Category Archives: Cartoonist

Eisner Nominations 2015

The Center for Cartoon Studies has two people associated with the school up for Eisner Nominations, Noah Van Sciver and Tillie Walden this year! Noah Van Sciver (fellow for 15-16) is up for Best Writer/Artist for Fante Bukowski and Saint Cole. (Fair warning, … Continue reading

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Tillie Walden

Tillie Walden ’16 is a current student at The Center for Cartoon Studies, graduating this May, 2016. By the time she graduates, she will have three books published: The End of Summer, I Love This Part, and A City Inside. … Continue reading

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2016 Commencement Speaker: Nate Powell

The commencement speaker for 2016 has been announced: Nate Powell! Nate has been making comics since he was a kid, publishing his first book with Soft Skull in 2003, Tiny Giants. More recently, he has been working on the March series, … Continue reading

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Industry Day 2016

Industry Day is the time of year when a group of comics industry professionals outside the art side come to talk to the students at The Center for Cartoon Studies. This year, we had Bill Boichel, Tracy Hurren, Jennifer Linnan, … Continue reading

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Eisner Week 2016

Welcome to Eisner Week! Will Eisner Week is an annual event to celebrate graphic novels, comics literacy, and free speech and to honor the legacy of Will Eisner who popularized the term “graphic novel.” Every year, Eisner Week starts in … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Meags Fitzgerald

Meags Fitzgerald is the creator of Photobooth and Long Red Hair. She hails from Canada. She started in fine art before making comics. Even now, she primarily considers herself an illustrator rather than a cartoonist. And she would call herself … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Hal Mayforth

Hal Mayforth is more of “an idea guy” than a narrative guy. He started his artistic career in music, which he continues to this day, but found that you needed other people too much. But he found fine art too … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Katie Skelly

Katie Skelly told a hard-hitting tale of smart work. She is the creator of Nurse Nurse and Operation Margerine and has more comics already in the works. She creates the Agent series for a sex-positive feminist group, which is now … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Julie Delporte

Julie Delporte visited The Center for Cartoon Studies as a visiting artist, coming all the way from Canada! Which really isn’t that far. But she was also a fellow at CCS in 2011. She comes to comics from writing journalism, … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Glynnis Fawkes

Glynnis Fawkes is an archaeology cartoonist who was a visiting artist at The Center for Cartoon Studies in Fall 2015. In grad school, Glynnis decided to apply to archaeological digs because she could get credit for them and be in … Continue reading

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