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How to Study Comics & Graphic Novels: A Graphic Introduction to Comics Studies

You want to study comics but are uncertain about where and how to start? In this guide, Josean Morlesín Mellado, Enrique del Rey Cabero and Michael Goodrum cover…

Setting up at the Rose City Comic Con

Day 0: We are setting up our booth. Come see us, starting tomorrow. Highlights: Comic giveaway, free stickers, OCP logo competition, exhibit of Oregon’s cartooning history. Find us…

Indigenous Comics and Graphic Novels: An Annotated Database

The Indigenous Comics Annotated Bibliography open access resource at the journal Jeunesse has been updated to include recent & forthcoming comics by Indigenous comics creators. This is a living document…

Matt Groening: (Almost) Oregon History Maker 2015

Each year, the Oregon Historical Society honors a number of people and organizations as Oregon History Makers. According to a written exchange between Anne Richardson and Lisa Groening,…

Mel Blanc Project

What was the Mel Blanc Project? The Mel Blanc Project consisted a series of public history/art education events made possible in part by a grant from the Kinsman Foundation and by…

The 2015 Oregon Cartoon Institute Pop-Up Storefront

“The Portland Sign” by Christopher Neugebauer is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. A project that never took place was a planned pop-up storefront to educate people about Oregon’s…

Disney is Oregon Territory

Below are Oregonians who contributed to Disney success. Download this page here. Pinto Colvig (1892-1967), print cartoonist turned animator turned voice artist. Born in Jacksonville. Oregon’s first professional…

Videos of the 2016 Oregon Film History Conference

We have now posted the talks of the 2016 Oregon Film History Conference, including Dark Horse Comics founder Mike Richardson’s keynote From Publisher to Producer. Image credit: Luigi…

Shakespeare is Oregon Territory

This compilation is also available as a pdf here. Angus Bowmer founds the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Ashland, 1935. James Blue directs an 8mm version of HAMLET as a…

Visit us in booth #1043 at the 10th Rose City Comic Con 2022

Instead of a long-winded introduction, see the poster below, watch a trailer, and take a look at this year’s guest list. Visit the Oregon Cartoon Project Booth #1043…