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OCP presents: Comics in the Park with Sarah Mirk and Anis Mojgani (August 10) – Free

Join us for our next event in our Summer 2022 series with artist-in-residence Sarah Mirk. This is a BYOP event (bring your own pen or pencil!). What: Poetry…

Using Comics to teach

Suzanne Giacotto shows how reading and creating comics taps into how our brains learn more effectively. From Language Magazin, August 3, 2022. Over the past two centuries, as…

Underground USA

UNDERGROUND USA was a one day public history/arts education event which focused on one chapter of Oregon print cartooning history. It took place on October 15, 2016 at…

John Reed’s Portland

Oregon Cartoon Institute created the original map in honor of Paramount Pictures’ decision to digitize/make accessible all “The Witnesses” interviews shot for REDS by Warren Beatty. Oregon Cartoon…

Survey Course Oregon Animation History

In May 2013, Anne Richardson taught a survey course entitled Oregon Animation History at the Hollywood Theatre. The Oregon Cartoon Project has archived the original syllabus for future…

Portland Pop in Three Centuries

Portland is a pop machine. The first American political cartoonist to achieve superstar status, Homer Davenport, made his professional debut in Portland. Mel Blanc, the most revered voice…

Black Panther: Interrogating a Cultural Phenomenon

Named a Nonfiction Book Awards Gold Winner by the Nonfiction Authors AssociationGold Winner of the 2022 eLit Book Award for Popular CultureWinner of a National Indie Excellence Award…

Bodies and Boundaries in Graphic Fiction: Reading Female and Nonbinary Characters

This book by Jessica Baldanzi examines the fictional female bodies of four stylistically distinct comics artists in the United States—Chris Ware, Emil Ferris, Ebony Flowers, and Tillie Walden—whose…

Mid Century Oregon Genius

Image: Screenshot taken from THE OLIVE TREES OF JUSTICE When Will Vinton and Bob Gardiner won their Oscar in 1975, independent film making in Oregon seemed to be…

Hillbillies in Hollywood

Oregon Cartoon Institute co-founder Dennis Nyback presented this special program at various movie theaters across Oregon.