Paige Braddock Wins Emmy
Eisner-nominated cartoonist and writer Paige Braddock won a Children’s & Family Emmy Award for her work on the Apple TV+ documentary, Who Are You, Charlie Brown? It was Apple TV+’s only win across the seven categories in which the streamer was nominated.
Original New Yorker Cartoon Art Gallery
Eldon Dedini, Marisa Acocello, Joe Dator, Jack Ziegler, Pat Byrnes, Drew Dernovich, many more.
Hat tip: Ink Spill
Introduction to Bungleton Green and The Mystic Commandos
… But it was a fourth series, in late 1942, that marked an even more radical turn in comics’ contribution to the war effort. In Bungleton Green and the Mystic Commandos, Jay Jackson offered his readers a science-fiction epic that imagined that victory against the Nazis would also mark the beginning of a victory over global white supremacy, with the war effort necessitating an end to Jim Crow in the United States and the emergence of a country that had finally achieved equality for all its citizens.
Towne Post profiles some Hoosier creators of popular children’s characters.
Jim Davis, James Whitcomb Riley, Johnny Gruelle, L. Frank Baum, Norman Bridwell, and more.
Sunday Funnies: More Dead White Men Than Living Women
I love these cartoonists from the past, they’re my heroes. And I love newspaper comics like they did… …And I don’t believe for one moment they would want to be in the Sunday funny pages to the sacrifice and end of those funny papers.
An interesting Twitter thread from Georgia Dunn about “Sunday funny pages hav[ing] more comic characters from dead white men than living women, BIPOC, and queer people.