Tag Archives: Graphic Novels

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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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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Teen Boat!: transforming into a reading habit near you!

Dave Roman and John Green’s YA book, TeenBoat! from Clarion Books, has exactly what it promises: the angst of being a teen paired with the thrill of being a boat. The main character, Teenboat!, (that is literally his name) can … 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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