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2013 SPX Debuts Part 5

  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 … Continue reading

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2013 SPX Debuts Part 3

    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 … Continue reading

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PASSION! PERIL! PROMISE!

Debuting at SPX: CCS’s annual mini-comic mailer! In November we send these out to everyone on CCS’s mailing list. You can read some of our past appeals here. This year, miraculously, this little 12-page gem is coming off the presses … 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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Carol Thompson: Full House

Carol Thompson is a West Coast gal through-and-through. She packed all her bags in California to attend The Center for Cartoon Studies in 2009 and graduated in 2011. Then she packed up all her belongings in a rather fantastic ‘mailing … 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 in Pictures!

The Center for Cartoon Studies traveled the many miles in many cars (and a few trains) to the Small Press Expo 2011. For many students, this was their first convention and they could not stop expressing their joy. Dave W. … Continue reading

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Ignatz Nominations 2011

The Center for Cartoon Studies is happy to announce that three of our auspicious alumni have been nominated for Ignatz Awards!  We have a long and proud history of Ignatz nominations for our faculty and students such as Alec Longstreth, … 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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Unicorn Mountain: The Black Forest

During my time at the Small Press Expo this passed weekend I never was able to find the Unicorn Mountain table.  Luckily a very nice man by the name of Curt Gettman came up and talked to me and we … Continue reading

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