News Briefs for May 29, 2008

» Lincoln Peirce’s Big Nate is finally hitting the book shelves. The book is entitled “I Smell a Pop Quiz!: a Big Nate book,” and can be purchased through Lulu press.

» Akron Beacon Journal editorial cartoonist Chip Bok jokes that he’s alive because of cartooning.

» The New York Times writes about the popular webcomic xkcd by Randall Munroe. The site receives half a million visits a day and has a cult of loyal followers. Sudo comment on this.

» The Comics Coast to Coast guest this week is Keith Knight, creator of The Knight Life, The K Chronicles, and (th)ink.

» Sun Times cartoonist Patrick Callaghan is now a member of Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists.

» The Economist has created another video of editorial cartoonist Kevin “KAL” Kallaugher on the topic of President Ronald Reagan.