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Visiting Artist: Spike Trotman

C. Spike Trotman is a cartoonist and owner of Iron Circus Comics. She is a Kickstarting pro, running eight Kickstarters since 2009. She started with the first volume of her web comic, Templar Arizona. Spike was animated and gregarious. And … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Jo Knowles

Jo Knowles is a prose writer and teaches writing at Southern New Hampshire University. She mainly writes YA novels. She was an engaging and organized speaker, and quite funny. Knowles’s first novel, Lessons From a Dead Girl (Candlewick, 2007), received The Pen New … 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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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: Box Brown

Brian “Box” Brown is the creator of Retrofit Comics, a small-press publisher, and a cartoonist himself. He has self-published, been published through other publishers, and works often with MAD Magazine. While making Everything Dies, Box studied religion to enlighten himself. … 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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Katsuhiro Otomo awarded Angoulême Grand Prix award

On display at the Schulz Library is the complete run of Akira, the massively influential manga by Katsuhiro Otomo who was recently awarded the 42nd Annual Grand Prix prize at the Angoulême festival in France. I finally read the whole … Continue reading

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Warren Bernard

This week we were visited by Warren Bernard, Executive Director of the Small Press Expo (SPX). He gave a great lecture on World War II propaganda comics by artists like Will Eisner and Hank Ketcham. On display in the library RIGHT … Continue reading

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Root Hog or Die: Professor Beth Hetland on books, academia, and progress

One of The Center for Cartoon Studies’ most notable graduates, Beth Hetland (’11) is a character, to say the least. Hetland’s infectious enthusiasm and near-boundless energy make her a nigh-unstoppable educational and creative force. In addition to her professor duties … Continue reading

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

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