Monthly Archives: September 2013

Celebrating the Freedom to Read Comics

The American Library Association’s annual Banned Books Week celebration runs from September 22nd through the 28th this year, and we’re taking the opportunity to showcase hot items in the library. Last year CCS and the Schulz teamed up with the … Continue reading

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Big Noise: Joseph Lambert on Fairy Tale Comics

Center for Cartoon Studies alumnus and Eisner-award-winning graphic novelist Joseph Lambert was recently invited by editor Chris Duffy to participate in Fairy Tale Comics, Duffy’s second children’s comics anthology for First Second. “Chris and I have known each other or … Continue reading

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Exit Interview: Connor Willumsen

When Connor Willumsen expressed interest in being the 2012-2013 CCS Fellow I wasn’t familiar with his work. One visit to his website was all I needed to be convinced that he was a cartoonist who not only created compelling images … Continue reading

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CCS at Fantacon’s 2013 Revival

2013 marks the return of Fantacon, the popular Albany-are comics and horror convention. It’s been 23 years since its initial run as a convention from 1979 to 1990, but Fantacon is officially back, better than ever. Here are a few … Continue reading

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2013 SPX Debuts Part 5

  The Small Press Expo, North America’s Premiere Independent Cartooning and Comic Arts Festival is just around the corner! Come September 14th-15th, droves of CCS students, alumni and faculty will be headed down to both attend the show and sell their … Continue reading

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2013 SPX Debuts Part 4

The Small Press Expo, North America’s Premiere Independent Cartooning and Comic Arts Festival is just around the corner! Come September 14th-15th, droves of CCS students, alumni and faculty will be headed down to both attend the show and sell their work. … Continue reading

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2013 SPX Debuts Part 3

    The Small Press Expo, North America’s Premiere Independent Cartooning and Comic Arts Festival is just around the corner! Come September 14th-15th, droves of CCS students, alumni and faculty will be headed down to both attend the show and sell … Continue reading

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PASSION! PERIL! PROMISE!

Debuting at SPX: CCS’s annual mini-comic mailer! In November we send these out to everyone on CCS’s mailing list. You can read some of our past appeals here. This year, miraculously, this little 12-page gem is coming off the presses … Continue reading

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2013 SPX Debuts Part 2

The Small Press Expo, North America’s Premiere Independent Cartooning and Comic Arts Festival is just around the corner! Come September 14th-15th, droves of CCS students, alumni and faculty will be headed down to both attend the show and sell their work. … Continue reading

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