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The Sunday Social Session

Art Spiegelman artwork © Art Spiegelman In the age-old discussion about when comics finally “grew up” Maus is often exhibit A. The New Yorker called it “the first masterpiece in comic-book history”. It’s the comic that people who don’t read comics have read, and the only graphic novel ever to have won a Pulitzer prize. […]

Posted on: Oct 18, 2020,  Section: Alternative comics, Cartooning, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Journalism, Magazine cartoons, web comics, Comments: 0 Comments

Hey Kids! Comics! Autumn Almanac

Macanudo © Liniers, distributed by King Features Syndicate   Below are some comic strip and cartoon books scheduled for October 2020 release. Images and links (mostly) via Amazon, though ordering through your local comic or independent book store is a good idea. The George Herriman Library: Krazy & Ignatz 1919-1921   Frankie Comics   BB3X: […]

Posted on: Oct 16, 2020,  Section: Books, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Magazine cartoons, web comics, Comments: 0 Comments

Support your local cartoonist

A fellow named Rickey Scott got in touch with me at CSotD and offered to compile a list of Patreon and other support sites. If you are a cartoonist with a support site not listed here (or you spot a typo in yours), put it in the comments and drop me an email. And if […]

Posted on: Oct 1, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, web comics, Comments: 5 Comments

The Return of Chirpy Comics by J+J Koterba

When Jeff Koterba isn’t drawing editorial cartoons, he’s collaborating with adult son Josh on the antics of Cat, Dog and Turtle. The critters are the stars of the Koterbas’ feel-good comic strip, “Chirpy.” It debuted online in April, inspired by COVID-19 and self-isolation. Jeff and Josh took a few weeks off from their Chirpy comic […]

Posted on: Sep 11, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on The Return of Chirpy Comics by J+J Koterba

Kevin and Kell – A Silver Anniversary

Kevin and Kell began 25 years ago as a five day a week online comic strip. The first daily was September 4, 1995 (below). But Bill Holbrook, being Bill Holbrook, began the strip with a Sunday page on September 3, 1995: Bill was, at the time, doing his On the Fastrack (1984) and Safe Havens […]

Posted on: Sep 4, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Comments: 3 Comments

74th Annual Reuben Awards/2020 NCSFest Lineup

The National Cartoonist Society has released its schedule for the September 12, 2020 NCSFest and Reuben Awards.   Streaming broadcast begins at10am Saturday, September 12 at NCSFest.com   Official Welcome to NCSFest 2020 from NCS President & thank you’s.   From Panels to Publishing  (90 mins) Guests: Mark Tatulli, Terri Libenson, Maria Scrivan, and Rob […]

Posted on: Sep 1, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic strips, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Interviews, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Reuben, web comics, Comments: 2 Comments

RIP – Sean Stephane Martin

Sean Martin, faithful CSotD supporter and brilliant creator of the “Doc and Raider” web strip, died Monday morning, a little over two weeks after ringing down the curtain on his strip. Randy Riddle reports on Facebook: I’m sorry to say that our dear friend Sean Martin passed away this morning about six am. Sean had been […]

Posted on: Aug 3, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Comments: 4 Comments

Cathy Lives! (On Instagram)

Since March, [Cathy] Guisewite has been capturing our collective pandemic anxieties and ack-worthy quarantine moments in a series of daily “Cathy” posts called “Scenes From Isolation.” Erica Pearson, for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, interviews Cathy Guisewite. Or read the interview via MSN. Q: So is Cathy back in your life for good now? A: It’s […]

Posted on: May 29, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Comments: 1 Comment

Popeye’s Cartoon Club Reopens

With the country slowly reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic one very important organization has decided to return to an active status: Popeye’s Cartoon Club. Popeye and Comics Kingdom are announcing that beginning Thursday May 28 Popeye’s Cartoon Club will return with a series of Randy Milholland comic strips.   From Popeye’s Twitter account: @PopeyeTweetsk‘s Cartoon […]

Posted on: May 27, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Comments: 1 Comment

New Comic Coming – #Sales by Bill Bettwy

Bill Bettwy, creator of Take It From The Tinkersons, has created a new comic strip that will be web-only (I think) at the Comics Kingdom site. The new comic will be concerned with “horrible tales from the miserable world of sales.” #Sales will join just a couple other online comics on the Comics Kingdom site […]

Posted on: May 15, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Comments: 1 Comment

St. Cloud Times Adds Dozens of Comics … Online

It’s been quite a spring, and few of the events of the past two months have offered much reason to smile. Sometimes we all wish there was something – anything – to take our minds off of it all. We feel it too, and we hear you. Today, I’m happy to announce that the St. Cloud Times […]

Posted on: May 8, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Syndicates, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on St. Cloud Times Adds Dozens of Comics … Online

Jenny-Jinya: She’s a Heartbreaker

From The National: Jenny Hefczyc didn’t know if she could change the world with her art, but she knew she wanted to try. As a talented illustrator and artist based in Germany, she draws under the name Jenny-Jinya, and she’s taken social media by storm with a series of comics she’s created that focus on […]

Posted on: May 1, 2020,  Section: Books, Comic Books, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Jenny-Jinya: She’s a Heartbreaker

“Scenes From the Isolation” by Cathy Guisewite

While Cathy hasn’t returned to syndicated comics, she has returned. Cathy Guisewite features the cartoon Cathy in her book Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault, Guisewite also features cartoon Cathy in a series of panels on her Instagram account. And these days the topic is “sheltering in place.” As Heather Schwedel at Slate explains: Though […]

Posted on: Apr 23, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on “Scenes From the Isolation” by Cathy Guisewite

Tales from the Slush Pile on Hiatus

Tales from the Slush Pile by Ed Briant has gone on hiatus. Every Thursday, for over 14 years, Publishers Weekly has featured the comic strip “Tales from the Slush Pile” in their Children’s Bookshelf. There is now a hiccup in that schedule as the March 26, 2020 installment of the strip (above) reveals. Publishers Weekly […]

Posted on: Mar 27, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Tales from the Slush Pile on Hiatus

NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!

Your submissions must be delivered to their respective locations by January 23, 2020 for consideration   The National Cartoonists Society website has the entry forms and details. You DO NOT have to be a member of the NCS to have your work considered for a divisional award.  

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Children's Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Television, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!