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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Congrats to Seth, Michael DeForge and Marc Bell. Press release: Canada’s finest comics and graphic novels were celebrated last night as the 6th annual Doug Wright Awards touched down in Toronto’s Bram & Bluma Appel Salon in a ceremony hosted by ReGenesis actor Peter Outerbridge. This year’s top honours included: BEST BOOK: George Sprott: (1894-1975) [...]
Two podcast interviews of note: Comics Coast to Coast interviewed Guy Gilchrist, cartoonist for the Nancy strip and budding country music artist. Tom Racine interviews the Comic Riffs blogger Michael Cavna.
Mike Rhode, who writes the ComicsDC blog, has been tapped to write a weekly column on local comic arts for The Washington City Paper. Much to my surprise, I was recently asked to write on comic art for Washington City Paper. My previous contact with the paper, beyond being a regular reader of it since [...]
Comic Strips » JC Duffy has launched called “Nightly Deposits.” Interviews » Scott Nickel interviews illustrator Danny Hellman. Webcomics » Comic Book Resources has posted their review of the year in webcomics.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is teaching a course on Faith and Globalization at Yale University, has stated that he thinks Yale Press made the right decision to not include the infamous Muhammad cartoons in a book about the cartoons. When asked how he would have approached the matter, he replied: It’s certainly [...]
I’m closing shop down for the weekend to head to AZ for a family wedding. Thanks to Mary Anne Grimes at United Media and John Read of Stay Tooned! magazine, we’ll be able to bring you the results of the National Cartoonists Association’s Reuben Awards weekend. Mary and John will be texting me the results [...]
Scott Adam’s “Dilbert 2.0: 20 Years of Dilbert” collection is currently one of Amazon’s Deal of the Day listed at 60% off list price making the $85 purchase a slim $34. Click here to get the deal. Hat tip to From the editors blog.
» DC comics is launching a new news blog called The Source. The blog will feature “news, previews, behind-the-scenes info.” Hat Tip to Comics Worth Reading » The 6th annual Lakeland Community College Comics Symposium in Kirtland, OH begins tomorrow. The two-day symposium will feature Justin Thompson, Mike Pawuk, Victor Dubina, Terri Libenson, Brad Ricca, [...]
Our good friend Dave Astor, the senior editor at Editor & Publisher that was laid off last fall, is now writing his topical humor column for the Huffington Post. His first column appeared yesterday entitled “Layoffs for Leaders.” Dave told me in an email that the column will be periodic.
Craig Kausen, grandson of Chuck Jones has launched a new blog devoted to the legendary animation director. Chuck Reduxcan be found here.
The Pittsburg Post-Gazette is sending their cartoonist Rob Rogers to Tampa to cover the Super Bowl. He left early this morning. Be sure to watch his blog for the updates. He tells me in an email, “I guess a newspapers isn’t completely dead if it covers the Steelers. The paper sent me to Tampa! Whoooo. [...]
I’ve been quietly adding print cartoonists to my list of cartoonist/bloggers on the homepage. Here are the new ones: Editorial Cartoonist Brian Fairrington Editorial Cartoonist Paul Szep Editorial Cartoonist Steve Greenberg Pearls Before Swine’s Stephan Pastis