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Announcing The Fifth Annual Cartoonist Studio Prize!

Submissions in both categories must be received by Jan. 31 2017. Each year the Cartoonist Studio Prize will be awarded to work that exemplifies excellence in cartooning. The creators of two exceptional comics will be awarded $1000 each. Winners will be … 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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Visiting Artist: Spike Trotman

C. Spike Trotman is a cartoonist and owner of Iron Circus Comics. She is a Kickstarting pro, running eight Kickstarters since 2009. She started with the first volume of her web comic, Templar Arizona. Spike was animated and gregarious. And … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Meags Fitzgerald

Meags Fitzgerald is the creator of Photobooth and Long Red Hair. She hails from Canada. She started in fine art before making comics. Even now, she primarily considers herself an illustrator rather than a cartoonist. And she would call herself … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Katie Skelly

Katie Skelly told a hard-hitting tale of smart work. She is the creator of Nurse Nurse and Operation Margerine and has more comics already in the works. She creates the Agent series for a sex-positive feminist group, which is now … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: David Sipress

For our first visiting artist of the 2015/2016 school year, we had the very kind and soft-spoken David Sipress. He has been a New Yorker cartoonist since 1998, but it took him 20 years of rejections to get in. One of … Continue reading

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New CCS Fellow: Noah Van Sciver

Noah Van Sciver is the 2015-2016 fellow for The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS). He applied to The Center for Cartoon Studies fellowship to work more on his art skills and plans to create many comics during the year he is here. … 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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Student Anthology: Muddy Buddies

Muddy Buddies is a new comic anthology spear-headed by students Kelly Swann and J.D. Lunt. They came up with the idea when Kelly strolled into the production lab at The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) with a big bag of … Continue reading

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Unlovable by Esther Pearl Watson

At the end of 2014 fall semester, a series of books was sweeping through the students at The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS). The title? Unlovable. Spear-headed through recommendations by Anna Sellheim, the sudden popularity of Unlovable, Vol. 1, urged the … Continue reading

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