Cartoonist Bil Keane has passed away. He was most famous for his long-running comic strip, The Family Circus. Lynda Barry movingly remembers Keane. The AV Club has an overview of Keane’s career. The Belated Nerd has posted panels from Keane’s less well-known Channel Chuckles gag strip.
Charles Forsman adapts Jaws to the world of Charles Schulz’ Peanuts.
The Edge of the American West has a post about Charles Schulz’ introduction of Franklin in Peanuts as Schulz’ quietly anti-racist response to the times, and juxtaposes it with Hank Ketcham’s Jackson, the first African-American character in Dennis the Menace. Scroll down to the comments for an excerpt […]
It’s summer time and instead of beer bottles exploding out of coolers in a shower of refreshing ice, bikini-clad hotties and fireworks as we know it should be, everything is wilting and perhaps even melting. As far as I can tell there are only two possible explanations—Hot Lava […]
Shaenon Garrity tries to chart “The History of Webcomics” from 1985 to the “Age of This Whole App Thing” at The Comics Journal.
An excellent gallery of images and collections, as well as historical context on 100 years of Korean comics.