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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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Visiting Artist: K. L. Ricks

K. L. Ricks is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now lives in Massachusetts. She is best known for her horror comic “Country Darkness” on Hazlitt. Ricks was a fantastic, warm, and … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Jim Woodring

Jim Woodring is an epic cartoonist. He is best known for his wordless comics, Frank, named after the main character. Most recently, he published Fran (Fantagraphics, 2013), a Frank story, the sequel (and prequel?) to Congress of the Animals. All … 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: Meags Fitzgerald

Meags Fitzgerald is the creator of Photobooth and Long Red Hair. She hails from Canada. She started in fine art before making comics. Even now, she primarily considers herself an illustrator rather than a cartoonist. And she would call herself … 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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Visiting Artist: Glynnis Fawkes

Glynnis Fawkes is an archaeology cartoonist who was a visiting artist at The Center for Cartoon Studies in Fall 2015. In grad school, Glynnis decided to apply to archaeological digs because she could get credit for them and be in … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Liniers

There was little way we could have expected the talk we got from Liniers back in October. Liniers is a cartoonist from Argentina who likes self-depricating humor. A very charismatic speaker, we were somehow lucky enough to get Dylan Horrocks … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: David Sipress

For our first visiting artist of the 2015/2016 school year, we had the very kind and soft-spoken David Sipress. He has been a New Yorker cartoonist since 1998, but it took him 20 years of rejections to get in. One of … Continue reading

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