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News Around the Kingdom: Books and Reviews!

Greetings Comics Royals!

We hope your holiday preparations are going well.  If you’re thinking about giving books this holiday season as gifts, here are some more suggestions!

Bill Holbrook (“On the Fastrack” and “Safe Havens”) just released his latest collections!  There’s “Dethany’s Raven” and “Mudslide”!  Purchase them today!

Dethany's Raven by Bill Holbrook
Dethany's Raven by Bill Holbrook

 

Mudslide by Bill Holbrook
Mudslide by Bill Holbrook

A wonderful review from the Infodad blog praises new books by Jerry Scott and Rick Kirkman (“Baby Blues”), Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman (“Zits”), and Patrick McDonnell (“Mutts”)!

No Yelling by Jerry Scott and Rick Kirkman
No Yelling by Jerry Scott and Rick Kirkman

 

Zits Apocalypse by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman
Zits Apocalypse by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman

 

Playtime:  A Mutts Treasury by Patrick McDonnell
Playtime: A Mutts Treasury by Patrick McDonnell

In other news...

Brian Walker looks at Killer the ladies man in "Beetle Bailey" whose hat wiggles when he sees a pretty girl!  Brian also compares himself to Hi in "Hi & Lois" when it comes to putting up a Christmas tree!

Dan Piraro ("Bizarro") is haunted by TV specials of his Christmas past as he posts about his comic strips for the week!

John Rose ("Barney Google and Snuffy Smith") announced that "Hopalong Jughaid," the first Snuffy Smith comic book story in America in 45 years is now available for shipping!  Get yours today!

The New York Times names Patrick McDonnell's ("Mutts") "Thank You and Good NIght" as one of its Notable Children's Books of 2015!

Thank You and Goodnight by Patrick McDonnell
Thank You and Good Night by Patrick McDonnell

Finally, check out David Reddick's ("Intelligent LIfe") amusing sketchbook doodle of Gwen and Skip!

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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