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Kenosha Festival to include exhibit and silent auction

Anne Hambrock has announced that the Kenosha Festival of Cartooning will include an exhibit of original comic art (and opening reception) at the Kenosha Public Museum and a silent auction with the proceeds going to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Margaret Ann’s Place. The auction is being sponsored by the National Cartoonist Society Foundation.

Here’s the full announcement:

Cartoon Art is arriving for the gallery show “More Than Funny” which will run at the Kenosha Public Museum from September 8 – September 29.

There will be an opening reception Sunday, September 9 from 1-4 pm.

We have art promised from Family Circus, Baby Blues, Luann, Zits, Pearls Before Swine, Funky Winkerbean, For Better or For Worse, Lola, Rhymes With Orange, Speed Bump, The Buckets, MAD Magazine, Between Friends, Pooch Cafe, The Norm, Retail, Gil, Lio, and many more.

There will be a silent auction of many of these strips Saturday evening, September 29 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Rhode Center for the Arts. The auction is sponsored by the National Cartoonist Society Foundation and the money raised will go to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Margaret Ann’s Place.

Please share this postcard image with anyone you feel would be interested in seeing the show and bidding on some great art!

Community Comments

#1 Anne Hambrock
@ 7:26 pm


Thank you for mentioning this!

So far we have art promised from:

Hi and Lois
Beetle Bailey
Pooch Cafe
The Buckets
Baby Blues
Pearls Before Swine
Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee
MAD Magazine (Tom Richmond)
The Norm
Speed Bump
Rhymes With Orange
Hagar The Horrible
For Better Or For Worse
Sandra Boynton
Family Circus
Brenda Starr
Funky Winkerbean
Soup 2 Nutz

We may have more still to come – check the festival website for updates:

A huge thank you to all the artists contributing! We will raise money for some terrific children’s charities in Wisconsin/

And a huge thank you to the NCS Foundation – this is really their baby!

#2 Anne Hambrock
@ 7:27 pm

Oops! Left “Lio” off the list!

#3 John Read
@ 5:58 am

Will there be a catalog published? ;0)

#4 Mark_Tatulli
@ 12:09 pm

Sorry about the delay in getting that LIO Sunday strip to you, Anne! I hope to be shipping it out this weekend! When I ship, I’ll email you a tracking number.

#5 Anne Hambrock
@ 2:22 pm

Thanks so much Mark!

#6 John Read
@ 9:02 pm

Mark, I’m still waiting for that 4/11/2010 “Heart of the City” for the One Fine Sunday exhibit. Good luck, Anne!

#7 Mark_Tatulli
@ 6:28 am

Yeah, I know, John! Unfortunately, you are asking for a specific strip! You can’ expect me to find that in my Pit of Despair, can you? I can’t even find my car keys.

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