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BRIAN RALPH WORKSHOP

Posted on 31 March 2008 by admin

Acclaimed indie comic book creator Brian Ralph will join us for a lecture and workshop on Friday, April 4 in room 101 at N

Brian’s illustrations have appeared in a number of publications, including Wired and the New York Post. He is a member of the underground art collective known as Fort Thunder. His comic Cave-In was very well received, and was nominated for three Harveys and one Eisner award, as well as being picked as one of the five best comics of 1999, according to the Comics Journal.

Brian’s long awaited Crum Bums is slated to be released in October 2008 by Top Shelf Productions.

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WOMEN IN COMICS: KATHIE TURNER, PhD.

Posted on 31 March 2008 by admin

Join us on  Wednesday, April 2 as the sequential art department welcomes Kathie Turner, Ph.D., for a presentation on Women in Comics.  The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Student Center (120 Montgomery St., Savannah).

Kathie Turner is a professor of communication studies and director of oral communication at Davidson College. A rhetorical analyst,  Turner studies communication as a process of social influence, particularly in the areas of media, politics, popular culture and women’s issues. Her publications include a monograph on mass media and popular culture and articles on the future of rhetorical studies, presidential libraries, comic strips, and the history of product placement. An ongoing project is a book-length study of the images of women in comic strips.

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LOUISE BORDEN TO VISIT

Posted on 31 March 2008 by admin

Acclaimed children’s book author, Louise Borden, will be speaking to the sequential art department on Wednesday, April 2 at 11 a.m. at Corbin Hall (right across E. Broad, beside Norris Hall).

Borden is known for renowned titles such as Cecily G. and the 9 Monkeys, The John Hancock Club, The Last Day of School, Sleds on Boston Common, and  A. Lincoln and Me.

Louise

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FLETCHER HANKS REDUX

Posted on 21 March 2008 by admin

Hey folks – check out the results of the Fletcher Hanks Web Anthology project! The Web-comic anthology site is up and live here.

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LEARN HOW TO PODCAST

Posted on 19 March 2008 by admin

The Graduate Online Comics class has made a tutorial Web comic on podcasting! If you were ever curious about how to do it, here’s your chance to learn the ins and outs thanks to the work of Brittany Michel, Jarrett Williams, Shawn Gilchrist, Matt Razzano, James “Hip Hop” Hornsby, Rashad Doucet, Kevin Burkhalter, M!a Paluzz!, and Derek Larson!

Check it out here.

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AROUND COMICS, ROUND III

Posted on 14 March 2008 by admin

The SCADs are back. Join Professor Jeremy Mullins and some of his graduate students from the Savannah College of Art & Design as they cover some of the top headlines in the world of comic book news and give their recommendations in Top of the Stack. Listen in here as Jeremy recounts his rollerblade and homeless horror stories, a dramatic reading of one of comics up-and-coming writers, and much much more.

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SCAD, CAMERON STEWART, & AROUND COMICS

Posted on 06 March 2008 by admin

The second fill-in episode for the Around Comics podcast, created by the Winter 08 graduate online comics class, was posted late on Wednesday, March 5. Students spoke to comic artist Cameron Stewart (Transmetropolitan, Cat Woman, The Other Side, and Sin Titulo) about a wide variety of industry-related topics. Early feedback on the Around Comic message boards has been very positive. Click here to listen to the show, and then click here to leave some love on the Around Comics forum. 

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promo art by graduate student Tyler Niccum.

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MIA PALUZZI, KEL MCDONALD – STRANGE SOMEONE

Posted on 06 March 2008 by admin

Graduate student Mia Paluzzi and undergraduate Kel McDonlad have teamed up on a new Keenspot feature entitled Strange Someone – a spin-off series of McDonald’s firmly established Keenspot feature Sorcery 101. Keenspot is the most frequented Web-comic portal, with an average of 50 million page views per month, and provides opportunities for creators to generate revenue via banner advertisements.  To view their work, click here.   strange.jpg 

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Andrea Bell’s The Wendy that Stayed

Posted on 02 March 2008 by Pickles

Sequential Graduate student Andrea Bell releases her first novel (words kids, the picture is on the cover), The Wendy that Stayed through Grad Alum Seth Jones’ KaviDog Press. The book is printed through Lulu.com. Support your fellow SEQA student and get yours today! Catch Andrea in the building or order the book online here.

Wendy Cover

Cover art by Julie Collins-Rousseau

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