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King Features launches Swedish comic ‘Carpe Diem’

King Features Syndicate has launched a new comic strip on American soil. The strip, Carpe Diem, originates from Sweden and is by Niklas Eriksson. The strip has been running in Europe for many years. in 2008 it won Scandinavia?s biggest comic prize, the Pondus Award. If your paper doesn’t subscribe to it yet, you can […]

Posted on: May 12, 2015,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: Comments Off on King Features launches Swedish comic ‘Carpe Diem’

Dana Simpson launches Phoebe and Her Unicorn with Universal Uclick

Today marks the launch Dana Simposon’s comic strip Phoebe and Her Unicorn through Universal Uclick. The strip is enjoying a popular launch with over 100 publications. Dana was winner of the Amazon.com and Andrews McMeel Publishing Comic Strip Superstar contest in 2009 with the comic strip Girl. The prize for that contest was a book […]

Posted on: Mar 30, 2015,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 7 Comments

Interviewed: Maria Scrivan on her syndication contract with Tribune Content Agency

When Half Full creator Maria Scrivan told me last week that she had landed a contract with Tribune Content Agency, I was surprised. Mostly that Tribune Content Agency (formally known as Tribune Media Services) was launching a new feature – something they haven’t done in several years. That Maria was going into syndication wasn’t much […]

Posted on: Feb 25, 2015,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 11 Comments

Maria Scrivan’s Half Full now syndicated through Tribune Content Agency

Really great news about the talented Maria Scrivan and her panel Half Full. Tribune Content Agency has picked up her panel for daily syndication beginning March 15. Her feature will be available in both panel and strip. Currently Half Full appears in the Greenwich Time and Stamford Advocate and on GoComics.com since 2013. Congratulations, Maria!!

Posted on: Feb 19, 2015,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 1 Comment

David Reddick launches Intelligent Life comic

Today marks the launch of David Reddick’s comic strip Intelligent Life via King Features. Comics Kingdom describes the strip as following “the ups and downs of the geek life, through the eyes of Skip, Gwen, Mike, and Barry, four employees at Finch Marketing– all equally geeky in their own unique way. Skip’s a lovable dork […]

Posted on: Jul 7, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 4 Comments

David Reddick to launch Intelligent Life comic

David Reddick, creator of Legend of Bill and The Trek Life will be launch a new comic strip this summer with King Features Syndicate. The feature is called Intelligent Life. From the strip’s Facebook page: INTELLIGENT LIFE is a comic strip that revolves around a set of characters who very much exist in this world […]

Posted on: May 15, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, King Features, New Launches, Comments: 5 Comments

Reply All launches, NY Daily News drops 12 comics

Yesterday was a pretty stacked day and I didn’t get a chance to post what I consider significant news. Donna Lewis’ Reply All launched yesterday. It is running in the Washington Post replacing Watch Your Head. She was also invited to do a live chat with the Washington Post. Transcript is found here. The New […]

Posted on: Mar 1, 2011,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 24 Comments

WPWG to launch Reply All by Donna A. Lewis

Washington Post Writers Group is launching Donna A. Lewis’ Reply All on February 28. Donna’s strip is described as an exploration of the “value of honesty, the power of knowledge and the impact of a bad-hair day on one’s self-perception.” Donna is a D.C. attorney by profession. Her first foray into cartooning was a web […]

Posted on: Nov 18, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 12 Comments

Launching today: Thatababy! by Paul Trap

Today is the launch of a couple of new strips – one being Thatababy by Paul Trap. You might remember that Paul’s strip was one of the finalists of the Amazon Comic Strip Superstar contest sponsored by Amazon and Universal Uclick last year. Since his strip was discovered in a contest rather than through the […]

Posted on: Oct 4, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 12 Comments

Mick and Mason talk about Dogs of C-Kennel

With the announcement of the launch of Dogs of C-Kennel, I fired off a few questions to Mick and Mason Mastroianni about their new feature and what role they each play in its creation – especially because they are so involved with two other strips B.C. and The Wizard of Id. Alan: What was the […]

Posted on: Sep 21, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 8 Comments

Record number of features launched this year

If you’ve been counting, there are now seven features that have launched or scheduled to launch this year. That’s a giant leap from the three that launched in 2009. King Features and Creators are releasing features on a near six month cycle this year with Washington Post Writers Group, United Media and Universal Uclick each […]

Posted on: Sep 20, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 24 Comments

Creators to launch Dogs of C-Kennel

Mick and Mason Mastroianni, the grandsons of B.C. creator and Wizard of Id co-creator Johnny Hart, will be launching their own comic strip – The Dogs of C-Kennel on October 4 with Creators Syndicate. Mason is the lead cartoonist and writer for B.C. and according to Creator’s website, Mick is the head writer for Wizard […]

Posted on: Sep 20, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 10 Comments

New comic: Ed Stein’s Freshly Squeezed

Today is the launch of Ed Stein’s Freshly Squeezed . If your local paper isn’t carrying it, check it out on comics.com

Posted on: Sep 20, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 2 Comments

Universal Uclick to launch Thatababy in October

Universal Uclick is launching Paul Trap’s Thatababy this October. You might remember Thatababy was among the final 10 in the Amazon Comic Strip Superstar Contest last year. The best place to see Paul’s work is still on Amazon’s website. Paul Trap is a freelance writer and illustrator. He serves as the editorial cartoonist for Baseball […]

Posted on: Sep 15, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, New Launches, Comments: 12 Comments

United to launch Freshly Squeezed by Ed Stein

Former Rocky Mountain News editorial cartoonist Ed Stein is launching a new comic strip through United Media on September 20. The new strip, entitled Freshly Squeezed, is a close spin-off from Denver Square, the local daily comic strip that Ed produced for the Rocky Mountain News for 11 years ending in 2008. The new strip […]

Posted on: Jul 16, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, New Launches, Comments: Comments Off on United to launch Freshly Squeezed by Ed Stein