Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick in Conversation On Thurs., Dec. 5, at 6:30pm, the English Department will present the 55th Annual Kellogg Lecture featuring Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue...
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Welcome to the Comics Studies Program at Portland State.

The Comics Studies program is truly interdisciplinary, drawing from theory and hands-on practice, preparing participants to work in the field of comics and cartoon art as writers, artists, and scholars. Portland is particularly well known as the home of numerous artists, authors, scholars, and publishers specializing in comic art, this program seeks to enhance ties with the local comics community. Comics Studies at Portland State University will be a vibrant, dynamic program on the cutting edge of contemporary literature and art practice that serves our students, our mission as a university, and our local community.