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Visiting Artists: Bob Sikoryak and Kriota Willberg

Bob Sikoryak and Kriota Willberg are a power couple in comics. Between them, they cover a strange span of comics incorporating literature and medical illustration between them. Kriota likes to do a lot of research. She makes smart jokes where … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Dylan Horrocks

In September, CCS was fortunate to have Dylan Horrocks come all the way from New Zealand to lecture. Dylan was equally excited to see CCS. If anywhere in the world is Hicksville, the fictional city his breakout graphic novel is … Continue reading

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Awesome Possum Kickstarter

Awesome ‘Possum, Volume 2, is a natural science comic anthology up on Kickstarter as we speak.  Angela Boyle ’16 brought together natural science illustrators, CCS students and alum to make volume 2 bigger and better than ever. This volume is … Continue reading

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Jason illustrates diplomas

Every year, a surprise artist is chosen to illustrate the certificates that graduates receive. This year, as announced at the graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 16, the certificates were drawn by none other than Jason. Jason is a Norwegian cartoonist known … Continue reading

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Vet Portraits with George Pratt

James Sturm, co-founder of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS), started engaging with the VA Hospital in White River Junction, VT over a year ago. This winter the two organizations hosted a number of events connecting veterans with cartoonists. Recently … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: George Pratt

George Pratt is a comic artist, award-winning painter, writer and photographer. He came to visit The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) last week as a visiting artist, and to present at the CARTOONIST DRAWING VETERANS event at the White River … Continue reading

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George Pratt Watercolor Demo

While George Pratt was in town as the visiting artist to The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS), he gave a watercolor demo of an interesting technique he learned from Burt Silverman. Silverman did the cover of Jethro Tull’s Aqualung album … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Freedom to Read Comics

The American Library Association’s annual Banned Books Week celebration runs from September 22nd through the 28th this year, and we’re taking the opportunity to showcase hot items in the library. Last year CCS and the Schulz teamed up with the … 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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Lewis Hyde to Speak on Creativity & Property

This Thursday, Lewis Hyde will speak on the measures of our gifts at Dartmouth College thanks to the Center for Cartoon Studies, the Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth and the Will and Ann Eisner Foundation. This essayist, poet … Continue reading

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