Join Portland's Thriving Comics Community

The Comics Studies program at Portland State University 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 is 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.