Author Archives: Katie Moody

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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Comic-Cons International

As you’ve heard by now, all pop-culture eyes are on California this weekend for the 44th annual Comic-Con International: San Diego, the biggest show of its kind in North America. Begun in 1970 with around 300 attendees, the show has … Continue reading

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Beronä Explores the Roots of the Graphic Novel

Last week David A. Beronä, leading scholar of wordless comics (and a Schulz Library advisor!), published a post on Comics Forum, which is run by the folks behind the academic conference of the same name. In this piece he outlines … 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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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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Recommended Reading: Paul Pope Edition

Every so often our distinguished guests will have both the time and interest to check out the Schulz Library collection, and we are happy to oblige! Last week visiting artists Paul Pope and Sam Hiti were keen to peruse the … Continue reading

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New Books Galore

An inaction shot of our trusty– and duly labeled– “new arrivals” cart One of the hazards of being both a comics enthusiast and a comics librarian is that your reading list soon becomes taller than you are. Check out some … Continue reading

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This Just In: Mark Schultz in the Schulz

Schultz talks about the early days of his trademark series Dinosaur-drawing dynamo Mark Schultz visited CCS for a guest lecture last Thursday, and it was a treat to hear about his career thus far. Not only has the man won … Continue reading

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ICAF in Review Redux: The Comics and Pedagogy Roundtable

The first day of the International Comic Arts Forum conference, September 29th, featured a roundtable discussion on the various challenges and considerations facing an educator when trying to introduce comics into the classroom. The afternoon panel was moderated by Associate … Continue reading

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The Schulz and ICAF Research

If you’re preparing your first scholarly presentation– replete with PowerPoint slideshow– a nice way to stave off existential panic is to take advantage of all the resources at your disposal. And, much as I am both honored and thrilled to … Continue reading

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