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News Around the Kingdom: Back to School Edition

Today marks the 14th Anniversary of 9/11. Comics Kingdom shares this symbolic “Zits” comic in honor and remembrance of those who lost their lives on that tragic day.

Zits, September 11, 2011
Zits, September 11, 2011

Next week, Sandra Bell-Lundy wrote a fictional two-week series in “Between Friends” in which a co-worker of Susan’s tries to coerce her to do a charity 5K run — and Susan is doing everything she can do get out of it! Knowing Sandra and Susan, the series will provide more than a few smiles and chuckles.Between Friends by Sandra Bell-Lundy

Between Friends by Sandra Bell-Lundy

In other news …

On the heels of celebrating Beetle Bailey’s 65th anniversary, Brian Walker posts the final installment of Beetle Bailey’s first furlough story which ran in 1952.

Brian also posted a throwback “Hi & Lois comic from 1996, in which Chip Flagston bemoans his return to back to school.

Hilary Price (“Rhymes With Orange”) shares a photo collage of how she spent her summer.

David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) posted an ink drawing of Popeye from his sketchbook.

Popeye sketch by cartoonist David Reddick
Popeye sketch by cartoonist David Reddick

John Rose (“Barney Google and Snuffy Smith”) and his family are looking forward to the start of football season!

Bill Bettwy (“Take It From the Tinkersons”) is working on his favorite strips of the year. Can you guess which holiday?

Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) shares an angry reader’s email and feedback.

Finally, Jonathan Mahood (“Bleeker: The Rechargeable Dog”) shares new character designs.

Thanks for catching up on this week’s News Around the Kingdom.

See you again next Friday. Have a great week!

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