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New Knight Nomination and Neighborhood

Cartoonist (and now multimedia creator) Keith Knight has been nominated! The complete list of NAACP Image Award nominees.   In other Keef news, he has a new address on the internet. © Keith Knight Support a cartoonist  

Posted on: Feb 3, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Television, Comments: 1 Comment

The Comics as a Double Jeopardy Category

A Double Jeopardy category for January 28, 2021 400 800 (Name the feature) 1200 1600 2000 © Jeopardy Productions

Posted on: Jan 29, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Television, Comments: 4 Comments

Well, Buck Rogers is 500 Years Old

(Eight years to get out of Pittsburgh) I guess George Clooney could play Buck Rogers. Rumors are that George Clooney may star in a new Buck Rogers television show … But Variety picks up a ray gun and shoots that idea down. Through his production company Smokehouse Pictures, Clooney has signed on to executive produce […]

Posted on: Jan 28, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Television, Comments: Comments Off on Well, Buck Rogers is 500 Years Old

Ted Rall on Progressives & the Biden Adminstration

Ted Rall prediction: Almost certainly the Democrats are not going to pick up either of these house run-off seats in Georgia. That’s a pipe dream. That leads off a five minute interview with KAAL (Minnesota) where Ted goes on to explain that Biden will have to run a center-right administration with a McConnell Senate. Among […]

Posted on: Nov 20, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Interviews, Television, Comments: Comments Off on Ted Rall on Progressives & the Biden Adminstration

A Cartooning Menagerie

Small Newspapers and Freelance Cartoonists Small Market Sports © Bill Charbonneau Darren Johnson on getting cartoons for small newspapers: Still, when I started publishing newspapers 11 years ago – after working at other publications – I imagined that a cartoonist would be important to this hoped-for media empire. I did an Internet search and found […]

Posted on: Nov 17, 2020,  Section: Animation, Books, Comic strips, Movies, Newspaper industry, Television, Comments: 3 Comments

Gerald Gardner – RIP

Screenwriter, gag writer, humorist, author Gerald Gardner has passed away. Gerald Clifford Gardner July 22*, 1929 – October 11, 2020 *the IMDb has June 15, 1929 as birthdate The notice of death from The Monkees Film and TV Vault Facebook page: From his son Lindsey Gardner – Gerald Clifford Gardner, legendary screenwriter … died peacefully […]

Posted on: Oct 13, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Obituary, Television, Comments: 3 Comments

No White Privilege for Scott Adams

Cartoonist and social media maven (he’s been retweeted by President Trump) Scott Adams has created a twitterstorm in responding to a tweet and claiming reverse racism. “I lost my TV show for being white when UPN decided it would focus on an African-American audience. That was the third job I lost for being white. The […]

Posted on: Jun 29, 2020,  Section: Animation, Comic strips, Controversies, Television, Comments: 2 Comments

This Is Jeopardy – Bugs Bunny Category

Today’s Jeopardy was a rerun from February 12, 2019.   Answer: This appeared December 29, 1990Question: What is the last Bugs Bunny daily comic strip.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2020,  Section: Animation, Television, Comments: Comments Off on This Is Jeopardy – Bugs Bunny Category

Marty Pasko – RIP

Comic book writer Marty Pasko has passed away. Martin Joseph (Marty) Pasko né Jean-Claude Rochefort August 4, 1954 – May 10, 2020 Friends Paul Kupperberg and Paul Levitz broke the news on social media. covers via Grand Comic Database Marty began writing comic books in the early 1970s, and was a writer and editor into […]

Posted on: May 11, 2020,  Section: Comic Books, Comic strips, Obituary, Television, Comments: 1 Comment

Mo Willems and HBO Max in Multiyear Deal

Mo Willems and HBO let The Pigeon do his thing. The Hollywood Reporter reports: HBO Max has made a big commitment to its kids and family programming business, signing beloved children’s author Mo Willems to an exclusive multiyear deal. The streamer won out in a competitive negotiation and will make Willems the first artist in […]

Posted on: Feb 25, 2020,  Section: Animation, Books, Children's Books, Television, Comments: Comments Off on Mo Willems and HBO Max in Multiyear Deal

NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!

Your submissions must be delivered to their respective locations by January 23, 2020 for consideration   The National Cartoonists Society website has the entry forms and details. You DO NOT have to be a member of the NCS to have your work considered for a divisional award.  

Posted on: Jan 21, 2020,  Section: Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Children's Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Television, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!

NCS Divisional Reuben Awards 2019 Call for Entries

December 20, 2019 Letter from the National Cartoonists Society calling for submissions. Note that membership is not a requirement to submit and be considered for the divisional awards and the submissions deadline is January 23, 2020.  

Posted on: Dec 20, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Awards, Books, Cartooning, Cartoons, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Greeting Cards, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Syndicates, Television, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Divisional Reuben Awards 2019 Call for Entries

The Simpsons – To Be or Not To Be?

In recent comments about the influence of The Simpsons, Elfman caused quite a stir. Speaking with website, Elfman surprised many by saying “Well, from what I’ve heard, it is coming to end.” Elfman went on to qualify his statement, saying “I don’t know for a fact, but I’ve heard that it will be in its last […]

Posted on: Dec 1, 2019,  Section: Animation, Television, Comments: 1 Comment

Scott Adams on Donald Trump’s Tweets

Scott Adams, promoting his new Loserthink book, appeared on Fox and Friends Tuesday morning (Nov. 5) and discussed President Trump’s use of Twitter, a social media platform that Scott is also familiar with. Fox News reports: After a New York Times analysis explained how President Trump’s Twitter account reshaped the presidency, Scott Adams weighed in on […]

Posted on: Nov 6, 2019,  Section: Books, Comic strips, Opinion, Television, Comments: Comments Off on Scott Adams on Donald Trump’s Tweets

This Morning Keith Knight Woke Into Disney Empire

Woke, the live-action/animated comedy inspired by the life of The K Chronicles cartoonist Keith Knight, is being picked up to series by the Disney-controlled streamer. An episode count and premiere time frame was not immediately available; Hulu declined comment as the deal technically isn’t done. Lamorne Morris stars in the series, which revolves around an […]

Posted on: Aug 26, 2019,  Section: Comic strips, Television, Comments: 1 Comment