Tag Archives: CCS Alum

Luke Healy

Luke Healy, an Irishman, is publishing part of his thesis project. Just before graduating from CCS in 2014, he won a MoCCA fest Award of Excellence from the Society of Illustrators for his comic Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales. Nobrow Press just published How to … Continue reading

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Ignatz Winner Sophie Goldstein

SPX 2015 has breezed by us. The CCS tribe had four people up for Ignatz nominations: Audry, Colleen Frakes, Dakota McFadzean, Noah Van Sciver, Rebecca Miller, and Sophie Goldstein! Sophie Goldstein nearly stole the night with two wins for The Oven: … Continue reading

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Mitra Farmand in The New Yorker

Great news from alum Mitra Farmand, she had a comic in the June 22, 2015 issue of The New Yorker! You can find Mitra’s comic on page 63. Publishing a comic in The New Yorker was a dream of hers … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Jen Sorensen

Jen Sorensen is a political and journalist cartoonist. Originally from Lancaster, PA, she came to visit The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) from Austin, TX. She has a degree in cultural anthropology, which has been useful in her career observing … Continue reading

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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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Dog City Rising

Dog City is an anthology unlike any other this reporter is aware of. Produced right here at The Center for Cartoon Studies, Dog City is a carefully curated selection of minicomics presented in a unique fashion that complements the capabilities … Continue reading

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Comic-Cons International

As you’ve heard by now, all pop-culture eyes are on California this weekend for the 44th annual Comic-Con International: San Diego, the biggest show of its kind in North America. Begun in 1970 with around 300 attendees, the show has … Continue reading

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New Book features CCS Sketchbooks

In the introduction to his new book, Comics Sketchbooks: The Private Worlds of Today’s Most Creative Talents, Steven Heller writes that “looking through artists’ sketchbooks is like viewing those artist naked through a picture window.” Although the statement is certainly … 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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ALUMNI ALERT: LAURA TERRY

Laura just did a slew of lovely illustrations for the most Slate Book Review. This on the heels of her Xeric Award-winning book Overboard. The scary thing about Laura—she is only now putting it all together. Can’t wait to see what the next … Continue reading

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