Monthly Archives: October 2012

As Sean Howe writes in his entertaining new book, Marvel Comics, The Untold Story, “Shortly before Christmas in 1949, a speaker system was installed in the artists’ rooms. The artists called it the ‘bitch box.’ Every so often you’d hear … Continue reading

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Mark Siegel Visits CCS

Siegel’s wares, on display in the library Our students, faculty, and staff are looking forward to tomorrow evening when author/illustrator/editor Mark Siegel will visit the school to discuss his just-released graphic novel, Sailor Twain— a “supernatural romance” set in late … Continue reading

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Laura just did a slew of lovely illustrations for the most Slate Book Review. This on the heels of her Xeric Award-winning book Overboard. The scary thing about Laura—she is only now putting it all together. Can’t wait to see what the next … Continue reading

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Alumni Alert: Dane Martin

“I get most excited when making things that are vague and sparse, which I guess is just a matter of preference. Some people hate that, but I love that it’s perfectly doable in comics. I still haven’t really figured out … Continue reading

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CCS and the CBLDF Join Forces for the First Amendment!

CCS and the CBLDF, new First Amendment superfriends, announce addition of a permanent “Banned Comics” section to the Schulz Library during the 30th annual Banned Books Week. Continue reading

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Recent Acquisitions Part 2: DONATING, TRADING, E-BAYING

A small school like CCS doesn’t have a huge budget for building an original art collection, yet as I mentioned in an earlier post, it’s vital to the school’s curriculum. So how does CCS grow its collection? Three ways. The … Continue reading

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