Stories tagged San Diego Comic-Con

Alum Spotlight: Andrew Arnold

Andrew Arnold, Associate Art Director at First Second

Andrew Arnold (’07) is currently an associate art director at First Second.

You’ve been Associate Art Director at First Second for a year now. What has been your favorite book to work on so far?

The Prince and the Dressmaker! Jen Wang’s artwork is beautiful and the story is so tender. It’s an instant classic!

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

What has been your favorite moment at First Second?

Attending San Diego Comic Con for the first time! It was all I hoped it would be . . . and more!

What project are you looking forward to most at the moment?

Acquiring my first graphic novel by cartoonist Tim Probert. The project is a middle-grade fantasy adventure that follows the story of two friends trying to save the world. Tim’s artwork is expressive and rich; it’s going to be something special.

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Congratulations The Center for Cartoon Studies Eisner Nominees!

Congratulations to all the Eisner Award Nominees, including The Center for Cartoon Studies Daryl Seitchik ’18, Tillie Walden ’16, and co-founder James Sturm:

Best Graphic Album—New
by Daryl Seitchik ’18 (Koyama Press)

Best Digital Comic
On a Sunbeam
by Tillie Walden ’16

Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8), Ape and Armadillo Take Over the World
by James Sturm (Toon Books)

For the complete list of nominees, visit:

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Eisner Awards 2013- Vote Now!


Time once again for the best in the business to be recognized! Voting for the 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards is now open.

List of nominees and links to vote can be found here.

Congratulations to CCS alum Joseph Lambert, nominated for Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller in two categories– Best Publication for Teens (Ages 13-17), and Best Reality-Based Work.

The polls close at midnight, June 12th. Awards will be announced at Comic-Con International in San Diego this July. Vote early, vote often!


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A San Diego Comic-Con BOOM! Studios “Adventure Time” Ultra-Exclusive

July 12, 2012toJuly 15, 2012

BOOM! Studios (Booth #2743 at San Diego Comic-Con International) will feature its line of Adventure Time comic books with an ultra-exclusive limited-edition, handmade mini-comic from The Center for Cartoon Studies faculty Jon Chad!

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