Category Archives: New Book

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

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Kickstart My Heart: Joyana McDiarmid and Maple Key Comics

The Center for Cartoon Studies alumna Joyana McDiarmid launched a Kickstarter last month to crowd-fund the first two issues of her new bimonthly comics anthology Maple Key Comics. The project is an ambitious one, to say the least–McDiarmid’s first issue alone … Continue reading

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YOLO: Dakota McFadzean on Death, Age, and Drawing Every Day

Center for Cartoon Studies Alumnus Dakota McFadzean has a pretty dark sense of humor. In his often surreal daily strips–appropriately entitled “The Dailies”–death, cosmic insignificance, facial mutation, and ghosts are all used to point out the absurdity of life and … Continue reading

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Tim Stout, Jason Week, and the Curse of the Crawling Brain

CCS alumni Tim Stout and Jason Week‘s Danger and Doom: Brainless Brother is an young reader’s story packed with intrigue, chase scenes, puns, and goo of various origins. It’s a rollicking adventure that, had it been released when this reporter … Continue reading

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Dog City Rising

Dog City is an anthology unlike any other this reporter is aware of. Produced right here at The Center for Cartoon Studies, Dog City is a carefully curated selection of minicomics presented in a unique fashion that complements the capabilities … Continue reading

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Big Noise: Joseph Lambert on Fairy Tale Comics

Center for Cartoon Studies alumnus and Eisner-award-winning graphic novelist Joseph Lambert was recently invited by editor Chris Duffy to participate in Fairy Tale Comics, Duffy’s second children’s comics anthology for First Second. “Chris and I have known each other or … Continue reading

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CCS at Fantacon’s 2013 Revival

2013 marks the return of Fantacon, the popular Albany-are comics and horror convention. It’s been 23 years since its initial run as a convention from 1979 to 1990, but Fantacon is officially back, better than ever. Here are a few … Continue reading

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New Arrivals: Week of August 12th

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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A Closer Look at Ezra Claytan Daniels’ “The Changers”

What should be sacrificed in pursuit of perfection? Ezra Claytan Daniels (creator and emcee of the Comics Art Battle) explores this question in his debut 2003 speculative fiction graphic novel The Changers , now available in the Schulz Library here … 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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