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More CCS on Instagram

Tillie Walden ′16 in The Center for Cartoon Studies Schulz Library during her time teaching summer workshops.

If you want more comics in your life, and more from The Center from Cartoon Studies (CCS), you should be keeping an eye on the CCS Instagram: @cartoonstudies. You will find posts about alum and students with new books and awards, about the library, and reblogs from alum and students posting great art.

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Tags: cartoonstudies, centerforcartoonstudies, instagram, Jarad Greene, Penina Gal, Schulz Library, Summer Workshops, Tillie Walden

Alum Spotlight: Sasha Velour

Photo by Maddellyn Hatter

Sasha Velour ′13, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, is keeping busy. In June she did an interview with Darren Perron for WCAX, a Burlington, Vermont, station. They talk about winning the crown, eating disorders, losing her mom to cancer, and how she credits The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) for launching her career. She also spoke with Jeremy Hobson from NPR’s Here and Now a few weeks after her crowning.

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Tags: cartoonstudies, CCS Alum, centerforcartoonstudies, interview, One Dollar Drags, RuPaul's Drag Race, Sasha Velour, Velour

CCS Special Guests at SPX

SPX 2018 banner by Molly Ostertag

At SPX this year, faculty Jason Lutes (Berlin) and Max de Radigues (CCS fellow) (Weegee) are both special guests. Jason will be there with the final volume of his trilogy, Berlin. Max de Radigues has also released a new book in French, Stig & Tilde 1 : L’île Du Disparu (The Island of the Disappeared).

Cover of Berlin by Jason Lutes

Jason will be part of the panel “The Epic, Serialized,” with Anders Nilsen (Big Questions, Tongues), Ngozi Ukazu (Check, Please), and Matthew Thurber (Art Comics). Moderator Isaac Cates (Cartozia Tales) will get them to discuss how long comics change over time, serialization, and how outside influences affect long projects.

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Tags: Anders Nilsen, Art Comics, Audobon, Berlin, Big Questions, cartoonstudies, Cartozia Tales, centerforcartoonstudies, Check Plase, Isaac Cates, Jason Lutes, Jeremie Royer, Marc Sobel, Matthew Thurber, Max de Radigues, Ngozi Ukazu, Ron Wimberly, Sentences, SPX, Stig and Tilde, The Love and Rockets Companion, Tongues, Weegee