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A Little of This, A Bit of That

  Cartoon Exhibit [E]ditorial cartoons [will be] exhibited at the University of Tennessee’s Downtown Gallery beginning Wednesday, January 26 through Saturday, February 26. The Downtown Gallery exhibit is called Point of View: Regional Editorial Cartoons. This exhibition is in conjunction with A Serious Look at the Funnies, an exhibition at the Ewing Gallery of Art […]

Posted on: Jan 18, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Books, Cartooning, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Illustration, Interviews, Magazines, Comments: Comments Off on A Little of This, A Bit of That

Big Nate Talks, And So Does Creator Lincoln Peirce

The animated TV series “Big Nate,” based on the long-running comic strip by Lincoln Peirce of Portland, will debut Feb. 17 on Paramount Plus, the streaming service announced Tuesday. A sneak peek of the show will air Sunday on the Nickelodeon cable network during halftime of the NFL playoff football game between the Dallas Cowboys […]

Posted on: Jan 11, 2022,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Big Nate Talks, And So Does Creator Lincoln Peirce

Listing Toward the End of the Year

Lists and Best-Ofs will be coming fast and furious. Here’s a few before the rush. Instagram’s Favorite New Yorker Cartoons of 2021 Do you use Instagram? Or does Instagram use you? Whatever the answer is, let’s hope that it results in personal gain for Mark Zuckerberg—he’s had a tough time recently and really deserves a […]

Posted on: Dec 21, 2021,  Section: Animation, Awards, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, International, Magazine cartoons, Movies, Television, Comments: 3 Comments

Animation 2021 – In Memoriam

Cartoon Brew remembers those from the animation industry who passed away in 2021. In a year already saturated with tragedy, news of yet another passing in the animation world was often the last thing we wanted to hear. Yet we covered more deaths in 2021 than in any previous year: 35 in all. This isn’t […]

Posted on: Dec 17, 2021,  Section: Animation, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Animation 2021 – In Memoriam

Just Another Whatnot Wednesday

The misadventures of Big Nate are coming to Paramount+. The all-new animated series from Nickelodeon Animation Studio is based on the best-selling children’s books and comic strip written and drawn by acclaimed author and cartoonist Lincoln Peirce. Big Nate © Lincoln Peirce The show will feature a brand new story set in the ‘Big Nate’ […]

Posted on: Dec 15, 2021,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Licensing, Television, video, Comments: Comments Off on Just Another Whatnot Wednesday

Throwin’ It At the Wall Thursday

The L. A. Times gets letters about 9 Chickweed Lane © Brooke McEldowney The Los Angeles Times received hundreds of letters from fans of their comics page about dropping the 9 Chickweed Lane strip, and printed a few of them. They prefaced the letters with further explanation for the drop. To our readers: We gave […]

Posted on: Dec 9, 2021,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Exhibits, Movies, Museums, Newspaper industry, Comments: 1 Comment

“We were Texas hippies, a proud but pitiful bunch”

Those Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton became famous through their underground comix books, but got their start down in the Texas alternative lifestyle of 1967. True heads know that the three Freak Brothers—Phineas, Freewheelin’ Franklin, and Fat Freddy—were born in Austin in 1967. Shelton wrote cartoons for an underground weekly called The Rag, […]

Posted on: Dec 8, 2021,  Section: Alternative comics, Animation, Comic history, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on “We were Texas hippies, a proud but pitiful bunch”

Comics Stuff-ing

© Ward Sutton Ward Sutton and The Village Voice start us off with a Thanksgiving Day comic.   Roadside America takes us to Lancaster, Ohio where they celebrate local boy made good with the headline Richard Outcault: Inventor of the Comic Strip. Richard Outcault (1863-1928) was an American illustrator and creator of The Yellow Kid, […]

Posted on: Nov 25, 2021,  Section: Alternative comics, Animation, Cartooning, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Comics Stuff-ing

Cartoonist Clippings

Neil Gaiman Calls Out MoMA for Not Giving Cartoonist Credit From MoMA, crediting the publisher but not the artist: The source for his painting, Drowning Girl, is “Run for Love!,” the melodramatic lead story of Secret Love #83, a DC Comics comic book from 1962. Follow Neil’s Twitter thread where other comics people comment.   […]

Posted on: Nov 14, 2021,  Section: Animation, Comic Books, Comic strips, Exhibits, Museums, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonist Clippings

Frankie and Johnny Were Lovers…Rooty Toot Toot

The debut of the short subject Rooty Toot Toot seventy years ago this month is as much a groundbreaking moment for animation as the first full-length feature, animated shows on prime-time TV, and the advent of computer-generated imagery. It tells a darkly comedic tale that would seem daring even for live-action films of the time, […]

Posted on: Nov 8, 2021,  Section: Animation, Anniversaries, Comments: Comments Off on Frankie and Johnny Were Lovers…Rooty Toot Toot

Being For the Benefit of St. Jude’s Kids – Reminder

A reminder that there are only two days left until the National Cartoonists Society auction to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is over.       Shown here are some getting high bids, but there are scores of great original art pieces at bargain prices still available. Check it out and, if possible, put in your […]

Posted on: Nov 1, 2021,  Section: Animation, Auctions, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Charity, Comic Books, Comic strips, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: 1 Comment

Comic Chronicles – The Way They Were (updated)

Not long after I posted this issue The AFRO posted an item about Hambone’s Meditations.I’m putting that notice up top for those who have already read this entry.       Readers of The Commercial Dispatch and dozens of other Southern newspapers in the early 20th Century were greeted often, sometimes daily, sometimes on the front […]

Posted on: Oct 28, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Books, Cartoonist, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Comic Chronicles – The Way They Were (updated)

NCS Auction for The Benefit of St. Jude’s Children

Beginning on October 27th and running through November 3rd of this year, the National Cartoonists Society and the NCS Foundation will hold a major art auction online, with all proceeds going to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The NCS has enlisted the help of Heritage Auctions, the industry leader in the field of comic […]

Posted on: Oct 23, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Anniversaries, Auctions, Caricature, Cartooning, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Events, Fund Raisers, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Auction for The Benefit of St. Jude’s Children

Davis, Groening Among 50 Richest Celebrities

The list of top 50 Celebrities in the world in 2021:- The wealthiest Actors, Directors, Comedians, Singers, Authors, and Models are made their presence in our top 50 Richest Celebrities list. There is no easy way to Make the top 50 wealthiest Celebrities list globally, but it is also not impossible. Here is a list […]

Posted on: Oct 22, 2021,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Comments: 3 Comments

Animators of Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month wrapped up a few days ago, but it’s never too late to acknowledge the immense contributions that Mexican and Mexican-American artists have made to the development of American animation. When you start diving into American animation history, it’s actually surprising at first to discover the impact that artists of Mexican descent have […]

Posted on: Oct 21, 2021,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Profiles, Comments: Comments Off on Animators of Hispanic Heritage