Category Archives: Education

“Come for the Comics, Stay for the Doughnuts”: Paul Karasik and students at the Center for Cartoon Studies’ Graphic Novel Workshop

Paul Karasik has good things to say about the doughnut situation here in White River Junction. “The Polka Dot Diner doughnut is a superior product,” Karasik said when interviewed in The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Schulz Library. “It’s not overly … Continue reading

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Able Alec Longstreth and Jumpin’ Jon Chad on the CCS Summer Workshops

Hey there true believers! This reporter recently sat down with those terrible titans of comics coaching, those inscrutable instructors of sequential storytelling, those profound professors of paneled pomposity, Alec Longstreth and Jon Chad! These erudite educators had just finished up … Continue reading

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New Arrivals: Week of July 8th

Little by little the Schulz Library is always expanding its collection. Thanks to generous donations from publishers, artists, and collectors the world over, our collection is abundant and unique. From our selection of contemporary graphic novels, to our out-of-print and … 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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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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Recent Acquisitions, Part 1

My interest in building up an archive of original artwork for CCS was primarily pedagogical. By looking at originals a cartoonist can better understand how an artist drew a page. What tools were used? Did they rule out guidelines for … Continue reading

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The Comics Journal Publishes CCS Commencement Address

Click here to read Tom DeHaven’s Center for Cartoon Studies Commencement Speech on The Comics Journal!

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Summer Workshops Line-Up

Load ‘em up, coach, the summer workshops at The Center for Cartoon Studies are available and waiting for you to fill the field. Here is a loverly run-down of the workshops (including two new ones!) and some of the fantastic … 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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How To Draw Reprinted!

The Center of Cartoon Studies is known for its great student-to-teacher ratio, a stupendous lab to take ideas from sketchbooks to finished books (with almost ANY binding solution), and the works created with Hyperion like Amelia, Satchel Paige and Houdini. … Continue reading

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