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Reminders About Some Comic Strips and more

Alley Oop by Jack and Carole Bender

This is Jack and Carole’s last week on Alley Oop, and they seem to be taking a time machine back to earlier days with some tributes. Read their last week here.



Dick Tracy by Mike Curtis and Rick Burchett

Also ending this week (Sunday) is the special Dick Tracy Minit Mystery. Can you solve the mystery before the big reveal come Sunday? The short 15 day arc started August 19.



Gasoline Alley by Jim Scancarelli

The centennial celebration of Gasoline Alley continues with guest stars and cameos galore. Go back to June 18, 2018 for the very beginning of the daily only anniversary adventure.



A Crowded Life in Comics by Rick Marschall 

Don’t forget to bookmark Rick Marschall’s column of reminiscing about his life in the comics industry. The weekly column has already discussed Tony Auth, Jerry Marcus, Dick Moores, John Cullen Murphy, Jack Dempsey, Al Smith, Fred Waring, and the divine Marge Devine. (And click that Yesterday’s Papers banner up top to read some fascinating John Adcock entries.)



Mo by Ann Telnaes

Don’t forget the new weekly (Mondays) Mo comic strip.



Daddy Daze by John Kovaleski


The other new daily newspaper comic strip is Daddy Daze.



Macanudo by Liniers

Both the above comic strips will be supplanted by the newest new comic strip when Macanudo’s U. S. debut happens September 10, 2018.



A final reminder:
The Front Line: Editorial Cartoonists and the First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Deadline to submit work for consideration to the 2019 Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum exhibit is this FRIDAY, AUGUST 31

“The Front Line: Editorial Cartoonists and the First Amendment” will run for six months in the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at The Ohio State University, and be part of next year’s CXC and AAEC Convention.

Co-curated by Lucy Caswell and Ann Telnaes, this will a major exhibition on cartoonists and the First Amendment. Members of the AAEC, NCS, and professional cartoonists nationwide, are invited to submit contemporary cartoons on the significance of the First Amendment protections for speech and press. For consideration, email up to 5 lo-res files to by the end of this week!





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