Paul Combs to be syndicated through TMS

Last May, Paul Combs announced that he was leaving his editorial cartooning position with the Tampa Tribune to return back to Ohio.  He hinted that there were cartoon related opportunities possibilities awaiting and now Editor & Publisher reports that Paul will be doing three cartoons a week with Tribune Media Services and will also be doing local cartoons for The Crescent-News in Defiance, Ohio.  He’ll continue to do firefighting (his occupation before he got into editorial cartooning).

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Volume 3 of the Complete Dennis the Menace now available

This third volume of Hank Ketcham’s Complete Dennis the Menace publishes every single panel strip from 1955 and 1956 in one handsome and thick hardcover volume.  Ketchamâ??s legendary pen and ink work achieves its full flowering in this volume as do the various situations and themes that Ketcham would return to: the first â??split screenâ? (two-panel strip) that Ketcham would occasionally use; Dennis actually flirts with a girl; he rats Dad out to Mom; exacerbates confrontations between Dad and the police; and stymies hapless baby-sitters.

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2007 Best Political Cartoons of the Year book coming

Cagle has posted news that he’s wrapped up the book The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2007 and that it will be on bookstore shelves before Christmas. The book will have 288 pages and you will also be available in electronic version.  Cagle also addresses a lot of complaints editorial cartoonists have leveled at him over the years about his book.

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