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Masters of American Comics in Newark to feature Feiffer, McDonnell, Robinson

After the Masters of American Comics exhibit left LA and Milwaukee, I kind of let it slide as to the events surrounding it in various cities.  Now that the exhibit is in New Jersy, there are some interesting panel discussions scheduled.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2006,  Section: Exhibits, Speaking Engagements, Comments: Comments Off on Masters of American Comics in Newark to feature Feiffer, McDonnell, Robinson

Masters of American Comics exhibit set to travel

I know I’ve mentioned in passing before, but this story reminds me post something new. The Masters of American Comics exhibit that is wrapping up in Los Angeles will be hitting the road to other select cities in the U.S. Next up is Milwaukee (April 27-Aug 13) then on to New York and New Jersey. […]

Posted on: Mar 23, 2006,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Masters of American Comics exhibit set to travel

Masters of American Comics coming to Milwaukee

Mark Anderson’s blog reports that the Masters of American Comics exhibit will be traveling to Milwaukee between April 29 and August 13, 2006. You can read more about the exhibit and get more details (tickets and contact information) at Milwaukee Art Musuem’s web site.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2006,  Section: Comic history, Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

Masters of American Comics

The UCLA Hammer Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles) have a current exhibition called “Masters of American Comics.”

Posted on: Nov 23, 2005,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Masters of American Comics

Brian Walker interviewed about Masters of the American Comics

Brian Walker, son of Mort Walker, has been busy doing interviews about the ongoing ‘Masters of the American Comics’. NPR had him on last Tuesday. There is a link to the audio on their site. There is also an printed interview in AIGA Journal of Design where in he talks about how the this exhibit […]

Posted on: Jan 5, 2006,  Section: Exhibits, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Brian Walker interviewed about Masters of the American Comics

Exhibit on William Randolph Hearst and influence on comics opens this weekend

From the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum: The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum will celebrate the centennial of King Features Syndicate with King of the Comics: William Randolph Hearst and 100 Years of King Features. This exhibit examines the role William Randolph Hearst played in the birth of newspaper comics and traces the […]

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

Brian Walker, Stephan Pastis to co-curate exhibits for Schulz museum

The Charles M. Schulz Musuem has several interesting exhibits planned this year. Starting January 16th the museum will have feature an exhibit called “Beyond Words” that will display 75 Peanut originals that told stories without using words. Exhibit runs through May 12th. Beginning in February, another exhibit co-curated by Brian Walker (who also co-curated the […]

Posted on: Oct 16, 2007,  Section: Comic history, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

Washington Post reviews Cartoon America exhibit

This year seemed to be a big year for comic exhibits. We had two really big exhibits: the Masters of American Comics and now the Cartoon America exhibit in the Library of Congress. The Washington Post has written their review of the exhibit.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2006,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Washington Post reviews Cartoon America exhibit

Hy Eisman to conduct workshop

Hy Eisman, the current cartoonist behind Popeye and the Katzenjammer Kids will be conducting a workshop at the Newark Museum this Saturday. The Masters of American Comics is currently on display at the Newark Museum, so I suspect the two events are connected. Pre-registration is required.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2006,  Section: Exhibits, Speaking Engagements, Comments: 2 Comments

Brian Walker to appear at Comic-Con in San Diego

Brian Walker who is the writer behind “Hi and Lois” and “Beetle Bailey” will be a special guest at the San Diego Comic-Con this July 20-23rd….  Brian wrote the book cataloguing the exhibit.Brian also attended the New York Comic-Con with his father and brother earlier this year.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2006,  Section: Speaking Engagements, Comments: Comments Off on Brian Walker to appear at Comic-Con in San Diego

2021 Eisner Award Nominees – Comic Strip Division

The annual Eisner Awards, in association with the San Diego Comic-Con, have announced the nominees in their various groupings. While there is no exact comic strip or editorial cartoon categories, there are some divisions and nominees to which we can relate among the mostly comic book awards.    The most direct comic strip category is […]

Posted on: Jun 9, 2021,  Section: Awards, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Comments: 0 Comments

CSotD: Childish Gambits

I can counter-quote Mr. Boffo:  You coulda had class. You coulda been a political commentator. You coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what you are, let’s face it. Being a grown up ruins everything. Juxtaposition of the Day (The Argyle Sweater – AMS) (Too Much Coffee Man – AMS) F’rinstance, I’ll admit […]

Posted on: Apr 12, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Ungentlemen: Cartoonist Chronicles-20201217

Historical looks at The Ungentlemanly Art from the past week. Illustrating Propaganda During World War I If the echoes of fascism have brought the 1930s and ‘40s troublingly to mind, it’s worth recalling that modern propaganda became a global enterprise during the First World War, rather than the second. For the US, that conflict was […]

Posted on: Dec 17, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic history, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Ungentlemen: Cartoonist Chronicles-20201217

What Might Have Been – Return of the Dragon

It’s Spring 1982 and The Legend of Bruce Lee by Sharman DiVono and Fran Matera has debuted on the comics pages. But five years earlier the legendary comic masters Milton Caniff and Noel Sickles had joined forces to prepare samples of their version of the comic strip Bruce Lee. Noel Sickles revolutionized daily black and […]

Posted on: Sep 7, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on What Might Have Been – Return of the Dragon

CSotD: What did they not know and how do they not know it?

I’d like Mike Smith‘s cartoon better if he had widened the scope, because we’d be in a different situation if Dershowitz were the only character in the drama who does not appear to have read the basic document.   Though, to be fair to Dershowitz, he has a long record — as Nick Anderson points […]

Posted on: Jan 24, 2020,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: 5 Comments