Category Archives: Historic

David Berona

On May 25, 2015, David Berona died. David was a beloved friend, advisor, and teacher, and The Center for Cartoon Studies was lucky to have him so involved with the school. David helped get the Schulz Library up and running and continued … Continue reading

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The Schulz Library Celebrates the work of Yoshihiro Tatsumi – Black Blizzard

The originator of the gekiga style of Japanese comics, Yoshihiro Tatsumi, died on March 7, at the age of 79. We’ve set up a small display of his books in his honor. What’s crazy to me is that I only … Continue reading

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Will Eisner Week Day 3 – New York

Today I took the opportunity to crack open an Eisner collection that i wasn’t familiar with and it happened to be this book, WILL EISNER’S NEW YORK: THE BIG CITY.  I had no idea what to expect and was delighted … Continue reading

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Will Eisner Week – The Spirit Artist’s Edition

In honor of Will Eisner Week we here at the Schulz library have set up a sweet display of Eisner’s works by the front desk.  Probably the neatest thing in this display is WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT: ARTIST’S EDITION that … Continue reading

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

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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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Celebrating the Freedom to Read Comics

The American Library Association’s annual Banned Books Week celebration runs from September 22nd through the 28th this year, and we’re taking the opportunity to showcase hot items in the library. Last year CCS and the Schulz teamed up with the … Continue reading

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The Billy Ireland Library’s Big Move

Have you heard the news? The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is moving! The premier comics and cartooning library in North America, the Billy Ireland Library and Museum is a research library of American cartoons and comic art affiliated with the … Continue reading

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Jordan Crane’s NON no. 5

When the Schulz Library officially opened in the Center for Cartoon Studies new Post Office a year ago, I came across an anthology that I’d only dreamed of holding in my hands. That first day I took out Jordan Crane’s Non … Continue reading

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Remembering Kim Thompson (1956 – 2013)

Kim Thompson, one of the most pivotal editors in the comics industry over the last 30 years, passed away this Wednesday. He was 56. Co-Publisher of Fantagraphics, Thompson edited talent such as Chris Ware, Peter Bagge, Stan Sakai and Joe Sacco … Continue reading

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