Stories tagged Chuck Forsman

Alum Charles Forsman’s TEOTFW Featured on Wired’s Best Comics of 2013



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!

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Two CCS Alum Make The A.V. Club 10 Best Graphic Novel of 2013


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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Chuck & Joe: The Comics Journal’s Best of 2012

Out of the 19 Best Comics chosen by The Comics Journal for 2012, two CCS alumni have claimed a spot on the list! Congratulations to Joe Lambert (Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller) and Chuck Forsman (The End of the F***ing World) for their remarkable achievements.

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Alum Chuck Forsman Reports on The Comics Journal New Talent Showcase

Alum Chuck Forsman reports on Oily Comics and some of its artists including The Center for Cartoon Studies Belgium Fellow Max de Radigués (image above) and alum Aaron Cockle, Andy Burkholder, and Jessica Campbell. Read The Comics Journal ”New Talent Showcase 9″ story online!

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CAKE Chicago: Special Guest Alum Lucy Knisley

June 16, 2012toJune 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:

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:

CCS students and alum exhibiting, include: Sophie GoldsteinSasha SteinbergSean FordChuck ForsmanColleen FrakesPenina GalBeth HetlandLucy KnisleyJosh KramerMelissa MendesAnnie MurphyBetsey Swardlick.

CCS fellows Blaise Larmee and Gabby Schulz will also be exhibiting!

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CCS Students, Alumni and Fellows take 11 spots in Rob Clough’s “Top 30 Minicomics of 2011″ in The Comics Journal

The Comics Journal list includes minis by Aaron Cockle, Max de Radigues, Sean Ford, Chuck Forsman, Nomi Kane, Alex Kim, Joe Lambert, Jeff Lok, Melissa Mendes, Dakota McFadzean (image above), Max Mose, Jose-Luis Olivares and Laura Terry. Read the full list here:

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Retrofit to Publish “Floppy” Comics by CCS Alumni

Retrofit is a new publisher with an old idea: to bring single issue “floppy” comics to the world of alternative comics.  Retrofit will publish one issue per month.  Their catalog includes indy favorites and newcomers alike.  It also includes two CCS alumni, Colleen Frakes (CCS ’07) and Chuck Forsman (CCS ’08).  Chuck also designed Retrofit’s logo.  Do you want to help fund this ambitious project?  Visit the Retrofit Kickstarter page.

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Chuck Forsman to Appear in Final Issue of Mome

After 6 years and over 2500 pages, Fantagraphics is publishing its final issue of Mome. Mome issue 22 will be a double-sized volume and include over 30 artists. A new contributor to this anthology will be Chuck Forsman (CCS ’08). Eric Reynolds, the editor of Mome, recently remarked “I’ve been enjoying Chuck’s Snake Oil comics and others for a few years now, and as such was thrilled when he jumped at the chance to do something for the final hurrah.”

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Chuck Forsman (CCS ’08) Creates Web Sensation with Popeye / Indiana Jones Comic

Alum Chuck Forman ( gets the attention of the press with his comics mashup of two pop culture icons: Popeye and Indiana Jones. Using the classic E.C. Segar style, Chuck adapted Raiders of the Lost Arc in a single comic page and published it as limited-edition print. Within days he sold 100 prints and paid his rent.  He also gained the attention of the press, including BoingBoing, Comics Reporter , the Beat, , and The National Post, who called his comic a “web sensation”.

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