Krampus has passed you over and Yule Cat has decided you’re fine. You took Père Fouettard in a fight and Knecht Ruprecht was no match for you. Your feats of strength were peerless at Festivus. You’ve got the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa down. And I am optimistic about […]
Rocko Jerome has seen and listened to a Cartoon Crossroads Columbus interview/panelette with Olivia Jaimes, the writer and artist on Nancy. He shares his notes and impressions here. “Olivia spoke about how the function of Nancy as a comic is problem solving. There’s a challenge of some kind, […]
At The Cut, Rachel Syme interviews cartoonist Cathy Guisewite. “I also told her that, as we sat in her country-chic breakfast nook in Studio City, California, discussing the legacy of Cathy and the world Guisewite created, I could not stop thinking about my own mother, a highly functional […]
Smithsonian Magazine discusses the dangers to children parents saw in Little Orphan Annie. “These days, when Annie is known mainly as the little girl who sang brightly about ‘Tomorrow,’ it may be hard to picture her radio series as the Grand Theft Auto of its day. But the […]
That time the characters of daily comic strip Sally Forth went to a kaiju theme park. (Thanks, Brian!)
It’s summertime again and the living is gelatinous and humid at least for me. Maybe you’re planning a vacation or are relieved to get your place to yourself as you wave good-bye to friends, family, your partner. Maybe you’re going to the beach or on a camping trip. […]
“Mistakes happen. Sometimes those mistakes end up in print with a distribution in the hundreds of thousands. Here are some classic screw-ups, printing errors, and unfortunate coincidences that have graced the pages of comic books and newspaper strips over the years.” See them here.