Tag Archives: Colleen Frakes

2013 SPX Debuts Part 2

The Small Press Expo, North America’s Premiere Independent Cartooning and Comic Arts Festival is just around the corner! Come September 14th-15th, droves of CCS students, alumni and faculty will be headed down to both attend the show and sell their work. … 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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Stumptown Vs. MoCCA

FIGHT! Okay, not really. But two great comic conventions are happening the same weekend this year and guess what? A TON of great new comics are coming out from students and alum of the Center for Cartoon Studies! MoCCA will … 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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SPX 2011 Debuts

This weekend, the streets of White River Junction may look a lot like a ghost town with the flood waters of Hurricane Irene canceling our local train festival Glory Days. But a lot of students are traveling SOUTH, way south … Continue reading

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MoCCA Comic Debuts!

The Schulz Graphic Novel Library is proud to announce the mini-comic and comic book MoCCA debuts of students, alumni and faculty of the Center for Cartoon Studies. Look for these amazing comics and more along the back wall of MoCCA … Continue reading

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Warning: there are cartoonists in the audience.

The idea hit Colleen Frakes like a baby grand piano after cutting the tenuous string tied to it: cartoonists drawing at the theater! The Portland Mercury recently featured an article called Comic Night at the Opera where they invited local … Continue reading

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Bears and Blitsers

On Friday CCS held the closing reception for Bears and Blisters: An Exhibition of Colleen Frakes and Ken Dahl. For more photos, visit our flickr site. This exhibit showcased original art from Frakes’ Woman King and Dahl’s Monsters.  Be sure to … Continue reading

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First Friday at CCS: Bears and Bears and Bears, Oh My!

Get ready for a bear attack! Colleen Frakes Jon Chad Nick Patten Join us at The Center For Cartoon Studies for a First Friday reception of Bears and Blisters: An Exhibition of Colleen Frakes and Ken Dahl. An author talk and … Continue reading

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