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News briefs for August 24, 2009

Editorial Cartooning

» JD Crowe gets roasted by “a death panel of peers and disgruntled politicians.”

» Dick Locher is immortalized in a mural in his hometown of Naperville. The wall is “being painted on the outer wall of the Naperville Art League and depicts famous artists creating their well-known works.”


» Sandra Bell-Lundy interviews Stephanie Piro about her career.

» Via Mike Lynch: a 1986 interview of Charles Schulz by Good Morning America’s Charlie Gibson on the eve of being inducted into the Cartoonist Hall of Fame by the Museum of Cartoon Art.


» Andrew A. Smith of the Memphis Commercial Appeal offers a positive review of “Was Superman a Spy? And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed!” by Brian Cronin

» Tirdad Derakhshani reviews “Prince Valiant, Vol. 1: 1937-1938,” the first hardcover Valiant collections from Fantagraphics Books.


» Jon Thompson of looks at the rise of online comics.

Community Comments

#1 Ted Dawson
@ 7:52 am

Stephanie is one of the best cartoonists around. She has an inimitable style and sense of humor. I wish I could draw like her.

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