Author Archives: Angela Boyle

About Angela Boyle

Angela is an alum at the Center for Cartoon Studies (class of 2016), and a natural science illustrator. She hails from Washington state and has 2 corgis, Nisa and Ernie. View her work at angelaboyle.flyingdodostudio.com.

Fantagraphics to publish Mountebank by D. W. ’12

D.W. (’12) is releasing his newest comic, Mountebank, with Fantagraphics this summer. A mountebank is someone who deceives others, especially to trick them out of their money. While I doubt you will feel tricked out of your money getting this book, … Continue reading

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Librarian Spotlight: Jarad Greene

Jarad Greene is currently a librarian at the Schulz Library. He is graduating from The Center for Cartoon Studies very soon in the class of 2017. He recently represented the school in judging the Slate Prize as the rep for … Continue reading

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2017 Classic Comics Project

The students in their first year at The Center for Cartoon Studies always come up with some impressive work. Two of the larger project are separated by a mere month off for winter break. Before true winter starts, they are … Continue reading

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2016 Anthology Project

When the students in their first year at The Center for Cartoon Studies got back from a (hopefully) nice little vacation, they were assigned one of the most difficult assignments in the whole program, the classic comic. Each year, the students are … Continue reading

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Awesome ‘Possum

Awesome ‘Possum is a series of natural science comic anthology run by Angela Boyle (that’s me, FYI). In January, the third volume, bigger and better than ever, went up for sale. It clocks in with a whopping 45 creators and … Continue reading

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Geis by Alexis Deacon

Geis is the first in a thrilling trilogy by Alexis Deacon. Geis, pronounced “gesh,” is a Gaelic word for an idiosyncratic taboo, either an obligation or a prohibition, similar to being under a vow or spell. And in some cases, whether or … Continue reading

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“What is Obscenity?”

A recent addition to the Schulz library, in the deluge of Slate Prize books, is What Is Obscenity?: The Story of a Good-For-Nothing Artist and Her Pussy by Rokudenashiko. This is a ridiculously timely comic by a Japanese artist who was arrested … Continue reading

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Senior Presentations: Class of 2017

Each year, the senior class gives presentations on their thesis projects at the end of the first semester. The class of 2016 presented theirs in December. Hedj is creating a comic about a Sullivan, a young frog whose magical powers go … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Jeremy Sorese

Jeremy Sorese is a cartoonist currently based out of Brooklyn, NYC, graduated with a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2010. Jeremy was accepted to the La Maison des Auteurs, a comics-specific residency program in Angouleme, … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Josh Kramer

Josh Kramer ’11 is a cartoonist and reporter. He lives in Washington, DC, but is currently a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. He runs The Cartoon Picayune, a nonfiction comics anthology; and The CoJo List, a newsletter of nonfiction … Continue reading

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