CCS Book Proposal Contest Winner Is Josh Rosen!
The winning project for the The Center for Cartoon Studies Book Proposal Contest goes to alum Josh Rosen! The contest was open to alum of The Center for Cartoon Studies. Josh’s graphic novel proposal, The Secret Adventures of Felix Pinn, will be represented to trade book publishers by Judith Hansen, a literary agent who represents such cartoonists as Scott McCloud, R. Crumb, Raina Telgemeier, Gene Luen Yang, Kazu Kibuishi, Ben Hatke, Vera Brosgol and Bryan Lee O’Malley. Josh is also awarded $1000! The winner was selected by Barnes & Noble’s Jim Killen and Judith Hansen. Congratulations Josh!
Rita by Tom O’Brien
The Basket Ogress by Colleen Frakes
Hell or High Water by Wade Simpson
Bek by Alex Kim
How to Survive in the North by Luke Healy
Tags: Barnes and Noble, Ben Hatke, Book Proposal, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Gene Luen Yang, Graphic Novel, Jim Killen, Josh Rosen, Judith Hansen, Kazu Kibuishi, R. Crumb, Raina Telgemeier, Scott McCloud, The Secret Adventures of Felix Pinn, Vera Brosgol
Scott McCloud at Dartmouth College on April 4th
This April, as part of the Will Eisner Spring Lecture series, The Center for Cartoon Studies will host an interactive discussion at Dartmouth College with Scott McCloud, Aden Evans, and James Sturm. Details here!
Tags: Dartmouth College, Scott McCloud, Will Eisner Spring Lecture
CCS: READY FOR OUR CLOSE UP
So two filmmakers spent several years following students through the intense experience that is The Center for Cartoon Studies. The movie’s now on the festival circuit and you can see the trailer and request a screening at their homepage. The documentary also features commentary from luminaries like Scott McCloud, Lynda Barry, and Chris Ware. The movie’s Facebook page currently has a great outtake featuring the legendary Kim Deitch.
Tags: Cartoon College, Cartooning, Chris Ware, Comic Art School, Documentary, Kim Deitch, Lynda Barry, Scott McCloud, Vermont
Judith Hansen joins Advisory Board of The Center for Cartoon Studies
For Immediate Release September 7, 2004
(New York, NY) Judith Hansen, a 20-year trade book publishing veteran with companies including Simon & Schuster, NAL, Crown, Doubleday, and the comics and graphic novel publisher Kitchen Sink Press, has been appointed to The Center for Cartoon Studies advisory board.
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Tags: Alan Moore, Judith Hansen, Robert Crumb, Scott McCloud, Will Eisner