News Briefs for February 27, 2008

» Ziggy cartoonist Tom Wilson was interviewed by The Naperville Sun about making a career as an artist.

» The Ten-Cent Plague is a new book out describing the early days of comic books and their influence on kids. So alarmed were adults at the graphic visuals of comics that many cities and states passed laws on content and sales of comics. The result was the rise in a popular “magazine” (and thereby not subject to such laws) called MAD magazine.