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New Book: Wildfire by Oregon Cartoonist Breena Bard

An inspiring and moving graphic novel, Wildfire follows climate change through the eyes of one middle-school girl, who’s eager to turn her anger into action. Julianna loved her…

Now in Paperback: Female Cartoonists in the United States Bad Girls and Invisible Women

This book by Hélène Tison provides an introduction to women cartoonists in the US, reading their work from a feminist, literary and stylistic perspective, which shines a light…

Announcing the 2023 Davenport International Cartoon Contest (and welcoming Gus Frederick to the OCP board)

We are excited to announce that Gus Frederick from Silverton has joined the board of the Oregon Cartoon Project. Gus is a native Oregonian, born in 1954, 100…

The Oregon Zine Machine at the Mid Valley Comic Art Expo this weekend!

Are you heading to the MVCAE? So are we – find us in the Artist Alley Booth A8 on Sunday only. Stop by to make an eight-page zine…

‘Pinocchio’ Oscar casts spotlight on Portland filmmaking, and stop-motion animation

Read an excerpt from an “Oregonian” article published on March 19, 2023: Last weekend, Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson and their team won the Oscar for best animated…

Documentary about the history of LGBTQ comics airs on PBS as controversy rages about books in schools

If you missed our OCP-sponsored screening of NO STRAIGHT LINES, cry no more. The film is coming to PBS as part of their Independent Lens series. Watch it…

We have a winner!

After many rounds of discussions, selections, more debates, and then a vote, our jury has selected the following design to become the new OCP logo: The jury selected…

Open Access article: Comics, emceeing and graffiti: A graphic narrative about the relationship between hip-hop culture and comics culture (Darnel Degand)

Click here to read the entire article for free. Below is the abstract the author posted on the journal website Hip-hop culture will officially turn 50 years old…

Oregon Artswatch: Portland: Comics City, U.S.A.

Oregon Artswatch just ran an excellent piece on this year’s Eisner Awards, the Oscars of the comics industry. Seven winners in 2022 are from Oregon. TJ Acena talked…

Rose City Comic Con Day 2

And we thought yesterday was busy…. See for yourself what happened today. We were unable to keep tally of how many hundreds of people stopped by to draw…