The Comics Kingdom Blog

News Around the Kingdom: Comic Character Cameos and Mentions

Greetings Comics Royalty!

Cartoonists are a loyal band of brethren who often work in isolation. Every so often, one cartoonist will pay tribute to another by drawing a character or mentioning his or her name in a comic. This week, we share several such examples of comic strip tributes and cameos, including:

Hagar and his crew made a cameo this week in "The Wizard of Id"

Dean Young deftly works a “Bizarro” mention in “Blondie” ...

Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) shares the work of Jimmy Horwitz, creator of “Watson” and Photoshop wizard.

In other news ...

Terri Libenson writes about next week's Body Image 101 series in “The Pajama Diaries” ...

 

Get a sneak peek at the cover of “Peace, Love & Wi-Fi,” the next “Zits” collection here

“Gil” returns to the Providence Journal’s Sunday comics page …

It’s no secret that the Internet loves cats AND comics fans love the “Flash Gordon” song by Queen. Now Comics Kingdom readers can enjoy both together here ...

John Rose shares his coloring technique on a Sunday “Snuffy Smith” comic…

A reader of “Mary Worth” offers job hunting advice to Tommy …

Part three of “Master Magicians and Phantoms: An Interview with Lee Falk” is available here ...

Finally, Jeff Koons' "American Hero: Popeye" went on the auction block this week at Sothebys! Check out what happened next here!

Thanks for stopping by! See you all next Friday!

We welcome your comments, but the following things are not permitted: vulgar or explicit language, name-calling, threats, and any language that insults a person’s race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or disability. Please try to use correct spelling, punctuation, and capitalization as much as possible.

Technical questions and requests should be reported with the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.

Read here for more information about our commenting policy.

If you prefer not to see the comments, click the link here.

See more

Website ck characterfooter 3