Tag Archives: self publishing

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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CCS Alum Laura Terry Wins Xeric Self-publishing Grant Award for Overboard!

Overboard, begins when the protagonist Di-Di wakes up from a dream of shipwreck to find herself in bed with her girlfriend and cat Chester. Little does she know that tiny people hide in her apartment and are out to destroy … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Adam Staffaroni

Adam Staffaroni is a member of the class of 2007, CCS’s inaugural class. Like all his classmates, Adam took a gamble by enrolling in a college that hadn’t existed yet. I venture to say the gamble paid off. Since graduating … Continue reading

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Making Make

I recently worked with seven cartoonists (three of them CCS alumni) to create a new comics anthology titled Make: Comics About an Intimate Act.  The intimate act is, well, pooping.  That one detail aside, this is one classy book.  Look … Continue reading

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CCS at SPX: The One Sheet Workshop

Since we opened our doors in 2005, CCS has made the annual trek to Bethesda for one of our favorite conventions: The Small Press Expo.  This year we offered a 1-hour session on self-publishing called the One Sheet Workshop.  In … 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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Terry Moore's Strangers in Paradise

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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