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.


Comic writing facilities

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

 

Careers

Artist
Character developer
Colorist

Comics illustrator
Letterer
Publisher

Storyboard artist
Writer

Employers

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

Requirement  
Program Requirements 36
CORE Studio Requirements 36
CORE Liberal Arts Requirements 48
Total
120

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Course information

Check out the Comic Writing Degree's course requirements.

Faculty

Emi Gennis
Assistant Professor
Comics & Narrative Practice
Mike Laughead
Chair of Illustration
Chair of Comics and Narrative Practice
Assistant Professor
Illustration
Comics & Narrative Practice
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Robert Loss
Assistant Professor
Comics & Narrative Practice
CORE Studies
Masters of Fine Arts
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Laurenn McCubbin
Assistant Professor
Comics & Narrative Practice
CORE Studies
Masters of Fine Arts
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Stewart McKissick
Professor
Comics & Narrative Practice
Illustration
Masters of Fine Arts
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CCAD Art Sign
Adjunct Instructor
Illustration
Comics & Narrative Practice
Jeremy Stoll
Assistant Professor
Department Head of Science and Social Science
CORE Studies
Comics & Narrative Practice
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