News Briefs for April 18, 2008

» John Branch, editorial cartoonist for the San Antonio Express-News is featured in an exhibit called “Lines of Humor, Shades of Controversy: A Century of Student Cartooning at UNC” at the University of North Carolina’s Wilson Library in Chapel Hill. The exhibit runs through May 31.

» Mark Tatulli has been interviewed by Chris Mautner of the The Patriot-News.

» Politico editorial cartoonist Matt Wuerker has a new website (or redesigned) for his cartoons, including his animations.

» Mike Rhode has posted photos of Pat Oliphant’s exhibit opening.

» Andrews McMeel Publishing is releasing the first Cow and Boy collection for Mark Leiknes

» Jim Borgman and Jerry Scott have a new Zits collection out in time for Mother’s Day entitled “Jeremy and Mom

» Alt-cartoonist Jen Sorensen has a new book out called “Slowpoke: One Nation, Oh My God!

» F-Minus creator Tony Carillo will be in Boston to sign books at the Magpie tomorrow from 2-4 p.m.

» E&P writes that a comic auction is planned by Philip Weiss Auctions that includes original comic art of “Peanuts,” “Blondie,” “Marmaduke,” “Dick Tracy,” “The Wizard of Id,” “Terry and the Pirates,” “Tarzan,” “Li’l Abner,” and “Mutt and Jeff” on April 26th. The auction is also online.