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New York Giants and Marvel Assemble a Comic

From NorthJersey.com: Assemble New York Giants fans: the G-Men are officially joining the Marvel Universe. The New York Giants are teaming up with Marvel for an Avengers-inspired crossover this season that is being billed as an “integrated collaboration” that will draw inspiration straight from the comics and thrust Big Blue into the world of iconic […]

Posted on: Jul 28, 2021,  Section: Comic Books, Licensing, sports cartoons, Comments: 0 Comments

Sports Cartoons – NFL and MLB and NHL

National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts threw some shade at the Philadelphia Eagles with a 4th of July comic strip posted on the Colts website. © Indianapolis Colts/NFL Panel four shows coach Frank Reich rejecting quarterback Carson Wentz’s cheesesteak offering, both were formerly with the Philadelphia Eagles.Panel five shows Carson dumping the Philly delicacy on the […]

Posted on: Jul 5, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Sports Cartoons – NFL and MLB and NHL

Jim Thompson’s Code Red Comics at RedState

Editorial and sports cartoonist Jim Thompson has a new gig at the conservative website RedState with a (mostly) daily cartoon called Code Red Comics. Red State welcomed Jim and a few other contributors today: As our readers are undoubtedly aware, we’ve had a lot of exciting changes at RedState this year and have added some […]

Posted on: Jun 29, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, sports cartoons, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Jim Thompson’s Code Red Comics at RedState

John Furlow – RIP

Sports cartoonist John Furlow has passed away.    John Allen Furlow July 23, 1921 – May 8, 2021   A month and a half shy of his 100th birthday artist, illustrator, and cartoonist John Furlow has died. From the obituary: Following his passion and extraordinary talent as an artist, John applied and was accepted to […]

Posted on: May 25, 2021,  Section: Obituary, sports cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Senior Strippers (2021 Edition)

  Happy Birthday to Lily Renée (Lily Renée Willheim Peters Phillips) born 100 years ago today. Lily joins a few other centenarians on our Senior Strippers list. This seems a good time to update our Senior Strippers roster, cartoonists who for 90+ years continue to survive “the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to.” […]

Posted on: May 12, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Cartoonist, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, International, Magazine cartoons, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Senior Strippers (2021 Edition)

Bill Morgan – RIP

Sports writer, promoter, cartoonist Bill Morgan has passed away. William Edwards (Bill) Morgan, Jr. December 13, 1931 – February 9, 2021 From the obituary:  He was sports editor for the Lufkin Daily News from 1953 to 1955, when he went to the Dallas Morning News as a sportswriter. In 1960, the fledgling Dallas Cowboys hired […]

Posted on: May 9, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Obituary, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Bill Morgan – RIP

Play Ball!

© The Sporting News   © Marvel Entertainment   © King Features Syndicate Ozark Ike was created by Rufus Anderson Gotto, who was a native of Tennessee so he probably knew something about hillfolk. However, his character was called Ozark Ike so maybe he didn’t want to insult any of his fellow Tennesseans. © respective […]

Posted on: Apr 1, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Play Ball!

Sports Cartoonist ‘Peb’ Joins Roll of Honor

Sports cartoonist Pierre “Peb” Bellocq has been honored by the racing world. From the Daily Racing Form: Pierre “Peb” Bellocq, the most famous racing caricaturist of all time, [has] been selected for inclusion in the National Museum of Racing’s Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor, the Saratoga Springs museum announced on Monday. Bellocq, who has […]

Posted on: Dec 15, 2020,  Section: Awards, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Sports Cartoonist ‘Peb’ Joins Roll of Honor

Broome County/B.C./Dick’s Sporting Open at 50

From My Twin Tiers: ENDICOTT, NEW YORK (WETM-TV)- The DICK’S Sporting Goods Open announced the event’s 2021 date as well as a new 50th-anniversary logo to coincide with the semi-centennial playing of Broome County’s premier professional sports event. The 2021 event, which will be played as part of the Champions Tour’s combined 2020-21 calendar due […]

Posted on: Oct 21, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, sports cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Murray Olderman – RIP

Famed sports cartoonist Murray Olderman has passed away. Murray OldermanMarch 27, 1922 – June 10, 2020 SPORTS CARTOONIST (yeah, he merits the upper case), sports columnist From the notice: Marty Appel posted that Murray Olderman died at the age of 98.Murray Olderman profiled and drew sports cartoons of every major sports figure of the past […]

Posted on: Jun 11, 2020,  Section: Cartooning, Obituary, sports cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Sam Wyche – RIP

National Football League quarterback and coach Sam Wyche has passed away. Samuel David (Sam) Wyche January 5, 1945 – January 2, 2020 Cincinnati Enquirer photo tribute. From the Cincinnati Enquirer of two years ago: …Wyche had been working on developing the no-huddle offense, which revolutionized the NFL and gave the Bengals an offensive edge over […]

Posted on: Jan 2, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Obituary, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Sam Wyche – RIP

World Series Scandals: 2019 vs.1919

So the 2019 World Series has its scandals. Baseball fans jeered the President and baseball fans flashed the Houston Astros pitcher. That’s got to top the World Series of 100 years ago when the Chicago White Sox threw the series to the Cincinnati Reds. The 1919 Black Sox Scandal didn’t become public knowledge until 1920, […]

Posted on: Oct 30, 2019,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, Graphic Journalism, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on World Series Scandals: 2019 vs.1919

Smith of The Sun (Mike of Las Vegas)

Mike Smith is the long-time editorial cartoonist for the Las Vegas Sun, a liberal-leaning paper inserted, due to a JOA, into a conservative-leaning paper. Which may explain: My voicemail message stating that threats will be archived is a reflection of the times. Reaction from readers has become more personal, threatening and angry in nature. I […]

Posted on: Oct 3, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, sports cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Hype Igoe on 2020 Boxing Hall of Fame Ballot

Sports reporter, writer, and cartoonist Hype Igoe is among those on the ballot for the 2020 International Boxing Hall of Fame in the Observers category. ESPN reports: The International Boxing Hall of Fame, which in July reduced the wait for eligibility to three years, released the ballot for the 2020 election cycle and it is […]

Posted on: Oct 1, 2019,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Comic history, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Hype Igoe on 2020 Boxing Hall of Fame Ballot

L.A. Clippers Release Schedule in Comic Format

The National Basketball Association has announced their 2019-2020 schedule. The Los Angeles Clippers released their NBA 2019-20 schedule in  a comic format.   Five artists contributed to the effort. Karmo Ruusamaa   Bob Lian   Norman Nazar   Jack Perkins   Jonathan Chan   The Clippers Social Media Team gives a shout out to pjpaula04 […]

Posted on: Aug 13, 2019,  Section: Animation, comic, Illustration, sports cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on L.A. Clippers Release Schedule in Comic Format