Great work from past students!

Hard to keep track of all the great work from my past students, but a few (many are CCS grads for whom I thesis-advised) have crossed my path the past day or two: Melissa Mendes won a Xeric to publish FREDDY STORIES and it’s wonderful. This book is elusive, charming, and odd, like childhood. Go here: http://www.mmmendes.com/freddy/the-book/ The crazy and brilliant Betsey Swardlick wrote a book Colleen Frakes is…

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Comix “remakes” – Maggie Siegel-Berele on Wendy Pini

Wendy and Richard Pini’s Elfquest is my ultimate fantasy escape, reading it scratches an itch. Elfquest  is everything I want in a story, and I chose one of my favorite pages determined to do it justice. It seems profound, attempting to reinvent something that doesn’t need it: redoing your hero’s work is terrifying and exhilarating.   I went into this project hoping to continue the Pini’s story, without disrupting it’s…

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