Part of one panel from Market Day.
James Sturm is one of a handful of cartoonists who, in the 1990s, helped build the foundations of a system to support and grow a better cartoonist and, hopefully, a more appreciative comics-reading public. First Sturm founded the National Association of Comics Art Educators (NACAE) in order to help facilitate educators who wanted to teach comics as a legitimate art form in their classrooms or to use comics as a way to teach other studies. Then he co-founded the very successful Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont (a short eight-hour drive from Toronto), a college for cartoonists to learn to express their graphic work in personal, innovative ways.
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