Category Archives: Cartoonist

The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature Featuring CCS Alum and Visiting Faculty

One of the most exciting recent acquisitions at the Schulz Library is The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature, a companion volume to the more adult-oriented, three volume Graphic Canon, edited by Russ Kick. The book features adaptations of beloved children’s … Continue reading

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Elephant in the Room, Blood in the Water: Katherine Roy, nonfiction, and travel

New York-based illustrator Katherine Roy, a 2010 The Center for Cartoon Studies alumna, has been churning out book after book of gorgeously-illustrated nonfiction for young readers. In addition to her series of young adult novels, The Expeditioners, co-created with CCS affiliate … Continue reading

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Julie Delporte: Everywhere Antennas

It’s been a great couple of years for Montreal-based cartoonist Julie Delporte. In addition to having been The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Fellow for 2011-12, she’s released the wonderful Pigskin Peters Award nominated Journal through Koyama Press, the children’s book … Continue reading

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At the Schulz: The complete Popeye by E.C. Segar collection

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Academia Nuts: CCS Students to present at Dartmouth

Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, is hosting its third annual Comics, Illustration, and Animation Conference this weekend. The programming includes a variety of academics from such far-flung climes as Hanover, Germany; Coventry, UK; and, oddly enough, White River Junction, VT. … Continue reading

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Kickstart My Heart: Joyana McDiarmid and Maple Key Comics

The Center for Cartoon Studies alumna Joyana McDiarmid launched a Kickstarter last month to crowd-fund the first two issues of her new bimonthly comics anthology Maple Key Comics. The project is an ambitious one, to say the least–McDiarmid’s first issue alone … Continue reading

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Transatlanticism: CCS to take Angoulême by storm

Every year, the sleepy little town of Angoulême, in the Poiteau-Charentes region of France, is beset by over 200,000 comics enthusiasts for a four days of events and programming in celebration of the art of bande dessinée: The Angoulême International … Continue reading

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Endgame: The Class of 2014′s Thesis Presentations

An integral part of The Center for Cartoon Studies’ curriculum is the Thesis Project–an all-out marathon taking the entirety of the second year of classes. The goal of this project is to force CCS students to push themselves to their … Continue reading

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YOLO: Dakota McFadzean on Death, Age, and Drawing Every Day

Center for Cartoon Studies Alumnus Dakota McFadzean has a pretty dark sense of humor. In his often surreal daily strips–appropriately entitled “The Dailies”–death, cosmic insignificance, facial mutation, and ghosts are all used to point out the absurdity of life and … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Sophie Goldstein

CCS Alum Sophie Goldstein (Class of 2013) is a comics powerhouse. Although she only graduated this May, Goldstein has had an extremely productive year of cartooning.  Her work has recently been appearing in a host of reputable venues. It’s been quite … Continue reading

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