Category Archives: Cartoonist

Visiting Artist: K. L. Ricks

K. L. Ricks is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now lives in Massachusetts. She is best known for her horror comic “Country Darkness” on Hazlitt. Ricks was a fantastic, warm, and … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Jim Woodring

Jim Woodring is an epic cartoonist. He is best known for his wordless comics, Frank, named after the main character. Most recently, he published Fran (Fantagraphics, 2013), a Frank story, the sequel (and prequel?) to Congress of the Animals. All … Continue reading

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Luke Howard

Luke Howard (’13) is currently the co-teacher and program assistant at The Center for Cartoon Studies. As anyone at the school would tell you, the titles do not do his hardwork justice. At TCAF, he released his first published book, Talk … Continue reading

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Luke Healy

Luke Healy, an Irishman, is publishing part of his thesis project. Just before graduating from CCS in 2014, he won a MoCCA fest Award of Excellence from the Society of Illustrators for his comic Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales. Nobrow Press just published How to … Continue reading

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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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