Stories tagged Jaime Hernandez

Luke Healy’s ′14 Americana Guardian’s Book of Year

Cover of Americana by Luke Healy

Americana by Luke Healy ′14 is in The Guardian’s list of Best Comics of 2019. The list includes comic greats like Chris Ware’s Rusty Brown (Pantheon), an epic tale about a single day at a Nebraska school in the mid-1970s; and Jaime Hernandez’s Is This How You See Me? (Fantagraphics), focusing on how the time has molded Maggie and Hopey into complex, middle-aged women from young LA punks.

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Tags: Best Books List, Chris Ware, Fantagraphics, Is This How You See Me?, Jaime Hernandez, Luke Healy, Nobrow, Pantheon, reviews, Rusty Brown, The Guardian

State of the Union: Comics

COMICS HAVE ARRIVED: (l. to r.) Jaime Hernandez, Amie Wright (moderator), CCS faculty Jason Lutes, Raina Telgemeier Photo by Annalisa Pešek

The Center for Cartoon Studies instructor Jason Lutes (Berlin) was part of a panel discussing the state of comics at the American Library Association (ALA) conference in June. Along with Jaime Hernandez (Love and Rockets) and Raina Telgemeier (The Baby-Sitters Club), the panel was moderated by Amie Wright. They discussed their relationships to their characters, the rise of graphic memoir and biography, using comics to promote literacy, and shelving graphic novels separately or with the rest of the collection. Though there was disagreement among the panel, Jason sees shelving graphic novels in the general collection as a step in the right direction.

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Tags: Aime Wright, ALA, Baby-sitters Club, Berlin, CCS Faculty, Graphic Novel Roundtable, Jaime Hernandez, Jason Lutes, Love and Rockets, Raina Telgemeier

Jason Faculty Lutes at ALA’s Presidential Roundtable

Jason Lutes (The Center for Cartoon Studies faculty)

Jason Lutes (Berlin) will be at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Washington, D.C., talking about the state of comics. He is joining a panel with Raina Telgemeier (Smile) and Jaime Hernandez (Love and Rockets), moderated by Amie Wright from the New York Public Library, as part of the newly established Graphic Novels & Comics Roundtable in their first President’s program. The three long-working cartoonists will discuss how they have seen comics change in the last twenty years.

The ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition is from June 20 to 25 and includes a wide variety of programming, including discussion panels, awards, and author events. Jason’s event is Sunday, June 23, from 1pm–2:30pm.

Tags: ALA, Amie Wright, Berlin, Drawn and Quarterly, Fantagraphics, First Second, Graphic Novel, Jaime Hernandez, Jason Lutes, Love and Rockets, Smile

Congratulations 2018 Graduates!

This year’s diploma drawing is by Jaime Hernandez!

Tags: Class of 2018, Commencement, graduation, Jaime Hernandez, Master of Fine Arts, MFA

Visiting Artist: Jaime Hernandez

Jaime Hernandez

Jaime Hernandez, of Love and Rockets fame, spoke at The Center for Cartoon Studies about comics. How he got into them. How he started making them. What he does now. That is a lot to cover because he has been working on Love and Rockets for 35 years.

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Tags: Cartoon Studies, Fantagraphics, Jaime Hernandez, Love and Rockets, Visiting Artist

Spring Visiting Artist Line Up!

The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Spring Visiting Artist lineup is here! Cartoonists and artists due to visit the school this semester include Alison Bechdel, Paige Braddock, Nick Drnaso, Jaime Hernandez, Summer Pierre, Dash Shaw, Jeremy Sorese, Dana Walrath and more!

Tags: Alison Bechdel, Dana Walruth, Dash Shaw, Jaime Hernandez, Jeremy Sorese, Nick Drnaso, Paige Braddock, Summer Pierre

CCS Alumnus and Eisner-Award-Winner Joseph Lambert in Fairy Tale Comics

Fairy Tale Comucs

The Center for Cartoon Studies alumnus and Eisner-award-winning graphic novelist Joseph Lambert was recently invited by editor Chris Duffy to participate in Fairy Tale Comics, Duffy’s second children’s comics anthology for First Second.

The anthology also features stories by Emily Carroll, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Raina Talgemeier, Jillian Tamaki, and Craig Thompson, among others. Read more about Fairy Tale Comucs project and interview with Joseph Lambert on The Schulz Library blog:

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Tags: Children Lit, Chris Duffy, Comics for kids, Emily Carroll, Fairy Tale Comics, First Second, Gilbert Hernandez, Graphic Novel, Jaime Hernandez, Jillian Tamaki, Joseph Lambert, Raina Talgemeier, Schulz Library