Renowned cartoonist Craig Thompson visits Calvin College

by (drewdamron)

Submitted 04-25-2012 under OPINION

Craig Thompson is a cartoonist whose work is pushing the medium into new and exciting directions. Known for his comics of immense proportion (Blankets and Habibi), he visited Calvin College as an exhibitor for its twelfth biannual Festival...

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Rebooting family game night

by (rpontius)

Submitted 12-06-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

"Most people don't realize that 20% or less of the games on the market are represented in stores like Wal-Mart or other mass retailers," estimates Priscilla Collins, co-owner of White Cap Comics. "Just in this store, on these four...

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GR Comics Society to hold release party for its long awaited first collection

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 05-24-2011 under NEWS

When the Grand Rapids Comic Society formed two years ago, they dreamed of assembling an anthology to be able to say, "Look, Grand Rapids! We are establishing a comics scene, and we are the artists." This Thursday at 6 p.m. at The Sparrows...

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GR Comics Roundtable explores possibilities comics can provide

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 03-19-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

When Matthew Reidsma left Boston to move to Grand Rapids, he didn't expect to find another comics round table like the one he enjoyed  while living in Boston, nor did he expect to start one in Grand Rapids. Then he met fellow comic artist Drew...

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Great Lakes Swimmers

by (reidsrow)

Submitted 11-10-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

An easy-to-follow cartoon picture story and critical review of the live musical performance by The Great Lakes Swimmers and The Wooden Birds at the Ladies' Literary Club on October 20, 2009, hosted by the enthusiastic but unqualified reviewers Wendy...

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