» The Denver Post is picking up some of The Rocky Mountain News’ staffers, features and comic strips. If you know which features are going to stay on in the Mile-High city, please post them in the comics.
» Comic Book Resources’ Brian Cronin is dedicating this month to profiling Pulitzer Prize winning cartoons. He notes that the years 1922-1967, the award was given for a single cartoon. He begins with Edmund Valtman, who won the prize in 1962.
» Last week, Garey Mckee posted news here on The Daily Cartoonist that Jim Davis was doing a weekly panel that “features the famed fat feline dispensing quick one liners in a single panel format.” Universal Press has issued a press release offering a few more details. The panel is currently free for current Garfield clients. It is also offered in English, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese and German.
» The Times Bulletin (Van Wert, OH)gives a bit of ink to their cartoonist (freelance, I’m assuming), Gerald Strawser who has been drawing for the paper for about 11 months now.
» Brian Duffy picks up another self-syndicated client The Ottumwa Courier.
» The Star Press (IN) interviews Tom Cherry who created a strip called Those Funky Idiots which began as a public access television show for seven years and then transformed into a weekly comic that has run in local magazines and newspapers.