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.
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.” [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Dilbert creator Scott Adams has announced that Dilbert.com 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 [...]
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 [...]
Mark Fiore, one of the pioneering animated editorial cartoonists, has reworked his web site. The news site also offers a “Shout back” section which includes a toll-free number for those who wish to leave a message about a cartoon.
I’m not sure when Dave Coverly redesigned his web site, but its sporting a new skin.
Lynn Johnston has added a new section to the web site (or what I’m now dubbing as the “Better/Worse Universe”) dedicated to the history of the Liz and Anthony’s relationship over the last 14 years. The section spans 7 pages and has a long sample of comics – ideal for someone wanting to get the [...]
A reader sent me the link to a CBC News interview with Lynn Johnston, creator of For Better or For Worse. It’s a typical interview with Lynn, but still a good read. A couple of items that I think qualifies for news is her intent to use her web site to post additional material regarding [...]
Received an email from Dan Thompson announcing that Humorous Maximus is back up and serving out comics again. Participating cartoonists are getting their cartoons back onto the site, and Steve Canyon and Latigo are up and running as well.