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Kickstart My Heart: Joyana McDiarmid and Maple Key Comics

The Center for Cartoon Studies alumna Joyana McDiarmid launched a Kickstarter last month to crowd-fund the first two issues of her new bimonthly comics anthology Maple Key Comics. The project is an ambitious one, to say the least–McDiarmid’s first issue alone … Continue reading

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2013 SPX Debuts Part 2

The Small Press Expo, North America’s Premiere Independent Cartooning and Comic Arts Festival is just around the corner! Come September 14th-15th, droves of CCS students, alumni and faculty will be headed down to both attend the show and sell their work. … Continue reading

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OPEN HOUSE!

Cartooning, presentations, book signings. Check out the Post Office building and see CCS at its vital best. We love being in this building.

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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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More 2012 MoCCA and Stumptown Books!

The books just keep a-rolling off the presses in White River Junction, Vermont, so here are some more sneak peeks of books to find this weekend at Stumptown in Portland and MoCCA in NYC! Nomi Kane (CCS ’11) will have … Continue reading

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Summer Workshops Line-Up

Load ‘em up, coach, the summer workshops at The Center for Cartoon Studies are available and waiting for you to fill the field. Here is a loverly run-down of the workshops (including two new ones!) and some of the fantastic … Continue reading

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Joe Lambert’s Big Year

2011 was a great year for cartoonist and CCS ’08 alum Joseph Lambert. His new book I Will Bite You from Secret Acres won the sacred brick Ignatz award at the Small Press Expo last September (two to be exact, … Continue reading

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SPX 2011 Debuts

This weekend, the streets of White River Junction may look a lot like a ghost town with the flood waters of Hurricane Irene canceling our local train festival Glory Days. But a lot of students are traveling SOUTH, way south … Continue reading

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Cartooning Studio Workshop: Day 1

Cartoon Studio is an annual summer workshop offered at The Center for Cartoon Studies.  This workshop replicates the CCS thesis year in five short days.  Students have full access to the production lab, studio space, and Schulz Library.  They work on … Continue reading

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Warning: there are cartoonists in the audience.

The idea hit Colleen Frakes like a baby grand piano after cutting the tenuous string tied to it: cartoonists drawing at the theater! The Portland Mercury recently featured an article called Comic Night at the Opera where they invited local … Continue reading

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