Tag Archives: Graphic Novels

Geis by Alexis Deacon

Geis is the first in a thrilling trilogy by Alexis Deacon. Geis, pronounced “gesh,” is a Gaelic word for an idiosyncratic taboo, either an obligation or a prohibition, similar to being under a vow or spell. And in some cases, whether or … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Celebrating the Freedom to Read Comics

The American Library Association’s annual Banned Books Week celebration runs from September 22nd through the 28th this year, and we’re taking the opportunity to showcase hot items in the library. Last year CCS and the Schulz teamed up with the … Continue reading

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“Come for the Comics, Stay for the Doughnuts”: Paul Karasik and students at the Center for Cartoon Studies’ Graphic Novel Workshop

Paul Karasik has good things to say about the doughnut situation here in White River Junction. “The Polka Dot Diner doughnut is a superior product,” Karasik said when interviewed in The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Schulz Library. “It’s not overly … Continue reading

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Joseph Lambert and the Trials of Helen Keller

Joe Lambert is one of The Center for Cartoon Studies’ most accomplished alumni. Between his multiple Ignatz wins and recent Eisner win for Best Reality-Based work (2012’s Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller, a tie with David Lasky … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Ezra Claytan Daniels’ “The Changers”

What should be sacrificed in pursuit of perfection? Ezra Claytan Daniels (creator and emcee of the Comics Art Battle) explores this question in his debut 2003 speculative fiction graphic novel The Changers , now available in the Schulz Library here … 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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