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.
Movieweb carries the story about Paige Braddock.
Original New Yorker Cartoon Art Gallery
Curated Cartoons has opened displaying New Yorker original art for sale.
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.
The Nation presents Jeet Heer‘s introduction to the collected adventures of The Mystic Commandos.
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.
2 thoughts on “Here, There, and Everywhere”
And what women there are usually take over legacy strips and drastically change them, like Jules Rivera and Olivia Jaimes. The syndicate should just let those women develop their own strips, and let Nancy and Mark Trail go into a well-earned retirement. I think Jules would probably create a good strip.
Olivia Jaimes’ Nancy isn’t bad. While she has added a few new things, she has done quite a few gags that, in my opinion, suit the feel and tone of the original Nancy better than some of the others who have carried on the strip. It’s certainly easier to stomach than the sentimentality of the Gilchrist era.
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