When students attending the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont complete their degree, they are issued a spectacular diploma. Here’s what was given to the Class of 2015:
Back in 1947, LIFE Magazine asked ten famous cartoonists to draw their characters while wearing a blindfold. How did they do? Here are the results.
For his Mikenesses series, Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors cartoonist Mike Holmes drew himself (often accompanied by his cat Ella) in the styles of more than 100 different cartoonists and animators. It's a neat study that shows a real understanding of the styles—and it's also incredibly charming.
Anyone who views cartooning as high art would do well to check out Diana Nock's The Intrepid Girlbot, a wordless comic about a darling Girlbot and a cybernetically enhanced raccoon searching for their places in the world.
If the Internet was built so that people could post pictures of their cats, then Twitter was built for this. Artists came up with their best kitty-Marvel mashups and tweeted the adorable results.
Lois Lowry's dystopian classic The Giver hasn't been adapted as a graphic novel, but cartoonist Lucy Knisley gives us the next best thing. She has been illustrating brief moments from the book, rendering the colorless sameness of its false utopia.