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SPRING EISNER LECTURE: Jillian Tamaki in Conversation with Glynnis Fawkes

The Center for Cartoon Studies, The Leslie Center for Humanities at Dartmouth,, and the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation present Jillian Tamaki in conversation with Glynnis Fawkes.

Attention Upper Valley Community! Award-winning artist and creator, Jillian Tamaki is our featured speaker for the annual Spring Eisner Lecture! In addition, our award-winning cartoonist and faculty member, Glynnis Fawkes will be moderating! We are very excited, and we hope to see on Thursday, April 20, at 5 PM for the free lecture at Dartmouth College’s Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences, Room 001. We hope you will join us!

Thursday, April 20, at 5 PM
This event is free and open to the public.

The Norwich Bookstore will be selling books and Jillian will be signing after the talk.

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Young Adult comics at The Schulz Library

Young Adult is a booming genre. To keep things simple, in The Schulz Library we group YA and Middle Grade books. Either way, it is a popular section!

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CCS Featured Guests at TCAF:

TCAF poster by featured guset Fiona Smyth

At the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) this May 12-13, Melanie Gillman ′12 and former CCS fellow Liniers are both feature guests along with Inio Asano (Goodnight Punpun, VIZ Media, 2016), Vera Brosgol (Leave Me Alone, Roaring Book Press, 2016), Emily Carroll (Through the Woods, Margaret K McElderry Books, 2014), Michael DeForge (Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero, Drawn and Quarterly, 2017), Hope Larson (Mercury, Atheneum Books, 2010), Jillian Tamaki (Super Mutant Magic Academy, Drawn and Quarterly, 2015), Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer [writer], First Second, 2010), and Jen Wang (The Prince and the Dressmaker, First Second, 2018).

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Past Cartoonist Studio Prize winners of Best Print Comic

Pages from Libby’s Dad by Eleanor Davis, winner of 2017 Best Print Comic

The Cartoonist Studio Prize is back for it’s sixth year. Two creators, one each for print and online, are selected each year and receive $1,000. Every year, the judges are Slate’s Jacob Brogan, a CCS representative (this year, Kevin Czap), and a guest judge (this year, Andrew Farago from San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum). Submissions are currently open an any English comic published in 2017 is eligible, so submit before the deadline, January 31, 2018.

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Tillie Walden ′16 is a Special Guest at Small Press Expo 2017

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:

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.

Spinning by Tillie Walden

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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:

Order a copy of Fairy Tale Comics today!

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