See All Topics

Home / Section: Alternative comics

News briefs for October 22, 2009

Comic strips

» Frazz creator Jef Mallett has published a book on living “the triathlon lifestyle.” The book is entitled “Trizophrenia: Inside the Minds of a Triathlete.”

» Stephanie McMillan is running a contest within her comic Minimum Security asking readers to help create an acronym for the character’s “save the world resistance grouplet.” Entries are accepted through Nov. 8. Winner gets a Minimum Security Fun Pack.

Editorial Cartoonists

» Jack Higgins, the editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Sun-Times, will be featured at the Irish American Heritage Center’s books, art and music celebration called iBAM! on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

» Kerry G. Johnson has illustrated a comic book with writer Rebecca Thompson-Flagg entitled “PhysicsQuest 2009: SPECTRA â?? The Original Laser Superhero.” The educational comic book teaches kids about “why lasers are one of the most important inventions of the 20th century.”

Graphic Novels

» Filipino cartoonist Manuel “Manix” Abrera, of “Kiko Machine” fame, is releasing a new graphic novel called “12.”


» The National Film Board of Canada has released an iPhone app that accesses hundreds of films including animation shows.

Community Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.