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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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LET KOREN’S REIGN BEGIN!!

Today the pen was passed and Vermont officially appointed the great Edward Koren as the state’s newest Cartoonist Laureate taking over the reigns from Burlington’s James Kochalka. Governor Peter Shumlin, back from  some Obama facetime in Washington DC, welcomed the … Continue reading

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I CAN’T WAIT TILL TUESDAY

  October 8th is my birthday. The fates have conspired to shower me with gifts. For starters, it’s the release date for Best American Comics 2013, and two CCS alumni Joe Lambert and Sophie Goldstein are included. Kudos Joe and … Continue reading

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Exit Interview: Connor Willumsen

When Connor Willumsen expressed interest in being the 2012-2013 CCS Fellow I wasn’t familiar with his work. One visit to his website was all I needed to be convinced that he was a cartoonist who not only created compelling images … Continue reading

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