Monthly Archives: July 2009

Return To MacDoodle Street

It is easy to exaggerate the importance of work that was formative to your own, and for that reason I have resisted calling Mark Alan Stamaty’s MacDoodle Street a “forgotten masterpiece.” Revisiting the work, 25 years after my first encounter … Continue reading

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Schulz Library Style

CCS has designed some stylish Schulz Library merchandise (modeled above by our summer interns Caitlin McGurk and Michel Valdez). Our classic logo is featured on t-shirts of all sized, from kids shirts to ladies fashion tees. But that’s not all! … Continue reading

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Manga High Treasure

Treasure & Manga High: Literacy, Identity, and Coming of Age in an Urban High School  Manga High: Literacy, Identity, and Coming of Age in an Urban High School is a summary of a four-year comics literacy research project of Dr. Michael … Continue reading

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Nicolas

Nicolas is a book by Pascal Girard.  Drawn and Quarterly recently donated a copy to our library.  A few months ago I went up to Montreal and picked this book up at the D & Q store.  I read it … Continue reading

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Remembering Pendarvis

I recently learned that Bob Pendarvis, the co-founder of Savannah College of Art and Design’s Sequential Art Department was let go. I taught alongside Bob from 1997-2000. SCAD’s sequential art department has had a significant impact on American cartooning. I … Continue reading

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A Nancy Up My Sleeve

Recently, James Sturm donated his own homemade Nancy deck to the Schulz Library . A hundred or so of Nancy panels by Ernie Bushmiller that may be used for Five-Card Nancy. You hand out a pile of say, five, cards … Continue reading

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New York City, Zines and Samizdat!

Last weekend CCS went to the first-ever NYC Zine Fest. Held in the Brooklyn Lyceum, the event hosted a variety of self-publishers (including zinesters, cartoonists, poets, and book artists). I was impressed by the quality and range of work on … Continue reading

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