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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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Tags: Cartoon Studies, Drawn and Quarterly, Emily Carroll, First Second, Good Night Planet, Goodnight Punpun, Hope Larson, Inio Asano, Jen Wang, Jillian Tamaki, Leave Me Alone, Liniers, Macanudo, Mariko Tamaki, Melanie Gillman, Mercury, Michael DeForge, Sticks Angelica Folk Hero, Super Mutant Magic Academy, TCAF, The Big Wet Balloon, The Prince and the Dressmaker, This One Summer, Through the Woods, TOON Books, Vera Brosgol, Written and Drawn by Henrietta

CCS recent fellow Liniers is a Guest of Honor at MOCCA 2018

MOCCA 2018 Banner Art

Liniers, well-known Argentine cartoonist, The Center for Cartoon Studies 2016-17 Fellow, will be a Guest of Honor at MOCCA (April 7-8, 2018) alongside Roz Chast, Mike Mignola, Nate Powell, and Andrew Aydin. Liniers’s most recent book is Good Night, Planet (2017) from TOON Books, available in Spanish and English. This Level 2 book (for grades 1 and 2) watches what happens when you are asleep and your toys go out to play.

The 2018 MoCCA Arts Festival will take place April 7-8th, 2018 at Metropolitan West in New York City with programming mere steps away at Ink48 (653 11th Ave).

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Tags: Andrew Aydin, Cartoon Studies, CCS Fellow, Good Night Planet, Guest of Honor, Liniers, Macanudo, Mike Mignola, MoCCA, Nate Powell, Roz Chast, Society of Illustrators, The Big Wet Balloon, TOON Books, Written and Drawn by Henrietta

Visiting Artists:
Mo Willems and Liniers

Artwork by Mo Willems and Liniers

Mo Willems’s work in children’s books, TV, animation, theater, and bubble gum card painting has garnered three Caldecott Honors, two Geisel Medals, five Geisel Honors, three Carnegie Medals, six Emmys, and multiple bubble gum cards. He is best known for his Elephant & Piggie books and worst known for his Cartoon Network TV series, Sheep in the Big City.

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Tags: Alberto Montt, Animation, Argentina, bubble gum cards, Caldecott Honor, Carnegie Medal, Cartoon Studies, CCS Fellow, children's books, Elephant and Piggie, Emmy, Enchanted Lion, Fellow, Geisel Honor, Geisel Medal, Good Night Planet, Liniers, Macanudo, Mad Magazine, Mo Willems, Sheep in the Big City, The Big Wet Balloon, theater, TOON Books, TV, Visiting Artist, Written and Drawn by Henrietta