Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Cartoon Crier: Read It and Weep

MoCCA Review: Cartoon Crier is “book of the show” at MoCCA! (Actually, it is a newsprint.) Read about it on The Beat! The word “comic” has always been a bit of a misnomer and The Cartoon Crier hopes to set the record … Continue reading

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More 2012 MoCCA and Stumptown Books!

The books just keep a-rolling off the presses in White River Junction, Vermont, so here are some more sneak peeks of books to find this weekend at Stumptown in Portland and MoCCA in NYC! Nomi Kane (CCS ’11) will have … Continue reading

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Stumptown Vs. MoCCA

FIGHT! Okay, not really. But two great comic conventions are happening the same weekend this year and guess what? A TON of great new comics are coming out from students and alum of the Center for Cartoon Studies! MoCCA will … Continue reading

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Chills from Graphic Novel “My Friend Dahmer”

Cartoonist and journalist Derf Backderf (aka John Backderf) worked his way through the creative process to publish a disturbing account of one of the darker people to ever walk this earth in My Friend Dahmer. Derf attended high school with … Continue reading

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Zine Scene & the Pony Express

Retrofit Comics started when Philly-based cartoonist Box Brown realized a lot of the independent comic publishers were cutting back on the production of floppy comics created by their curated pool of talent. It just would not do. Successfully funded by … Continue reading

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Lewis Hyde to Speak on Creativity & Property

This Thursday, Lewis Hyde will speak on the measures of our gifts at Dartmouth College thanks to the Center for Cartoon Studies, the Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth and the Will and Ann Eisner Foundation. This essayist, poet … Continue reading

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Summer Workshops Line-Up

Load ‘em up, coach, the summer workshops at The Center for Cartoon Studies are available and waiting for you to fill the field. Here is a loverly run-down of the workshops (including two new ones!) and some of the fantastic … Continue reading

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Industry Day Upon Us

One week a year, comic book publishers, critics and a journalist or two fill the trains, planes and automobile to White River Junction. Industry Day gives both the students a chance to have their portfolios looked at by the best … Continue reading

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