“The Land of Many Monsters” by Alum Denis St. John
Fresh from Denis St. John (’08), The Land of Many Monsters: And Many More Monster Tails is now available from WK Books. This 112-page collection is filled with his short horror comics from the last few years. Stephen R. Bissette (Swamp Thing, penciller) wrote a lengthy and funny foreword.
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Tags: Cartoon Studies, Denis St. John, Graphic Novel, horror, ian richardson, Stephen R. Bissette, WK Books
How do five CCS alumni, one faculty member, and an improvisational acting exercise result in a 96 page graphic novel? What rewards are in store for those who lend their support to this exciting endeavor into collaborative storytelling? Bingo Baby! The pioneer project from the CCS Inky Solomon Center has launched its Kickstarter campaign. Check it out here!
Tags: Amelia Onorato, Bill Bedard, Denis St. John, Donna Almendrala, Jason Lutes, Joseph Lambert
Denis St. John Offers Cartooning Workshops for Vermont’s Big Read
Denis St. John (CCS ’08) has brought his cartooning workshops to high school classrooms all over Vermont as part of the national Big Read program. CCS has partnered with Northern Stage to offer Big Read programming that focuses on book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. In his lesson, Denis compare O’Brien’s collection of Vietnam War stories to the comics of Bernie Krigstien, Art Spiegelman and Will Eisner. Watch the online video lesson.
Tags: Alumni, Big Read, Denis St. John, Northern Stage