Tag Archives: Fantagraphics

Visiting Artist: Jim Woodring

Jim Woodring is an epic cartoonist. He is best known for his wordless comics, Frank, named after the main character. Most recently, he published Fran (Fantagraphics, 2013), a Frank story, the sequel (and prequel?) to Congress of the Animals. All … Continue reading

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Eisner Nominations 2015

The Center for Cartoon Studies has two people associated with the school up for Eisner Nominations, Noah Van Sciver and Tillie Walden this year! Noah Van Sciver (fellow for 15-16) is up for Best Writer/Artist for Fante Bukowski and Saint Cole. (Fair warning, … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Noah Van Sciver

Noah van Sciver is the 2015-2016 fellow at The Center for Cartoon Studies. He was raised in a Mormon household that was full of comics: Ren and Stimpy, Ralph Smart, and Bone. His brother Ethan, another cartoonist working for The … Continue reading

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Industry Day 2015 with Jen Vaughn

Industry day brings professionals to The Center for Cartoon Studies to talk to and review art by the current students. This year, CCS welcomed Jen Vaughn ’10, Tom Kaczynski, Chris Pitzer, Allison Baker, and Bill Kartalopoulos to campus. Jen Vaughn … Continue reading

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Jason illustrates diplomas

Every year, a surprise artist is chosen to illustrate the certificates that graduates receive. This year, as announced at the graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 16, the certificates were drawn by none other than Jason. Jason is a Norwegian cartoonist known … 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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At the Schulz: The complete Popeye by E.C. Segar collection

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Chills from Graphic Novel “My Friend Dahmer”

Cartoonist and journalist Derf Backderf (aka John Backderf) worked his way through the creative process to publish a disturbing account of one of the darker people to ever walk this earth in My Friend Dahmer. Derf attended high school with … Continue reading

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Industry Day Upon Us

One week a year, comic book publishers, critics and a journalist or two fill the trains, planes and automobile to White River Junction. Industry Day gives both the students a chance to have their portfolios looked at by the best … Continue reading

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New Books Galore

An inaction shot of our trusty– and duly labeled– “new arrivals” cart One of the hazards of being both a comics enthusiast and a comics librarian is that your reading list soon becomes taller than you are. Check out some … Continue reading

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