Center for Cartoon Studies Commencement Speaker: Kazu Kibuishi

White River Junction’s Center for Cartoon Studies has announced that artist Kazu Kibuishi will be this year’s commencement speaker for the 2014 graduating class.

The Center for Cartoon Studies is proud to name Kazu Kibuishi as our 2014 Commencement Speaker! Kibuishi is a graphic novelist best known being the creator and editor of the comic anthology Flight and the ongoing bestselling Amulet series for Scholastic. He is also the illustrator of the Harry Potter book covers.

I didn’t realize that he was the artist for the new Harry Potter covers. While I love Mary GrandPr√©’s originals, Kibuishi’s new covers are also quite spectacular: