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Julie Delporte: Everywhere Antennas

It’s been a great couple of years for Montreal-based cartoonist Julie Delporte. In addition to having been The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Fellow for 2011-12, she’s released the wonderful Pigskin Peters Award nominated Journal through Koyama Press, the children’s book … Continue reading

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At the Schulz: The complete Popeye by E.C. Segar collection

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Transatlanticism: CCS to take Angoulême by storm

Every year, the sleepy little town of Angoulême, in the Poiteau-Charentes region of France, is beset by over 200,000 comics enthusiasts for a four days of events and programming in celebration of the art of bande dessinée: The Angoulême International … Continue reading

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Exit Interview: Connor Willumsen

When Connor Willumsen expressed interest in being the 2012-2013 CCS Fellow I wasn’t familiar with his work. One visit to his website was all I needed to be convinced that he was a cartoonist who not only created compelling images … Continue reading

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Advice To A Young Cartoonist

Chuck Forsman and Melissa Mendes were kind enough to return to WRJ last week as visiting artists. They talked about their comics, Oily Comics, and life after CCS. During the Q&A a student asked what advice they wish they had … Continue reading

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OPEN HOUSE!

Cartooning, presentations, book signings. Check out the Post Office building and see CCS at its vital best. We love being in this building.

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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 and the CBLDF Join Forces for the First Amendment!

CCS and the CBLDF, new First Amendment superfriends, announce addition of a permanent “Banned Comics” section to the Schulz Library during the 30th annual Banned Books Week. Continue reading

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Remembering Joe Kubert (1926-2012)

Sunday was a day of sorrow: Joe Kubert passed away at age 85. Like most comicbook readers of my generation, I “met” Joe as a lad, long distance, through Joe’s energetic, distinctive comics creations and co-creations: collaborative work with diverse … Continue reading

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Remembering Ernest

Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012) starred in one of my all-time favorite movies, Marty. Everything about that movie is perfect. Perfect screenplay. Perfect acting. Borgnine plays a sad-sack butcher whose family walks all over him and calls it love. They practically conspire … Continue reading

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