See All Topics

Archives for May, 2013

Big Nate comic becomes stage production

Lincoln Peirce’s comic Big Nate is being adapted to a stage production. Jason Loewith, the Big Nate playright in the Huffington Post: Our adaptation celebrates Nate’s artistic expression, while letting the audience know he’s a kid like them: struggling to do well while the elements at P.S. 38 rage against him. And we try to […]

Posted on: May 8, 2013,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Big Nate comic becomes stage production

Navasky: 15 cartoons that changed the world

Buzzfeed has a post by Victor Navasky and his summary of 15 of the most influential cartoons from around the world. No. 10: In more than 30 years at the helm of The Nation, only once (in the spring of 1984) did the staff march on my office with a petition (signed by 25 people […]

Posted on: May 6, 2013,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Missed news items last week: Cagle, Ohman, Anderson

While I was locked out of my blog last week, a number of important news items popped up and I wasn’t able post them. Here’s the wrap up of some of the news I wanted to post last week: Daryl Cagle responds to the criticism that by switching positions (and changing a cartoon) that he’s […]

Posted on: May 6, 2013,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Iron Man 3 sets opening weekend record

Iron Man 3, which opened last weekend, became the second highest grossing film on opening weekend grossing $175,300,000. The highest grossing film is The Avengers ($207,438,708) which also featured Iron Man. Here’s the list of the all-time highest grossing films. Interesting observation from Ray Subers of Box Office Mojo in the USA Today: “With very […]

Posted on: May 6, 2013,  Section: Comic Books, Movies, Comments: 1 Comment

Network issues. Updating to be sporadic (UPDATED)

I’m having network issues this week. I can get to just about everything except my own blog (I’m updating this through my phone.) Posting may be sporadic until I get this resolved. Sorry. Alan UPDATE: Network access to blog has been restored. Hosting environment froze access due to suspected malware/virus originating from my IP address. […]

Posted on: May 1, 2013,  Section: Daily Cartoonist, Comments: Comments Off on Network issues. Updating to be sporadic (UPDATED)