Category Archives: Visiting Artist

Visiting Artist: Dan Archer

Dan Archer, from London, is a graphic journalist and a CCS grad from ’09. He started making comics when he was assigned jury duty and used it to express his feelings of helplessness at a not entirely just system. He … Continue reading

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Will Eisner Week – Events at CCS and The Schulz Library!

Will Eisner (1917-2005) was America’s most influential comic artist, an artist who changed comic books, created comic strips, and is recognized as the “Father of the Graphic Novel.” Every year, The Center for Cartoon Studies and Schulz Library celebrates Will … Continue reading

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The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature Featuring CCS Alum and Visiting Faculty

One of the most exciting recent acquisitions at the Schulz Library is The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature, a companion volume to the more adult-oriented, three volume Graphic Canon, edited by Russ Kick. The book features adaptations of beloved children’s … 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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Julie Delporte: Everywhere Antennas

It’s been a great couple of years for Montreal-based cartoonist Julie Delporte. In addition to having been The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Fellow for 2011-12, she’s released the wonderful Pigskin Peters Award nominated Journal through Koyama Press, the children’s book … Continue reading

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Endgame: The Class of 2014′s Thesis Presentations

An integral part of The Center for Cartoon Studies’ curriculum is the Thesis Project–an all-out marathon taking the entirety of the second year of classes. The goal of this project is to force CCS students to push themselves to their … Continue reading

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“Come for the Comics, Stay for the Doughnuts”: Paul Karasik and students at the Center for Cartoon Studies’ Graphic Novel Workshop

Paul Karasik has good things to say about the doughnut situation here in White River Junction. “The Polka Dot Diner doughnut is a superior product,” Karasik said when interviewed in The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Schulz Library. “It’s not overly … Continue reading

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Our Slate of Fall 2013 Visiting Artists

Wouldn’t ya know, this coming Fall’s Visiting Artist Seminar Series at the Center for Cartoon Studies is going to be a juicy one! The Visiting Artist Seminar Series at the Center for Cartoon Studies invites guest artists to talk about a … Continue reading

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Boulet Visits CCS

This past April, French cartoonist, Boulet (Gilles Roussel) paid the Center for Cartoon Studies a short visit. Part of a larger US tour in which Boulet was promoting Noirness, his first solo US-published material, Boulet’s visit saw Boulet soaking up the sights and sounds of … Continue reading

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Mark Siegel Visits CCS

Siegel’s wares, on display in the library Our students, faculty, and staff are looking forward to tomorrow evening when author/illustrator/editor Mark Siegel will visit the school to discuss his just-released graphic novel, Sailor Twain– a “supernatural romance” set in late … Continue reading

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