Monthly Archives: August 2009

Congrats, Matt Baker!

This year, cartoonist Matt Baker was inducted into to the Will Eisner Hall of Fame. I can’t help but feel a small bit of pride, since our students nominated Baker. For the past two years, CCS students have submitted Hall … Continue reading

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Wilhelm Busch!

Who are these punks? Meet — if you haven’t met them before — Max und Moritz, one of the many ‘offspring’ of the amazing Wilhelm Busch, one of the 19th Century’s founding fathers of what we now call comics, comix … Continue reading

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Without These Two Books Who Knows?

— James Sturm

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Incoming: Mélisande

Mélisande by Margery Sharp and Roy McKie is a light-hearted rags-to-riches story about a canine opera singer. Like Don Freeman’s It Shouldn’t Happen (1945), Mélisande (1960) is a pantomime story featuring a dog. And like Freeman, McKie is best known … Continue reading

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