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Archives for April, 2018

The NCS wants your Village Green

The National Cartoonists Society is wanting to expand its Reuben Awards weekend into a full blown public festival for the host city. As they explain: For the past few months, we’ve been exploring the feasibility of staging a free Comic Arts Festival, based on the kind of event that is so popular in Europe in […]

Posted on: Apr 30, 2018,  Section: National Cartoonist Society, Comments: 1 Comment

Olivia Jaimes takes on Bushmiller and Gilchrist fans

There is no way we can catch up on all the news that happened during this site’s two year hiatus. Just this year alone there was: Wayno taking over the daily Bizarro panel, the end of Bud Grace’s Ernie/Piranha Club strip, the death of superstar Mort Walker, the end of Chris Monroe’s Violet Days, Will […]

Posted on: Apr 30, 2018,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: 4 Comments

The ‘New’ Daily Cartoonist

Welcome, cartoon friends! We’re “soft launching” the “new” Daily Cartoonist this week. The site is now owned and operated by my colleagues here in Kansas City (Mo.) at Andrews McMeel. Our plan is to restart/continue the great cartoon news site that Alan Gardner built. Alan has been a great help in the transition and we’re […]

Posted on: Apr 30, 2018,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: 31 Comments

Francesco Marciuliano ends Sally Forth trope

Among the many regular occurrences in the Sally Forth comic strip is the morning breakfast cereal Powdered Toast Crunch. This was a sort of salute to the 1990s Ren and Stimpy cartoon show where the cereal originated. Unfortunately a month ago allegations were published that the creator of Ren and Stimpy had engaged in sexual […]

Posted on: Apr 29, 2018,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment

Mike Holmes’ True Story becomes Real, Dumb

For six years, from 2007 – 2013, cartoonist Mike Holmes contributed “True Story” to the Halifax alternative newspaper The Coast. It adapted reader stories into a weekly comic strip. Now he has revived and reworked the concept into a regular feature for the new (improved?) Mad magazine as “Real, Dumb.” About the new feature: “That […]

Posted on: Apr 29, 2018,  Section: Comic strips, Magazines, Comments: Comments Off on Mike Holmes’ True Story becomes Real, Dumb

Test Post

2018 Eisner Awards Nominees for this year’s Eisner Awards have been announced. Results of the voting will be revealed the evening of Friday, July 20 at Comic-Con in San Diego. Among the categories is Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips The nominees are: Celebrating Snoopy, by Charles M. Shulz, edited by Alex E. Fajardo and Dorothy O’Brien(Andrews McMeel) […]

Posted on: Apr 27, 2018,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Test Post

Test Post

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Posted on: Apr 27, 2018,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment