Tillie Walden ’16 is a Special Guest at Small Press Expo 2017
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An incredible line up of SPX special guests is slated for 2017! Including recent The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) recent graduate Tillie Walden ’16. SPX takes place September 16 & 17, in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information, and to buy tickets, visit: smallpressexpo.com
Tillie Walden won two Ignatz Awards at SPX in 2016, a few months after graduating from CCS.
Winning in both categories Tillie was nominated for: Outstanding Artist & Promising New Talent! The Outstanding Artist category reflects, in the Jurors’ opinion, the best execution of graphic skill by an individual within the comic medium. Click here to read all about it.
Spinning is anticipated to be a bestseller in 2017! BookExpo named its finalists for its Editors’ Buzz program, which highlights titles in three categories expected to resonate with readers in 2017. In the past, selected nine books that proved to be bestsellers, according to BookExpo. The program has, in the past, selected nine books that proved to be bestsellers, according to BookExpo.
Spinning will release this September with First Second Books. Preorder a copy.
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Congratulations to CCS 2015 Ignatz Award Nominees!
The Small Press Expo (SPX), the preeminent showcase for the exhibition of independent comics, graphic novels and alternative political cartoons, is pleased to announce the 2015 nominees for the annual presentation of the Ignatz Awards, a celebration of outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. The Ignatz Awards will be presented at the gala Ignatz Awards ceremony held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 9:30 P.M. For more information on SPX: spxpo.com
Outstanding Graphic Novel
Saint Cole by CCS Fellow Noah Van Sciver
Promising New Talent
CCS alum Dakota McFadzean (’12) – Don’t Get Eaten by Anything
The Oven by CCS alum Sophie Goldstein (’13)
Whalen: A Reckoning by CCS alum Audry (’15)
Outstanding Online Comic
Mom Body by CCS alum Rebecca Roher (’15)
Click here for a complete list of Ignatz nominees!
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Visiting Artist: Executive Director of Small Press Expo Warren Bernard
Warren Bernard is Executive Director of the Small Press Expo (SPX) independent sequential art festival, and is a comics-focused writer and historian. He co-authored the Eisner Award-nominated book Drawing Power, and has extensively researched and written about the 1950s Juvenile Delinquency / Senate Comic Book Hearings. A contributor to more than a dozen books, he often provides rare materials from his own extensive collection. Both the Library of Congress and The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) have hosted his lectures. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Alum Sophie Goldstein Wins Outstanding Mini-Comic Ignatz Award!
Congratulations! Outstanding Mini-Comic: House of Women, by CCS alum Sophie Goldstein.
Outstanding Anthology or Collection: QU33R, edited by Robert Kirby also features several CCS folks!
Click here to see a complete list of 2014 Ignatz nominees and award winners.
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CCS Alum and Fellows Nominated for SPX Ignatz Awards
The Center for Cartoon Studies Alum (Sophie Goldstein, Luke Howard, Dane Martin) and incoming Fellow Sophie Yanow are nominees for this year’s Ignatz Awards! Alums Annie Murphy, Jose-Luis Olivares, Sasha Steinberg & recent Fellow Nicole Georges contributed to the nominated QU33R anthology!
Click here to see the complete list of 2014 Small Press Expo Ignatz Nominees.
Small Press Expo will take place September 13-14, 2014, at the North Bethesda Marriott Convention Center in Washington. Attendees vote for the award during the convention on September 13; the Ignatz ceremony, which is open to the public, is held that evening. For more information about SPX, visit: spxpo.com
Image above is from Outstanding Artist Ignatz Nominee Sophie Goldstein’s House of Women.
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