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‘Rubes’ creator discusses the art of cartooning with RIT students

Students at Rochester Institute of Technology this week are learning first-hand what it’s like to be a syndicated cartoonist, with Leigh Rubin, the creator of Rubes, as cartoonist-in-residence. “How d... read more

A Delicate Balance

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Exhibit at Bancroft Library draws on colorful collection to celebrate comics’ commentary

His contributions to early cartooning ... Like Rube Goldberg’s complicated contraptions for simple tasks, comics are a simple art form that can convey complicated issues; this exhibit celebrates that ... read more

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‘Rubes’ cartoonist Leigh Rubin to share his expertise with RIT students

Syndicated cartoonist Leigh Rubin, the creator of Rubes, has been named the first cartoonist-in-residence at Rochester Institute of Technology and will meet with students in RIT’s College of Art and D... read more

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