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News Around the Kingdom: Barney Visits Snuffy!

Greetings Comics Royals!

 Barney Google is visiting Snuffy Smith from Sunday June 26 through Saturday July 2!  Be sure to catch the fun when Hootin’ Holler gets a special dose of Barney next week!

Barney Google visits Snuffy Smith
Snuffy Smith is visited by Barney Google

Also, "Barney Google and Snuffy Smith" cartoonist John Rose was at HeroesCon in Charlotte, North Carolina last week!  He posted some bodacious photos of the event!

In other news…

 Brian Walker (“Hi and Lois”) wished readers a Happy Father’s Day with a look at Hi Flagston!  He also takes reader back to the early days of sales for “Beetle Bailey”!

Hi Flagston dreams of a different life
Hi Flagston dreams of a different life

Bill Holbrook (“On the Fastrack”) will be in Pittsburgh, PA July 1-3 for the Anthrocon convention!  He’ll be at table A23 in the dealers room with all of his incredible books!

Bill Holbrook's tribute to Orlando victims
Bill Holbrook's tribute to Orlando victims

 David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) gives readers a sneak peek at a sketch for an upcoming Sunday strip!

David Reddick's Wilma-like character
David Reddick's Wilma-version of one of his characters

Karen Moy (“Mary Worth”) talks about continuity strip pacing and its various types of readers!  She also discusses why some strips call for less dialogue!

Mary Worth is written by Karen Moy
"Mary Worth" is about a compassionate caring woman

 Jim Toomey (“Sherman’s Lagoon”) was on the TED stage in Cannes, France last month talking about the real life sea animals he often features in his strip!

And finally…

 Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) posts his hilarious comics for the week!

"Bizarro" is by Dan Piraro

 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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