Tag Archives: Cartoon Studies

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew

Sonny Liew is already well known for his comics, such as Malinky Robot, a Xeric award winner. But this Malaysian-born cartoonist has knocked it out of the park with his newest graphic novel, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye … Continue reading

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Fantagraphics to publish Mountebank by D. W. ’12

D.W. (’12) is releasing his newest comic, Mountebank, with Fantagraphics this summer. A mountebank is someone who deceives others, especially to trick them out of their money. While I doubt you will feel tricked out of your money getting this book, … Continue reading

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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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“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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