Tag Archives: Melanie Gillman

Senior Presentations: Class of 2017

Each year, the senior class gives presentations on their thesis projects at the end of the first semester. The class of 2016 presented theirs in December. Hedj is creating a comic about a Sullivan, a young frog whose magical powers go … Continue reading

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I CAN’T WAIT TILL TUESDAY

  October 8th is my birthday. The fates have conspired to shower me with gifts. For starters, it’s the release date for Best American Comics 2013, and two CCS alumni Joe Lambert and Sophie Goldstein are included. Kudos Joe and … Continue reading

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2013 SPX Debuts – Part 1

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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Congratulations, Class of 2012!

A new brand of cartoonist for the modern age, like water soaking into a brick road they can bend, fold and melt into any shape. Whether you need storyboards drawn, an advertising campaign mascot, a memoir adapted into a graphic … Continue reading

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Freshmen Anthologies are in!

The notorious Freshmen Anthology project is a foreboding one, but as usual CCS’s newest class pulled through in style! For the assignment, the class is randomly divided into quarters, making for around 5 students per group. Each group gets to … Continue reading

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Survey 1 Comic Strip Essays: Melanie Gillman on “Polly and Her Pals”

Note: This is the sixth in a series of essays written (and, in this case, drawn) by the current Class of 2012 for Survey of the Drawn Story I, CCS’s comics history class. They are posted here in approximate chronological … Continue reading

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