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Celebrate Will Eisner Week: READ A GRAPHIC NOVEL!

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:00:47 +0000

[ March 1, 2018 to March 7, 2018. ] Will Eisner Week is an Annual Celebration in March, Promoting Comics, Graphic Novel Literacy, Free Speech, and the Legacy of Will Eisner.

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Next Up Visiting Artist: Ben Passmore

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:38:44 +0000

Ben Passmore makes mad comics in his dusty room, including DAYGLOAYHOLE, Goodbye, and Ignatz Award-winning comic Your Black Friend. He’s a regular contributor at The Nib and Vice. He likes to write about politics, monsters, race, sad punks, and narcissism. He is one of the founding organizers of NOCAZ (New Orleans Alternative Comics and Zine [...]

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Summer Workshop Spotlight

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:56:41 +0000

[ July 9, 2018 to July 13, 2018. ]
Beginning Animation Workshop
July 9–13

If you are ready to make your comics walk and talk, you can join Alec Longstreth in Beginning Animation (July 9–13). Cartoonists and animators often walk hand in hand. And often that hand they hold is their own. Many cartoonists take their expertise into the animation industry, often through story boarding and [...]

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Next Up Visiting Artist: Margot Ferrick

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:48:45 +0000

Margot Ferrick book Yours is published by 2dcloud.

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Alum Spotlight: Carl Mefferd

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 21:11:46 +0000

Falling Awake is the debut graphic novel for Carl Mefferd ’11. The story follows a young woman who lives in a world of magic and monsters, but when she falls asleep she lives in modern America. The comic is 88 pages of full color, printed through Rare Earth Comics with funding through Kickstarter this past September. [...]

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Visiting Artist: Kevin Czap

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 21:03:22 +0000

Kevin Czap is a cartoonist and publisher who’s recently found a home in Providence, RI. Known to some as “Comics Mom,” Czap has been active in the scene since 2010, teaching, blogging, cheerleading, and co-organizing a convention in the meantime. They currently are focused on celebrating comics through the micro-press Czap Books, and continuing to [...]

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Alum Lucy Knisley Keynote Speaker at MSU Comic Forum Conference

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 18:12:15 +0000

[ February 23, 2018; ]

Lucy Knisley (’09) is the Creator Keynote Speaker for the Michigan State University Comics Forum 2018. Last year, our very own James Sturm (Market Place) was the Creator Keynote Speaker. The Forum is a multi-day event every year for scholars, creators, and fans of comics. As the creator keynote, Lucy got to draw the poster [...]

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Visiting Artist: MariNaomi

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:10:04 +0000

MariNaomi is the award-winning author and illustrator of Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 (Harper Perennial, 2011), Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories (2dcloud/Uncivilized Books, 2014), Turning Japanese (2dcloud, 2016), I Thought YOU Hated ME (Retrofit Comics, 2016), and the upcoming Life on Earth trilogy (Graphic Universe, 2018-2020). Her work has [...]

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Visiting Artist: Larry Gonick

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 17:46:16 +0000

For the past 40 years, Larry Gonick has used the medium of comics to convey complex ideas. He has written or co-authored 16 books and created several comic strips. The first installment of his famous world-history series, The Cartoon History of the Universe (Doubleday), appeared in 1978 as a 48-page comic book, The Evolution of [...]

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Visiting Artist: R. Sikoryak

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:15:56 +0000

R. Sikoryak’s books include Masterpiece Comics, Terms and Conditions, and The Unquotable Trump (Drawn and Quarterly).  He has drawn for The New Yorker, The Onion, SpongeBob Comics, MAD, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and more.  He’s hosted his Carousel comics performance series around North America since 1997.

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