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News Around the Kingdom: BOOK NEWS!

Greetings Comics Royals!

 We have some book news for you! 

 Bill Griifith's (“Zippy the Pinhead”) new book, "Invisible Ink," has been nominated for an Eisner Award in TWO categories: Best Reality-Based Work ("Invisible Ink") and Best Writer/Artist!  His brilliant book is available for purchase from Amazon!

Bill Griffith's book is nominated for an Eisner Award!
Bill Griffith's book is nominated for an Eisner Award!

 The "King of the Comics:  One Hundred Years of King Features Syndicate" book (published by IDW) was also nominated for two Eisner Awards - Best Comics Related Book and Production Design!

"King of the Comics" is nominated for two Eisner Awards!

John Rose (“Barney Google and Snuffy Smith”) will have a two-day book signing event in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  Rose will be signing his brand-new collection, “Balls of Fire! More Snuffy Smith Comics,” at the Daily News-Record office located at 231 South Liberty Street in Harrisonburg. Rose signed books yesterday, and today Friday, April 29, he will sign his bodacious new book from 8 AM - 5 PM as part of the newspaper’s two-day Mother’s Day Madness Sale!

John Rose will sign books!
John Rose will sign books!

 Norm Feuti (“Retail”) has a new graphic novel for kids which will be released in July!  You can order the charming “The King of Kazoo” from Amazon!

Norm Feuti's new kid's book comes out in July!
Norm Feuti's new kid's book comes out in July!

 Rina Piccolo (“Tina’s Groove”) gives us a peek at her new book, “Quirkly Quarks”, a cartoon guide to the fascinating realm of physics!  You can buy this book on Amazon!

Pre-order Rina Piccolo's new illustrated book on physics!
Rina Piccolo's informative new illustrated book on physics!

 In other news…

 Brian Walker (“Hi & Lois”) looks at fun “Beetle Bailey” collectibles from the 1960s!  He also reveals how Mark Twain’s house found its way into a “Hi & Lois” strip!  And yesterday was "Take Your Child to Work Day"!  Hi took Dot into work with him..and as a feminist, she demands equal pay!

Hi took Dot to work yesterday!
Feminist Dot demands equal pay!

David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) shows us that while Gwen’s away, the cat will play!

While Gwen's away, the cat will play!
While Gwen's away, the cat will play!

 And finally…

 Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) posts his weekly collection of hilarious comics!

Dan Piraro is the cartoonist of
Dan Piraro is the cartoonist of "Bizarro"

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

 See you again next Friday! Have a great weekend.

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