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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Tags: AV Club, Best Graphic Novel, Chuck Forsman, Cole Closser, Fantagraphics, Graphic Novel, Koyama Press
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!
Tags: Aaron Cockle, Andy Burholder, Center for Cartoon Studies, Chuck Forsman, Jessica Campbell, M, Max de Radigues, Melissa Mendes, New Talent Showcase, Oily Comics, tcj, The Comics Journal
CAKE Chicago: Special Guest Alum Lucy Knisley
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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
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: http://www.tcj.com/the-top-30-minicomics-of-2011.
Tags: Aaron Cockle, Alex Kim, Chuck Forsman, Dakota McFadzean, Jeff Lok, Joe Lambert, Jose-Luis Olivares, Laura Terry, Max de Radigues, Max Mose, Melissa Mendes, Minicomic, Nomi Kane, Rob Clough, Sean Ford, The Comics Journal
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 (chuckmcbuck.com) 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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