Stories tagged Uncivilized Books

Cooper Whittlesey’s “Omens of Normal Living”

Omens of Normal Living by Cooper Whittlesey

Cooper Whittlesey (’16) is a multi-talented creator. In addition to creating comics, he is also a singer in a band and an actor. His most debut comic from Uncivilized Books is out now, Omens of Normal Living.

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Alum at Comic Arts Brooklyn 2017

November 11, 2017

Comic Arts Brooklyn 2017 banner

In a few weeks on November 11, 2017, is Comic Arts Brooklyn. The event is at a new location this year, the Pratt Institute. You can see a few alum there this year.

Sophie Goldstein will be there for the release of her graphic novel House of Women with Fantagraphics. House of Women is a sci-fi story about four women trying to “civilize” the natives of a distant planet. Get it early: They go fast.

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CCS Industry Day

AD.THEOVEN.CVR.72The Oven by CCS alum Sophie Goldstein published by AdHouse Books.

Industry Day gives both the students a chance to have their portfolios looked at by the best in the business (maybe arrange an internship) while the publishers get a chance to see the future of the comics industry and know what talent to look out for. This year guests include CCS alum Jen Vaughn (Fantagraphics, ComicsCurator), Allison Baker (Monkey Brain Comics), Tom Kaczynksi (Uncivilized books), Chris Pitzer (AdHouse), Bill Kartalopoulos (Best American Comics).

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Will Eisner Week Lecture: Sophie Yonow

March 5, 2015


In celebration of Will Eisner Week, Sophie Yanow, CCS fellow and cartoonist from Northern California whose work fluctuates between the macro and the micro, will talk about her approach to nonfiction, autobiography, and poetry in comics making. In the fall of 2011 she moved to Montreal, Quebec where she joined the well regarded Colosse comics collective. In Situ, a collection of journal comics documenting her transition to Montreal, won wide acclaim in US and Canada. Her work has also frequently appeared online on Top Shelf Comix, Te Rumpus, the Nib, and many others. Her latest book, War of Streets and Houses published by Uncivilized Books, was nominated for an Ignatz Award for ‘Outstanding Graphic Novel’ in 2014.

Thursday, March 5, 3pm
At The Center for Cartoon Studies Post Office Building

Free and open to the public.

Special thanks to our reception sponsor Maple Street Catering and Big Fatty’s BBQ!



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