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The Cartoonist Studio Prize: The Shortlists

The seventh annual award for best print and web comic of the year, from Slate and The Center for Cartoon Studies. Read the full story on!

Best Print Comic of the Year: 2018 Shortlist

Chlorine Gardens by Keiler Roberts. Koyama Press.
Girl Town by Carolyn Nowak. Top Shelf.
Passing for Human by Liana Finck. Random House.
Poochytown by Jim Woodring. Fantagraphics.
Space Academy 123 by Mickey Zacchilli. Koyama Press.
Tongues No. 2 by Anders Nilsen. No Miracles.
Why Art? by Eleanor Davis. Fantagraphics.
Windowpane by Joe Kessler. Breakdown.
Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures by Yvan Alagbé. New York Review Comics.
Young Frances by Hartley Lin. AdHouse.

Best Web Comic of the Year: 2018 Shortlist

“As Before, So Behind” by Ted Closson.
“Being an Artist and a Mother” by Lauren Weinstein.
Comics by Tara Booth.
The Girl Who Flew Away by M. Dean.
“Having a Role in Life” by Elísabet Rún, translated by Unnur Bjarnadóttir.
Nancy by Olivia Jaimes.
“Sylvia Plath’s Last Plan” by Summer Pierre.
This Modern World by Tom Tomorrow.
Three Comics by E.A. Bethea.
“A Trip to the Museum With Cartoonist John Porcellino” by Gabrielle Bell.

Congratulations to all!

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The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels

Ho to Read Nancy

How to Read Nancy (Fantagraphics) illuminates the art of comics by analyzing the Ernie Bushmiller classic. Written by The Center for Cartoon Studies longtime summer faculty member Paul Karasik along with co-author Mark Newgarden, it won 2018 Eisner Award Winner: Best Comics-Related Book. Nancy is a beloved comic strip, and Bushmiller was known for his deep understanding of the comics format. Karasik and Newgarden use Nancy to explore how to make a comic and offer insight not only into Nancy but into the entire discipline of comics.

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Tags: cartoonstudies, Comics, Ernie Bushmiller, How to, Mark Newgarden, Nancy, Olivia Jaimes, Paul Karasik, The Ride Together

The Schulz Library Collection: Daily Comics

We have close to 20,000 books and zines that include graphic novels and gags, anthologies and mini comics, classic comics, daily/weekly comic collections, student work, manga, reference and more. Thanks for generous donations from publishers, artists, and collectors the world over, our collection is abundant and unique. From our selection of contemporary graphic novels, zines, student and faculty work, to our out-of-print and rare collections of gag cartoons and classic newspaper strips, The Schulz Library is a dream come true for the cartoonist bibliophile.

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Tags: Angela Boyle, B.C., Bad Machinery, Ben Katchor, Bridget Comeau, Calvin and Hobbes, Cartoon Studies, cartoonstudies, Daily Comics, Dan Knott, Danielle Corsetto, Doonesbury, Ernie Bushmiller, Frank King, Garry Trudeau, Gary Larson, Gasoline Alley, George Herriman, Girls With Slingshots, Jerry Scott, Jess Johnson, Jim Borgman, John Allison, Johnny Hart, Julius Knipl, Krazy Kat, Liniers, Macanudo, Moomin, Nancy, Nancy Dreams and Schemes, Night of the Crash-Test Dummies, Penny Arcade, Pogo, Schulz Library, The Far Side, Tove Jansson, Zits

The Center for Cartoon Studies Archive Exhibit at Studio Place Arts Gallery


From The Center for Cartoon Studies Archives
Studio Place Arts in Barre Vermont

Jan. 19 – Feb. 20, 2016

From the comic strip to the comic book to the graphic novel, The Center for Cartoon Archive includes all kinds of original cartoon art. Whether its work by Richard Thompson (Cul de Sac),Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey), Patrick McDonnell (Mutt’s) Ernie Bushmiller (Nancy), or Alison Bechdel (Fun Home), the collection is a vital part of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) curriculum, regularly brought into the classroom and exhibited to inspire the next generation of cartoonists.

Studio Place Arts
Barre, Vermont
Tues-Fri: 11am-5pm
Sat: Noon-4pm

Tags: Alison Bechdel, Beetle Bailey, Cartoon Studies Archive, cartoonist, Cartoons, CCS, Cul de Sac, Ernie Bushmiller, Fun Home, Mort Walker, Mutt's, Nancy, Patrick McDonnell, Richard Thompson, SPA Gallery, Studio Place Arts, Vermont