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Image to Release ‘Lil’ Donnie’ Collection

May 24, 2018 by Daily Cartoonist Staff

The Comics Beat is reporting that Mike Norton’s “Lil’ Donnie” will be released as a collection from Image in August. From the Image release: Believe us, you’re going to love the LIL’ DONNIE, VOL. 1: EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE hardcover which collects the first 125 LIL’ DONNIE comic strips (winning!). This collection follows the timely and terrifying […]

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Updated: Ruben Bolling to Receive RFK Journalism Award Tonight

May 23, 2018 by Daily Cartoonist Staff

Subscription-list and nom de plume-trailblazer Ruben Bolling is to receive the 2018 RFK Journalism Award for his award-winning work on his award-winning “Tom the Dancing Bug” comic. The event is being held tonight at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. @RubenBolling @Newseum Update: Ruben Bolling’s RFK Journalism Award Photo © Bruce Guthrie and Ruben Bolling receiving his award […]

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Mid-Week Quick Hits

May 23, 2018 by D. D. Degg

The ECBACC Pioneer/ Lifetime Achievement Awards 2018 This past week in Philadelphia The East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention presented its Hall of Fame awards to Ray Billingsley (Curtis), Barbara Brandon-Croft (Where I’m Coming From), Jerry Craft (Mama’s Boyz), Tayo Fatunla (Our Roots), and Ralph Stevenson (Concepts in Communication, Inc.).   The Missouri Man […]

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King Features Syndicate Bolsters Marketing and Licensing Teams with New Hires

May 22, 2018 by D. D. Degg

King Features Syndicate today announced several exciting new hires to support an aggressive vision for the company that includes expansion into entertainment platforms and new artist and IP acquisition. The new team includes, Ricky Li and Christina Nix Lynch, Directors of Licensing, Bridgette Bek, Senior Director of Digital Marketing, Erinn Smart, Director of Business Development, […]

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Hogan’s Alley Predicts The Reubens

May 22, 2018 by D. D. Degg

Tom Heintjes, who knows all about comics past and present, now presumes to divine the future as he predicts who will win their respective Reuben Awards this Memorial Day Weekend. Tom’s been doing this for 12 years and, though he is not always right, it is always an interesting bit of handicapping. Also regarding this […]

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What They’ve Done to Glenn McCoy is Despicable

May 21, 2018 by D. D. Degg

As mentioned here last week Glenn McCoy announced on his Facebook page 10 days ago that the Belleville News-Democrat had let him go. Among the messages of well-wshes Glenn let it be known that, while it was the newspaper that made the decision, he wasn’t terribly upset. “I think I’m going to focus on my […]

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Reuben Nominee Profile: Mark Tatulli

May 21, 2018 by D. D. Degg

Mark Tatulli As far back as he can remember, Mark was, “always a cartoonist. I drew cartoons for my elementary, junior high and high school papers.” He was lucky too. “My parents and teachers always encouraged me.” Mark’s syndicated career began with the short-lived Bent Halos” comic strip. He succeeded with Heart of the City, […]

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“Mo” by Ann Telnaes

May 21, 2018 by D. D. Degg

A tweet by Wiley Miller: New weekly feature by the great Ann Telnaes! Go there NOW!!’ Which led me to “Mo” by Ann Telnaes. Now you know as much as I do.

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More Weekend Quick Hits

May 20, 2018 by D. D. Degg

Joel Pett interviewed The Lexington Herald-Leader’s editorial cartoonist interviewed.   Shutting Down the Opposition – 100 Years Ago In 1918 Paul Berge finds the First Amendment under fire… from the press.   German Newspaper Fires Editorial Cartoonist Dieter Hanitzsch fired after cartoon that passed editorial muster is printed.   Santa Rosa cartoonist’s Black Panther cartoon […]

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Reuben Nominee Profile: Hilary B. Price

May 20, 2018 by D. D. Degg

Hilary Price “Hilary Price is an amazing cartoonist, educator, and communicator…She is truly a delight!” – Phil O’Donoghue When Rhymes with Orange made its debut in June 1995, Hilary became the youngest woman with a syndicated daily comic strip. An early (1996) Rhymes With Orange My early inspirations were Shel Silverstein for the clever word […]

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Weekend Quick Hits

May 19, 2018 by D. D. Degg

Jim Keefe on Making Comics – The Assembly Line Jim Keefe on the assembly line of making syndicated comic strips.   Terri Libensen, Invisible Emmie, and The Sixth Grade Terri Libensen visits New Richmond Middle School.   The Evolution of Wayno Panels Wayno’s blog about his daily panels, but with first drafts added this week […]

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Reuben Nominee Profile: Stephan Pastis

May 19, 2018 by D. D. Degg

Stephan Pastis The Punmeister The pun has been around for thousands of years, but Stephan has co-opted its use. These days when cartoonists puts a pun in their comic they are accused of stealing the idea from Pastis. Those puns are part of what has made his Pearls Before Swine one of the most popular […]

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Happy Birthday Tom Gammill!

May 19, 2018 by Daily Cartoonist Staff

Thomas W. Gammill, the man most famous for writing The Doozies turns a year older today. If you see him, wish him well.

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Signe Wilkinson Reflects on Career

May 18, 2018 by D. D. Degg

No, no, no – Signe Wilkinson is not retiring. But that was my first thought when I saw the headline Pulitzer Prize winner, ex-Hiller, reflects on career with a Signe self-caricature attached to the article. The lead didn’t ease my fears: Famed Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer political cartoonist Signe Wilkinson was the first […]

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Glenn McCoy Has Officially Retired from Editorial Cartooning

May 18, 2018 by Daily Cartoonist Staff

Glenn has decided to stop his syndicated editorial cartoons after he left the Belleville (Ill.) News Democrat last week. More to come.  

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