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Cara Bean

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The Metamorphosis of Munch

A pupil at the Sequential Artists Workshop develops her pupal character into a lavishly illustrated story set in a richly imagined world.

Topics: caterpillars, process, SAW, Sequential Artists Workshop.
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A Very Special Holiday Gift Guide of Sorts

What to get that incredibly specific someone. Hopefully we’re doing this right.

Topics: Alabaster, Alexander Rothman, Autoptic, capitalism, Cara Bean, consumerism, Czap Books, Hic and Hoc, holiday gift guide, Jason Viola, Jessi Zabarsky, Joe Decie, Jon Chad, Keiler Roberts, Kenan Rubenstein, Locust Moon, MICE, Neil Brideau, Nostalgia, Paul K Tunis, Radiator comics, Rebecca Viola, Rob Kirby, Summer Pierre, Thought Bubble.
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SPX: The Small Press Expo, 2014

Impressions of the 20th Small Press Expo from the Festival Season authors / cartoonists / book buddies.

Topics: Andrea Tsurumi, Beth Hetland, Cara Bean, Greg Means, Jason Viola, Jeff Zwirek, Kenan Rubenstein, Kevin Czapiewski, Laura Terry, Marnie Galloway, Molly Brooks, Neil Brideau, Pranas Naujokaitis, Sam Sharpe, Tony Breed.
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On the Road, in Panels

The author’s trip from her home in Massachusetts to the Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville, Florida, filtered through the stylistic lenses of seven of her favorite cartoonists.

Topics: Cara Bean, frogs, process, SAW, Sequential Artists Workshop.
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The RIPE Stuff

A punk aesthetic finds a stately home at Providence’s new Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo.

Topics: Alexander Danner, Allison Schulnik, Andrew White, Cara Bean, Eleri Mai Harris, Jason Viola, Jen Tong, KC Green, Kevin Czapiewski, Kristen Lepore, Krystal DiFronzo, Peter Glantz, Providence, Providence Comics Consortium, RIPExpo, Sam Alden, Talya Modlin, Tayla Modlin, Tony Breed, Whit Taylor.
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Getting Comics Schooled

On the eve of her voyage to Florida to study at the Sequential Artists Workshop, Cara Bean sits down for a wide-ranging interview with a passing Squirrel.

Topics: process, SAW, Sequential Artists Workshop, squirrels.