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Seattle: Short Run Comix + Arts Festival

Short Run 2019

Short Run is coming on November 9 in Seattle, WA, and despite being on the opposite coast from The Center for Cartoon Studies, you can find some CCS grads with their comics. With a focus on comics, Short Run includes all sorts of self-publishers and small press. Free to the public!

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Tags: Alec Longstreth, Angela Boyle, awesome 'possum, Basewood, Ben Horak, Charlotte Bronte before Jane Eyre, Colleen Frakes, Convention, Glynnis Fawkes, Graphic Novels, Grump Toast, Iron Scars, Isle of Elsi, Prison Island, Short Run

CCS at Short Run

Short Run 2018 poster

If you are going to be in the Seattle area, Short Run is coming up on November 3, and CCS has a table with Alec Longstreth, creator of Phase 7. From 1–3, he will be doing portfolio reviews. And all day someone will be there to answer questions you might have about attending the school. No need to RSVP, just swing by with your stuff.

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Tags: Alec Longstreth, Angela Boyle, awesome 'possum, Ben Horak, cartoonstudies, Colleen Frakes, DW, Fantagraphics, Flying Dodo Publications, Grump Toast, Her Blood and Bone, Montebank, Phase 7, portfolio review, Prison Island, Retrofit, ShortRun, Sophie Yanow, What Is a Glacier?, Zest Books

Alum Releases Graphic Memoir About Growing Up On A Prison Island


The Center for Cartoon Studies alum Colleen Frakes ′07 Prison Island released September 1. Frakes graphic memoir Prison Island, tells her story of growing up on the McNeil Island, living in a company town near the prison, and the remote island life challenges to Colleen and her sister.

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Tags: Cartoon Studies, cartoonist, CCS, Colleen Frakes, Comics, Graphic Memoir, Graphic Novel, Prison Island