Tag Archives: James Kochalka


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Zine Scene & the Pony Express

Retrofit Comics started when Philly-based cartoonist Box Brown realized a lot of the independent comic publishers were cutting back on the production of floppy comics created by their curated pool of talent. It just would not do. Successfully funded by … Continue reading

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Barcoding almost complete!

Thanks to Justin U., Laura Pfeifer, Colleen Frakes and Caitlin McGurk our barcoding is almost done! Justin U. visited us from Vancouver, Canada, where he is studying library science! He worked in perfectly here at the Schulz Library with librarian … Continue reading

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James Kochalka: Vermont Cartoonist Superstar

When the everyday is fodder for a comic, it is hard not to be fascinated by life’s little moments: coincidences that might go unnoticed, tangents leading us to dusky-eyed memories or brilliant-blue-sky discoveries, commonalities that we do not even realize we share. Vermont born-and-bred cartoonist, James Kochalka, notices all of these things and more which he captures in his daily diary comic, American Elf. Kochalka is know for many other comics work, his involvement in the comics community, love of rockin’ concerts and will soon be acknowledged for this with Vermont’s first Cartoonist Laureate title. Continue reading

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