A drawing completed by both Ed Koren and Alison Bechdel, the second and third cartoonist laureates of Vermont, respectively. In the image, Koren presents laurels and a large pen to Bechdel. Courtesy of the Center for Cartoon Studies hide caption

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After A 40-Year Detour, 'Squidbillies' Star Takes Home His Diploma

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After moving back home, Tom Toro didn't know what to do with his life. But a stack of magazines at a used book sale gave him an idea. "There they were," Toro says. "Cartoons in among the articles." Courtesy of Tom Toro hide caption

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How'd A Cartoonist Sell His First Drawing? It Only Took 610 Tries

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'Charlie Hebdo' Laughed In The Face Of Violence; Will Future Satirists?

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Cartoonist Looks Back On Career Built On Unnerving Visions

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An original production cel from Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. The show was among a burst of 1970s-era Saturday morning cartoons that featured positive African-American characters. Courtesy of Pamela Thomas/Museum of UnCut Funk! hide caption

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