Tag Archives: mini comics

Dog City Rising

Dog City is an anthology unlike any other this reporter is aware of. Produced right here at The Center for Cartoon Studies, Dog City is a carefully curated selection of minicomics presented in a unique fashion that complements the capabilities … Continue reading

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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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Nippon Fanifesto! A Tribute to DIY Manga

Note: Steve Bissette and I are teaching a course in contemporary comics history (Survey of the Drawn Story II, as it’s properly known).  Our students are required to submit an essay, in blog form, on an aspect of contemporary comics … Continue reading

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Nevermind The Bollocks, Here's a Comic!

Note: Steve Bissette and I are teaching a course in contemporary comics history (Survey of the Drawn Story II, as it’s properly known).  Our students are required to submit an essay, in blog form, on an aspect of contemporary comics history. … Continue reading

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The Silent Barn: Fort Thunder Reborn, in Queens

Cartoonist Sammy Harkham never got to visit the legendary art space / music venue / minicomic factory known as Fort Thunder.  Missing out on Fort Thunder is what Sammy called  ”one of the most disappointing things in my life.”   … Continue reading

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The Trial Of Mike Diana

Note: Steve Bissette and I are teaching a course in contemporary comics history (Survey of the Drawn Story II, as it’s properly known).  Our students are required to submit an essay, in blog form, on an aspect of contemporary comics history. … Continue reading

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Mini Comics of Note, 2009

Compiling a comprehensive “Best Of” list would be a monumental task – instead, I’ll share some of my favorite mini comics from 2009. Best Innovation in Mini Comics Minicomic of the Month Club by Liz Baillie As soon I read … Continue reading

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Jen Vaughn Made the Bitch List!

Jen Vaughn, powerhouse cartoonist and staff librarian here at the Schulz Library, has just made the prestigious “Bitch List”.  That is, she came in at number 11 in Bitch issue 45. Bitch (The Feminist Response to Pop Culture) regularly publishes a … Continue reading

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The One Percent Man

I always pick up JP Coovert‘s latest mini comics, and not just because he’s a CCS grad (class of 2008!) I admire JP’s dedication to the craft, and I know he will be drawing comics when he is an old, … Continue reading

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CCS Heads to MoCCA

A good portion of the CCS student body will be heading to the MoCCA Fest this weekend to sell their latest comics. Several top-notch publications will debut there, including the smash hit anthology Sundays 3. I wanted to share a … Continue reading

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