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News Around the Kingdom: Cartoonist Sketches and Day Trips

Greetings Comics Kingdom Royalty,

Earlier this week, we all heard the terrible news of Robin Williams' tragic death. For those who might not remember, Mr. Williams brought King Features' Popeye the Sailor Man to life in his truly unique and lasting way. He was a phenomenally versatile talent who will be sorely missed by his legions of adoring fans.

 

In other happenings ...

Hilary Price (“Rhymes With Orange”) visited the legendary cartoonist Mort Walker (“Beetle Bailey”) at his studio in Connecticut …

Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) challenged climate-change deniers

David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) posted his latest sketches, including Space Ghostand some incredible sketches of the cast of Popeye over at Popeye.com

 

Norm Feuti (“Retail”) gave a glowing endorsement of Cory Thomas’ “Watch Your Head” comic strip …

John Rose (“Barney Google and Snuffy Smith”) shared a photo of the books he read during his rainy vacation …

Speaking of reading, Dynamite Entertainment published “Flash Gordon #5,” the latest in the new comic book series ...

 

Dean Young (“Blondie”) went fishing in the Florida Keys and he has a lousy bandage to prove it …

Jeff Parker gave a sneak peek at an upcoming “Dustin” comic

Brian Walker (“Hi & Lois”) posted the second Sunday page episode of the Flagstons’ 1999 road trip across the Midwestern states … 

Olive Oyl loves yoga and paid homage to the sun …

Finally, after the summer that he has had outdoors, Jonathan Mahood (“Bleeker : The Rechargeable Dog”) might not be dry until October …

That concludes this week's News Around the Kingdom recap.

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