Mid-Week Quick Hits

The ECBACC Pioneer/ Lifetime Achievement Awards 2018

This past week in Philadelphia The East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention presented its Hall of Fame awards to Ray Billingsley (Curtis), Barbara Brandon-Croft (Where I’m Coming From), Jerry Craft (Mama’s Boyz), Tayo Fatunla (Our Roots), and Ralph Stevenson (Concepts in Communication, Inc.).


The Missouri Man Who Draws Cats and Dogs

Local Cartoonist makes good. George Booth‘s boyhood profiled by hometown paper.


Mike Luckovich on TV

When asked about the blessings of a Donald Trump presidency for editorial cartoonists Mike Luckovich compares it to marrying a nymphomaniac.


Dick Tracy Returns to Comic Books with New Adventures

After a couple false starts since 1990, due to copyright issues, the Summer of 2019 will see a brand new Dick Tracy graphic novel by Richard Pietrzyk.


Cartoonist Terri Libensen on New Graphic Novel 

Terri Libensen discusses her new Positively Izzy graphic novel and her ‘The Pajama Diaries’ comic strip.


The Wild Adventures of René Goscinny

Back in the day I didn’t read many non-English comics, but Asterix by Goscinny and Uderzo and Lucky Luke by Morris and Goscinny became favorites (by way of excellent translations). A new exhibit at London’s Jewish Museum that explores the life and work of René Goscinny is reason for this longish profile of Goscinny.