Category Archives: Cartoonist

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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School Discussion: Political Comics

Jeff Danzinger and David Macaulay came to gather all the students in a group discussion of what journalism is in comics. Jeff Danzinger has won the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. His most recent book, The Conscience of a … Continue reading

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Announcing The Fifth Annual Cartoonist Studio Prize!

Submissions in both categories must be received by Jan. 31 2017. Each year the Cartoonist Studio Prize will be awarded to work that exemplifies excellence in cartooning. The creators of two exceptional comics will be awarded $1000 each. Winners will be … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: A. K. Summers

A. K. Summers is the creator of Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag. She also made the comic zine Negativa, and the animated shorts Topless Dickless Clueless and World Without Femmes. Summers was an entertaining speaker. She discussed why … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Rebecca Roher

Rebecca Roher is a Canadian cartoonist and illustrator who graduated from The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) in 2015. She recently returned as a visiting artist. One of the first comics Rebecca became well-known for was Mom Body. It is about, as … Continue reading

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Visiting Artists: Kerascoet

Kerascoet are a husband-and-wife artist team, Marie Pommepuy and Sébastien Cosset, from France. They are best known in the United States for their comics Beautiful Darkness (written by Fabien) and Beauty (written by Hubert). They work with a variety of writers, … Continue reading

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Anthology superstar Irene

Irene is a short story comics anthology put together by The Center for Cartoon Studies alumni Dakota McFadzean ’12, Andy Warner ’12, and DW ’12. The first volume came out in 2013 and has grown to 6 volumes, the most recent volume clocking in at 216 … Continue reading

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Cider Press 2016

It is becoming tradition at CCS, three years running now, to do a cider pressing at the beginning of the school year. Alums, student, and staff gather together to crush a bunch of apples. We crush the life out of … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian-born French graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children’s book author. She created Persepolis, an autobiographical graphic novel about her childhood through early adult in Iran during and after the Islamic revolution. It was later adapted to an … Continue reading

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Natural science anthology on Kickstarter

Greetings from the world of science! The natural world is a wonderful place to explore, and it is very explorable through comics. Awesome ‘Possum, Volume 3, is a natural science comic anthology exploring the natural world. It is run by CCS … Continue reading

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