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Entry two: remembering Dylan Williams, collaborative work, and drafting nostalgia.

Alas, here is my second entry as a comics certificate student. Or should I say, my last entry as a pre-comics certificate program student? The program starts next week, and I’m really excited about it! But, before I go into that, first and foremost, I would like to acknowledge Dylan Williams, one of the comic […]

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Greetings from a comics certificate program student!

Hello IPRC followers, members, friends, and strangers! I’m Fiona Smith (sometimes I go by fionakilla, or Fiona Avocado… still feelin’ both of those out…) I am a newbie to Portland who moved here a month ago from Michigan to do the IPRC’s Comics and Graphic Novels Certificate Program this year! I’m really excited to be […]

From the Eyes of an IPRC Intern

My name is Natalie and I am the IPRC’s newest foster child (I’ll be interning here for the next 6 weeks)! I’m a literature and theatre student from Bennington College in Vermont (via California) and a longtime proponent of zinemaking. Although this is only officially my second day at work here, it’s obvious to me […]

R.I.P. Gocco

Times are tough for “analog,” or non-digital, media these days.  Last year, Polaroid announced it was ending production of its namesake cameras and film.  As supplies run thin, many enthusiasts are racing to find the last caches of film, and paying hefty prices for them. Photo: Gretchin Lair As personal computers make a easier and […]

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