Tag Archives: Cartoon Studies

“What is Obscenity?”

A recent addition to the Schulz library, in the deluge of Slate Prize books, is What Is Obscenity?: The Story of a Good-For-Nothing Artist and Her Pussy by Rokudenashiko. This is a ridiculously timely comic by a Japanese artist who was arrested … Continue reading

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Senior Presentations: Class of 2017

Each year, the senior class gives presentations on their thesis projects at the end of the first semester. The class of 2016 presented theirs in December. Hedj is creating a comic about a Sullivan, a young frog whose magical powers go … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Jeremy Sorese

Jeremy Sorese is a cartoonist currently based out of Brooklyn, NYC, graduated with a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2010. Jeremy was accepted to the La Maison des Auteurs, a comics-specific residency program in Angouleme, … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Josh Kramer

Josh Kramer ’11 is a cartoonist and reporter. He lives in Washington, DC, but is currently a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. He runs The Cartoon Picayune, a nonfiction comics anthology; and The CoJo List, a newsletter of nonfiction … Continue reading

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School Discussion: Political Comics

Jeff Danzinger and David Macaulay came to gather all the students in a group discussion of what journalism is in comics. Jeff Danzinger has won the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. His most recent book, The Conscience of a … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: A. K. Summers

A. K. Summers is the creator of Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag. She also made the comic zine Negativa, and the animated shorts Topless Dickless Clueless and World Without Femmes. Summers was an entertaining speaker. She discussed why … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Rebecca Roher

Rebecca Roher is a Canadian cartoonist and illustrator who graduated from The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) in 2015. She recently returned as a visiting artist. One of the first comics Rebecca became well-known for was Mom Body. It is about, as … Continue reading

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Visiting Artists: Kerascoet

Kerascoet are a husband-and-wife artist team, Marie Pommepuy and Sébastien Cosset, from France. They are best known in the United States for their comics Beautiful Darkness (written by Fabien) and Beauty (written by Hubert). They work with a variety of writers, … 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: Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian-born French graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children’s book author. She created Persepolis, an autobiographical graphic novel about her childhood through early adult in Iran during and after the Islamic revolution. It was later adapted to an … Continue reading

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