Comics & Narrative Practice Major

Write, Illustrate And Publish Your Own Sequential Art.

Be part of the pioneering class of Columbus College of Art & Design's groundbreaking program devoted to telling stories with words and images. You'll create original comics and graphic novels and learn how to shape narrative elements and invent signature styles, stories and characters. You'll also meet with top industry practitioners and immerse yourself in the profession, culture and art of comics as you gain practical experience with story pitches, prepress, budgeting and marketing.

Our graduates can go on to work as independent artists, writers, publishers, comics illustrators, colorists, letterers, storyboard artists and character developers for comics, animation, gaming and toys.


You'll have access to:

  • Fully equipped lighting, print and computer labs
  • 3D-illustration lab with small- and large-scale sculpting, molding and casting equipment
  • 2D-illustration lab with scanners, laser printers and drawing tables
  • Computer lab with Cintiq monitors and Toon Boom, ZBrush and Adobe software

Student and alumni works

  • Something ... Bad
    Comics & Narrative Practice
  • She is Shrinking Still
    Comics & Narrative Practice
  • Unfinished Business
    Comics & Narrative Practice
  • How to Make Chili for your Lizard Girlfriend
    Comics & Narrative Practice
  • Sugary Baggage
    Comics & Narrative Practice


Character developer
Comics illustrator
Storyboard artist


  • Cartoon Network
  • DC Comics
  • Disney Consumer Products
  • Dreamworks
  • Hasbro
  • Helioscope
  • Image Comics
  • Marvel Comics
  • Milkfed Criminal Masterminds
  • Pixar
  • Sony Pictures

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Credit hours

Program Requirements 36
CORE Studio Requirements 36
CORE Liberal Arts Requirements 48

Course information

Check out the Comic Writing Degree's course requirements chart on the major flyer.

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