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Comics history book by Sam Carbaugh ’09

Sam Carbaugh (’09) published Comics: Investigating the History and Technology of American Cartooning Yourself in 2014 through Nomad Press. Geared towards kids, this book gets the reader working with comics to understand how comics got to where they are in America and how … Continue reading

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Awesome ‘Possum

Awesome ‘Possum is a series of natural science comic anthology run by Angela Boyle (that’s me, FYI). In January, the third volume, bigger and better than ever, went up for sale. It clocks in with a whopping 45 creators and … 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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Anthology superstar Irene

Irene is a short story comics anthology put together by The Center for Cartoon Studies alumni Dakota McFadzean ’12, Andy Warner ’12, and DW ’12. The first volume came out in 2013 and has grown to 6 volumes, the most recent volume clocking in at 216 … Continue reading

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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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