by Cordelia McGee-Tubb
Comics are a notoriously tricky art form to master. They demand long stretches of quiet concentration and bold, ambitious decision making (both fraught with their own elements of personal danger). Comics ask their creators to become seasoned storytellers, daring illustrators, nuanced designers, and caretakers of a rich, historical medium. Through their coursework and hour after hour working on each page, our graduate cartoonists managed each of these tasks with style. The twelve thesis excerpts featured in this anthology are the proof their efforts were justly rewarded.
I’m so very proud of each member of our graduating class. I’d also like share my heartfelt gratitude to the California College of the Arts MFA in Comics faculty for their guidance and support.
We hope you enjoy our second MFA in Comics Thesis Anthology. Congratulations to our graduates. Here’s to their many successes to come.
Chair, MFA in Comics