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News briefs for September 9, 2009

Animation Film

» The New York Times writes about the postapocalyptic Shane Acker movie “9” that is due out today.

Comic Books

» A Donald Duck comic published in Denmark was recalled after it was discovered that an accompanying fingerprint set contained “dangerous iron-based powders”. Some 40,000 issues were distributed. Parents were warned that it was toxic if ingested and the books should be thrown away.

» The daughters of Archie creator Bob Montana aren’t happy with the latest twist to have Archie marry Veronica.

Comic History

» The New York Times writes about the upcoming opening of the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.

Comic Strips

» Jim Davis has donated a Garfield comic strip for publication on International Literacy Day, Sept. 8 along with a blank version for a contest for “the best thing Garfield could have said about the newspaper on International Literacy Day.”

Editorial Cartooning

» Joe Heller, editorial cartoonist for the Green Bay Press-Gazette, will be the first guest speaker at the Manitowoc County League of Women Voters’ fall speaker series at the Manitowoc public library beginning Sept. 16.


» More interviews by Scott Nickel. He’s interviewed Brian Crane (Pickles), Sandra Bell-Lundy (Between Friends) and long-time Hustler cartoonist Dan Collins.

Community Comments

#1 Dan Collins
@ 10:57 pm

Yay! I got last billing.

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