Posts Tagged ‘CCS’

Gag Work From Holly Foltz & Lena Chandhok

Posted by on October 11th, 2010 at 5:55 AM

Rob reviews minis from CCS students Holly Foltz & Lena Chandhok.

The Wind and the Sun and INterruption, by Lena Chandhok.  Chandhok is starting her second semester at the Center for Cartoon Studies, and her potential as a

More Dark Fancy From Colleen Frakes

Posted by on October 9th, 2010 at 5:38 AM

Rob kicks off a month of reviewing various comics related to students from the Center For Cartoon Studies by looking at Tragic Relief #8 and #9, by Colleen Frakes.

Much like Eleanor Davis, Colleen Frakes is building up a body

Fear Of The Unknown: Indestructible Universe Quarterly

Posted by on September 20th, 2010 at 5:02 AM

Rob reviews the fourth and fifth issues of Indestructible Universe Quarterly, by Morgan Pielli.

Morgan Pielli’s Indestructible Universe Quarterly (henceforth IUQ) minicomics series is a one-man anthology featuring new stories, reprints and a print serialization of a webcomic.  Pielli’s

American Nightmare: Smuttynose

Posted by on September 18th, 2010 at 5:35 AM

Rob reviews the first three issues of Bob Oxman’s Smuttynose, an account of a grisly murder spree in 1870s America.

Rick Geary hasn’t entirely cornered the market on depictions of famous murders in comics form.  The three issues to

Picture Show: Nymphonomena

Posted by on September 13th, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Rob reviews Nymphonomena, a themed anthology by Pat Barrett, Josh Kramer, Betsey Swardlick and Ben Horak.

Of the many anthologies to emerge from the Center for Cartoon Studies, Nymphonomena has emerged as one of the best, with only the

Quest’s End: New Comics From Colleen Frakes & Alex Kim

Posted by on September 8th, 2010 at 5:09 AM

Rob reviews The Trials of Sir Christopher, by Colleen Frakes; and Eagle Flight Squad 2030 A.D.: Bird On Fire, by Alex Kim.

It’s been difficult to pin down exactly what sort of cartoonists Center For Cartoon Studies grads

One-Woman Anthologies From Laura Terry & Penina Gal

Posted by on August 25th, 2010 at 5:49 AM

Rob reviews Dance After Dark by Laura Terry and The Rapt Attention And Deep Emotion Caused By The Sight Of Something Extraordinary, by Penina Gal.

Laura Terry and Penina Gal are graduates of the Center for Cartoon Studies who

Finding A Voice: These Things Happen

Posted by on August 21st, 2010 at 5:36 AM
Rob reviews the third and fourth issues of Sam Carbaugh's minicomic, These Things Happen.

The Pleasures of Mark-Making: New Comics From Joseph Lambert & Jose-Luis Olivares

Posted by on July 31st, 2010 at 5:58 AM

Rob reviews Polite Fiction 2, by Jose-Luis Olivares; and Tantrum & Everyday, by Joseph Lambert.

Polite Fiction 2, by Jose-Luis Olivares.  I’ve noted before that Olivares is one of the most interesting artists to emerge from the Center

Division of Labor: Tag Team #1

Posted by on July 28th, 2010 at 5:09 AM

Rob reviews the first issue of the collaborative anthology Tag Team, by Pat Barrett, Robyn Chapman, Colleen Frakes, Morgan Pielli, Sam Carbaugh, and Dennis Pacheco.

Tag Team is a collaborative comic in which six artists contribute to six four-page

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