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Aaron McGruder launches new Boondocks site

With the upcoming new season of Boondocks, USAToday reports Aaron McGruder has launched an “official unofficial” site. McGruder has been good about keeping us posted via Twitter, and now he has launched an “official unofficial” Boondocks site at Here, you can find screen shots from the new season, video clips and behind-the-scenes stuff, as […]

Posted on: Mar 31, 2010,  Section: Television, Web Sites, Comments: 1 Comment

New York Times to begin charging access

Bill Keller, the executive editor at the New York Times, has announced that starting next year they will begin charging for “frequent” access to their website. Starting in early 2011, visitors to will get a certain number of articles free every month before being asked to pay a flat fee for unlimited access. Subscribers […]

Posted on: Jan 20, 2010,  Section: Newspaper industry, Web Sites, Comments: 3 Comments

News Corp to begin charging for online access

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has announced that within the next 12 months, it will begin to require a fee for online access of it’s websites. The strategy to extract fees from online readers, which is still lacking in many details, has more than a little bit of a “damn the torpedoes” mentality to it, but […]

Posted on: Aug 7, 2009,  Section: Newspaper industry, Web Sites, Comments: 15 Comments

King Features launches new “Captionary” feature

King Features Syndicate is launching a new interactive feature called “Captionary” for it’s Comics Kingdom product. The new feature allows readers to write the captions of cartoons drawn by Dan Piraro, Mike Peters, Hilary Price, Vic Lee and Rina Piccolo. “In the same way people are attracted to The New Yorker CaptionIt contests, news sites […]

Posted on: Jun 26, 2009,  Section: Comic strips, King Features, Syndicates, Web Sites, Comments: 6 Comments

Creators launches revenue sharing comic feature

Creators Syndicate is launching a new comic service called “RevUp” for online newspapers. The comics are embedded on the paper’s web site with an ad supplied by Creators. The paper keeps any advertising revenue off that page minus the one ad served up by Creators. The service also includes social features such as ratings, comments, […]

Posted on: Feb 5, 2009,  Section: Creators, Web Sites, Comments: 3 Comments

Two new features added to Gocomics

Two outstanding Sherpa strips, Steve Skelton’s 2 Cows and a Chicken and Jonathan Lemon’s “Rabbits Against Magic“, will be appearing on You can also follow them on their own web sites here and here.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2009,  Section: Comic strips, web comics, Web Sites, Comments: 3 Comments

Hilary Price launches new Rhymes with Orange site

Rhymes with Orange creator Hilary Price has launched a new web site to showcase her comic feature. She told Dave Astor at E&P, “it will make it 10 times easier for me to make additions, post favorites, and maybe even blog a little.” On a Hilary-related-note, she’ll be at the The Cartoon Art Museum in […]

Posted on: Oct 23, 2008,  Section: Comic strips, Speaking Engagements, Web Sites, Comments: Comments Off on Hilary Price launches new Rhymes with Orange site

Bill Griffith talks about online Zippy business

Zippy the Pinhead creator Bill Griffith was interviewed by the Hartford Courant about the online business side of his comic strip. According to the article, the sales of Zippy memorabilia and accessories on has grown from one third to half of his income. The article also talks about some of the products and services […]

Posted on: Oct 2, 2008,  Section: Comic strips, Web Sites, Comments: Comments Off on Bill Griffith talks about online Zippy business

John Hart studios launches new web site

John Hart Studios has rolled out a new web site that features the daily B.C. and Wizard of Id comic strips along with a blog, character write-ups, and information about the current cartoonists working on the two strips, plus bios of the creators, Johnny Hart and Brant Parker.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2008,  Section: Comic strips, Web Sites, Comments: 2 Comments

New Perry Bible Fellowship book announced

A new Perry Bible Fellowship collection is due out in November. The new book is entitled The Perry Bible Fellowship Almanack and features an introduction written by Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody. The book will include a complete run of PBF including the strips that came after Nicholas Gurewitch, previous collection “The Trials of Colonel Sweeto.” […]

Posted on: Jul 16, 2008,  Section: Books, Web Sites, Comments: 5 Comments

New websites for KAL, Six Chix, Meehan

A few new web sites have launched in the last couple of weeks. Kevin “KAL” Kallaugher has added a blog to his web site that will feature his sketches, roughs and commentary for his cartoons and animation. The Six Chix cartoonist now have a home on the web. The site offers a collection of Six […]

Posted on: May 29, 2008,  Section: Blogs, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Web Sites, Comments: 1 Comment

ComicPress releases latest upgrade to WordPress

For those webcomickers or cartoonists looking for an easy way to post your comics daily to your website, the ComicsPress theme for WordPress has been upgraded to version 2.5. The new release offers five different page layouts to accommodate several different types of comics and a new Comicpress Manager has been released to help configure […]

Posted on: May 20, 2008,  Section: web comics, Web Sites, Comments: 2 Comments

King Features launches comic web application

King Features has released a new embed-able comic application called Comics Kingdom that allows any newspaper to deploy a comic page easily. The application allows users to view a 30 day archive of King’s comics, ability to rate and comment on a comic, zoom in for a larger view, and to add the page to […]

Posted on: May 15, 2008,  Section: Comic strips, King Features, Web Sites, Comments: 5 Comments relaunches in Web 2.0 fashion (UPDATED)

Dilbert creator Scott Adams has announced that has relaunched with a new design and a host of new features. Some of the features include allowing registered users the ability to rewrite the punch-lines and email them to friends. Readers can vote on the best submitted rewritten gags. The site has more animation provided by […]

Posted on: Apr 18, 2008,  Section: Web Sites, Comments: 6 Comments

Toby, Robot Satan makes leaps into newspapers

Corey Pandolph writes in with exciting news. His new feature, Toby, Robot Satan, which debuted on GoComics just two weeks ago, will now run in New York City and Boston Metro papers starting March 10th. The print run will start at the beginning of the story. Corey is the current cartoonist for The Elderberries comic […]

Posted on: Mar 5, 2008,  Section: Comic strips, Web Sites, Comments: 25 Comments