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2017 Classic Comics Project

The students in their first year at The Center for Cartoon Studies always come up with some impressive work. Two of the larger project are separated by a mere month off for winter break. Before true winter starts, they are … Continue reading

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2016 Anthology Project

When the students in their first year at The Center for Cartoon Studies got back from a (hopefully) nice little vacation, they were assigned one of the most difficult assignments in the whole program, the classic comic. Each year, the students are … Continue reading

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New Donation at the Schulz!

Just got this amazing donation from ODOD! Musnet tells the story of Musnet the Mouse, a dedicated admirer of impressionism who strives to achieve artistic perfection while trying to make sense of his complex feelings for the critters he cares … Continue reading

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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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