Showing posts with label Virginia Commonwealth University. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Virginia Commonwealth University. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Virginia Commonwealth University picks comic book as item 2 million

See "Spider-Man comic VCU Libraries' 2 millionth volume" By the Associated Press, September 28, 2009. It's the Obama Spider-Man appearance, but still this is an odd story. Thanks to Tom Inge and another big donor they've got a decent comic book collection, but it's not something they're really known for.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Former VCU student Carolyn Belefski and her webcomic

See "BELEFSKI'S COMICAL CURLS," by Jennifer M. Contino, Comicon's The Pulse May 12 2009 for an interview with Carolyn Belefski on her webcomic, Curls. She started the comic when she was at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

VCU student cartoonist featured in campus newspaper

See "Cartoonist proves artistic passion," by VERONICA GARABELLI - Associate Spectrum Editor, Commonwealth Times 9/29/08 for a story on communication arts major Allison Smith. Virgnia Commonwealth University in Richmond has been pumping up its comics collection lately - they've got the collection of my friend Tom Inge. Speaking of Richmond and Tom, his exhibit on Poe in the comics is still on view.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Eisner's PS Magazine scanned and online at VCU Library

Virginia Commonwealth University of Richmond has scanned and posted 162 issues of PS Magazine, Will Eisner's military training comic book.

Bob Andelman will be interviewing the librarian in charge of the project Cindy Jackson, as well as the author of the upcoming book, Will Eisner & PS Magazine, Paul Fitzgerald, on FRIDAY, APRIL 18 at 1 p.m. The URL is: and you can participate in a simultaneous web chat or call in and ask the experts your own questions at (646) 595-3135.

VCU's library is also the home of Tom Inge's comic book collection.