Tag Archives: CCS Alumni

Tim Stout, Jason Week, and the Curse of the Crawling Brain

CCS alumni Tim Stout and Jason Week‘s Danger and Doom: Brainless Brother is an young reader’s story packed with intrigue, chase scenes, puns, and goo of various origins. It’s a rollicking adventure that, had it been released when this reporter … 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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CCS Alum Laura Terry Wins Xeric Self-publishing Grant Award for Overboard!

Overboard, begins when the protagonist Di-Di wakes up from a dream of shipwreck to find herself in bed with her girlfriend and cat Chester. Little does she know that tiny people hide in her apartment and are out to destroy … Continue reading

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Exit Interview: Julie Delporte

If you haven’t seen much of the Julie Delporte’s work you are missing out on one of the most compelling young cartoonists working today. Julie was raised in France and lives in Montreal. She was kind enough to answer a … Continue reading

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On the way to C-A-N-A-D-A! TCAF 2012

Several CCS alum and faculty members are snaking their way up the coast to bask in the beautiful, serene joy that is the Toronto Comics Art Festival. Here are few books to be on the look out for while browsing … Continue reading

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More 2012 MoCCA and Stumptown Books!

The books just keep a-rolling off the presses in White River Junction, Vermont, so here are some more sneak peeks of books to find this weekend at Stumptown in Portland and MoCCA in NYC! Nomi Kane (CCS ’11) will have … Continue reading

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Zine Scene & the Pony Express

Retrofit Comics started when Philly-based cartoonist Box Brown realized a lot of the independent comic publishers were cutting back on the production of floppy comics created by their curated pool of talent. It just would not do. Successfully funded by … Continue reading

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Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller is OUT!

Joseph Lambert‘s book Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller is out in the world this week and already receiving high praise from book reviewers and literary sources. The fifth book in the collaboration of The Center for Cartoon … Continue reading

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Carol Thompson: Full House

Carol Thompson is a West Coast gal through-and-through. She packed all her bags in California to attend The Center for Cartoon Studies in 2009 and graduated in 2011. Then she packed up all her belongings in a rather fantastic ‘mailing … Continue reading

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Joe Lambert’s Big Year

2011 was a great year for cartoonist and CCS ’08 alum Joseph Lambert. His new book I Will Bite You from Secret Acres won the sacred brick Ignatz award at the Small Press Expo last September (two to be exact, … Continue reading

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