Tag Archives: Comics

Academia Nuts: CCS Students to present at Dartmouth

Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, is hosting its third annual Comics, Illustration, and Animation Conference this weekend. The programming includes a variety of academics from such far-flung climes as Hanover, Germany; Coventry, UK; and, oddly enough, White River Junction, VT. … Continue reading

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Big Noise: Joseph Lambert on Fairy Tale Comics

Center for Cartoon Studies alumnus and Eisner-award-winning graphic novelist Joseph Lambert was recently invited by editor Chris Duffy to participate in Fairy Tale Comics, Duffy’s second children’s comics anthology for First Second. “Chris and I have known each other or … 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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Beronä Explores the Roots of the Graphic Novel

Last week David A. Beronä, leading scholar of wordless comics (and a Schulz Library advisor!), published a post on Comics Forum, which is run by the folks behind the academic conference of the same name. In this piece he outlines … 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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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 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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Car-Tooning Across America

My time in the small town of White River Junction draws to a close this weekend. The town has embraced the cartooning population with such fervor. We have held book release parties, designed cocktail bar logos, illustrated activity books, helped … 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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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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