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News briefs for September 14, 2009
» Luann creator Greg Evans is profiled in the Arizona Daily Star.
» Wee Pals creator Morrie Turner is profiled in the San Francisco Chronicle. Morrie has an 45 year retrospective exhibit of his work in the San Francisco Main Library that is running now.
» The Downtown Carlisle Association (PA) is bringing Close to Home cartoonist John McPherson to their town. Carlisle was once home to John’s parents and the town has been mentioned in the panel a few times. The Association has permission to use one such cartoon for promotional material and hope to use it as a fundraiser. John is scheduled to visit on October 9.
» Marcus Hamilton, cartoonist for Dennis the Menance, will speak at Wesley Heights United Methodist Church on “Aug. 20″. I suspect that the real date is September 20 as the news article mentioning his visit was published last Friday.
» Bruce Plante, editorial cartoonist for the Tulsa World, will “combine comedy and cartooning” at the Philbrook Museum.
» Stacy Curtis will appear with Sean Covey to promote their book “7 Habits for Happy Kids.” Stacy was the illustrator.