  Students attend a panel discussion followed by one-on-one reviews with the pros. This year’s line up includes: Andrew Arnold is a book designer for the children’s book company Roaring Brook Press. Holly Bemiss is an agent at the Susan Rabiner Literary Agency. Peggy Burns is the Associate Publisher of the world renowned, Montreal-based graphic novel and comics arts company Drawn & QuarterlyDan Kois is the senior editor at the Slate Book Review. Tucker Stone is a comic critic and blogger, most notably for The Comics Journal and the US Sales and Marketing Director for Nobrow.

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Jeff Danziger in Conversation with Tom Tomorrow

April 17, 2014
7:30 pm


The Center for Cartoon Studies
and Norwich Public Library present


in Conversation

Come celebrate the release of Danziger’s new book,
THE CONSCIENCE OF A CARTOONIST, a searing account of America in the aftermath of 9/11.

Thursday, April 17, 7:30pm

Norwich Congregational Church
15 Church Street
Norwich, Vermont

Free and open to the public.


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CCS Will Eisner Spring Lecture: Alison Bechdel

April 10, 2014
4:30 pmto5:30 pm


Alison Bechdel is the creator of the long-running self-syndicated comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For.  She came to critical success with her graphic memoirs Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic and Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama. Bechdel edited Best American Comics 2011, and has drawn comics for SlateMcSweeney’sEntertainment WeeklyThe New York Times Book Review, and Granta. She is also a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Thursday, April 10, 4:30pm

Dartmouth College
The Life Sciences Building
Room 100

Presented by The Center for Cartoon Studies, The Leslie Center for Humanities at Dartmouth College, and Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth. Sponsored by the Will and Ann Eisner Foundation.



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