See All Topics

Home / Section: Blogs

This category contains 109 posts.
RSS feed for this category

Tom Richmond: Ink Stained Wretch

Cartoonist Tom Richmond has decided to change the emphasis of his online presence. He broke the news on his Tom’s Mad Blog last week: This blog used to get average of 3.5K unique visitors per day at its peak in 2008. Today a really good day is less than 1K. It has become obvious to […]

Posted on: Oct 27, 2021,  Section: Blogs, Cartooning, News Stream, newsletters, Comments: 3 Comments

Friday Free-For-All

Bill Ruehlmann‘s column about Cathy Guisewite‘s last book is the only excuse needed to let all know that Cathy Guisewite’s next book is on the schedule. Previews at GoComics. © Cathy Guisewite   © Oconee Enterprise/Chuck Cunningham The Georgia Press Association honored the winners of the 2021 Better Newspaper Contest on Friday, July 30 at […]

Posted on: Aug 6, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Blogs, Cartooning, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Newspaper industry, Comments: Comments Off on Friday Free-For-All

Jason Chatfield on 15 Years of Social Media: Meh

I joined Twitter about 9 months after it started. It was 2006, and I was working out of my Perth studio when I got an email invite to join the new app from a friend working at a startup in San Francisco. It all sounded very exciting. Fast forward 14 years: Twitter is now one […]

Posted on: Jul 30, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Blogs, Technology, Comments: Comments Off on Jason Chatfield on 15 Years of Social Media: Meh

Steve Kelley Wins 2021 National Headliner Award

The 87th National Headliner Award winners honoring the best journalism in the United States in 2020 were announced today. The National Headliner Awards were founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City. The annual contest is one of the oldest and largest in the country that recognizes journalistic merit in the communications industry. […]

Posted on: May 12, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Blogs, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Steve Kelley Wins 2021 National Headliner Award

1921 Beginning of the End for Cartoons Magazine

These days we have Funny Times and Humor Times for regular magazines featuring political, social, and gag cartoons. 100 years ago our grand- and great-grand parents had Cartoons Magazine.   above: covers from Robert Beerbohm and his Platinum Age Facebook page It was one hundred years ago this month that sadly saw the end of […]

Posted on: May 8, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Blogs, Cartoons, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on 1921 Beginning of the End for Cartoons Magazine

A Duke’s Mixture of Comic Strip Related Items

© Scott Adams, Inc.; Peanuts Worldwide; Paws Inc. Dilbert joins Snoopy (and Woodstock) and Garfield as a comic strip addition to the extremely popular Funko collectibles line.   MAD Magazine’s Al Jaffee‘s 100th Birthday Celebration!   © Allan Holtz Did we mention that Allan Holtz’s Stripper’s Guide returned from sabbatical a while ago? Back is […]

Posted on: Mar 8, 2021,  Section: Blogs, Cartooning, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on A Duke’s Mixture of Comic Strip Related Items

Cartoonists Contributing to Comics Kingdom Blog

Not to minimize the efforts of Edgar, who has been doing an excellent job of regularly updating the Comics Kingdom Blog, but it is exciting (to me) that beginning last week King Features Syndicate cartoonists have joined Edgar in posting to the blog. Brian Walker, Alex Hallatt, Wayno, Rino Piccolo, Jim Keefe, Bill Bettwy, John […]

Posted on: Mar 30, 2020,  Section: Blogs, Comic strips, King Features, Comments: 1 Comment

Yesterday and Today (Past and Present Tents)

Let’s clear out some bookmarked items.   The Complete Wonder Woman Newspaper Strips Now Complete When IDW published Wonder Woman: The Complete Newspaper Comics it wasn’t complete. There was one strip they had failed to find. When the series was originally winding down, in late 1945, it was thought that it most likely appeared in […]

Posted on: Sep 2, 2019,  Section: Blogs, Comic Books, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Yesterday and Today (Past and Present Tents)

John P. Weiss, Drawer of Cartoons & Writer of Life

John P. Weiss is a retired police chief, a fine artist of landscapes, a cartoonist with style, and an inspirational writer. With column headings such as Are You Committing This Mistake With Your Creative Work? – with a bit about Thomas Kinkade   This is How to Survive Productivity and Win at Life. and more; […]

Posted on: Aug 28, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Blogs, Cartooning, Illustration, Comments: Comments Off on John P. Weiss, Drawer of Cartoons & Writer of Life

Comics 101

AMP Kids has reinvigorated their blog with a new series – Comics 101. Amp Kids is Andrews McMeel‘s publishing arm for young readers. Among others things they have recently started a more or less weekly series about Comics for Kids.   Why Comics are Great for Kids (and Libraries) The numbers speak for themselves: When […]

Posted on: Jul 30, 2019,  Section: Blogs, Comic strips, Graphic Novels, Publishers, Comments: Comments Off on Comics 101

Cartoonists’ Challenge Coins

People in the military all know what a challenge coin is, but few civilians do. A challenge, or unit, coin is a medallion that represents affiliation, support or patronage to the organization minted on the coin. Almost all military units have their own coins, carried by the members of the units, and commanders often have […]

Posted on: Feb 4, 2019,  Section: Awards, Blogs, Comic strips, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonists’ Challenge Coins

Please support Mike Lynch’s blog

I missed this last Friday, but worth noting. You probably already know or have visited Mike Lynch blog – it’s a close cousin blog to The Daily Cartoonist as far as focus, but Mike has more emphasis on magazine cartoons and cartoon history than TDC. It’s on my daily read list. Mike’s been doing the […]

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014,  Section: Blogs, Cartoons, Comic strips, Comments: 2 Comments

Thompson to post running commentary of his comic

Cul de Sac creator Richard Thompson has announced that he’s going to be posting daily commentary about each day’s strip on his blog. Or has he puts it… This blog has gotten a little moldy and stale, so to perk it up some I’m going to start a new feature that’ll run daily, or until […]

Posted on: Aug 9, 2010,  Section: Blogs, Comic strips, Comments: 5 Comments

Lowe wins local SPJ award for cartooning, blogging

The Sun Sentinel’s Chan Lowe was honored in two of this year’s Society of Professional Journalists’ South Florida chapter categories. Chan won first place in the editorial cartooning category and second place in the blogging category for affiliated blogs. Regarding his cartooning, the judges wrote, “Chan’s cartoons were like a seasoned prize fighter. They hit […]

Posted on: Jun 8, 2010,  Section: Awards, Blogs, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Lowe wins local SPJ award for cartooning, blogging

Washington Post to host “cartoon project” (UPDATED)

Starting May 10, the Washington Post’s “Comic Riffs” will begin what the blog’s author Michael Cavna calls “a better way” to aid aspiring cartoonists. Sharpen your pencils, sharpen your comic minds — and check back here in this space come Monday, May 10. UPDATE: I asked Mr. Cavna if he could elaborate at all on […]

Posted on: May 10, 2010,  Section: Blogs, Comic strips, How-to, Comments: 13 Comments