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News Around the Kingdom: Hi & Lois and the Summer Olympics!

Greetings Comics Royals!

 In conjunction with the 2016 Summer Olympics, Brian Walker (“Hi and Lois”) featured daily strips from the 1996 series that was inspired by the Summer Olympics in Atlanta!

Trixie is not to be confused with Michael Phelps!
Trixie is not to be confused with Michael Phelps!

 In other news…

 Hilary Price (“Rhymes With Orange”) will talk with author and illustrator Mo Willems tonight, Friday, August 19!  The free event takes place at the Wexner Center for the Arts Mershon Auditorium on the Ohio State University campus at 7 pm!  A book signing with Mo and Hilary will take place immediately after the event in the lobby!  

Hilary Price is the cartoonist of
Hilary Price is the cartoonist of "Rhymes With Orange".

 Jim Keefe (“Sally Forth”) is working on an upcoming Sunday strip!  Fall is coming just around the corner!  AND…there’s drama to come involving Hilary Forth!

Jim Keefe shows us what's on his drawing board!
Jim Keefe shows us what's on his drawing board!

 David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) gives readers a sneak peek at the beginning of a strip!  AND, Scott Kurtz wrote a wonderful blog post about "Intelligent Life", including meeting David!

David Reddick's rough of an upcoming
David Reddick's rough of an upcoming "Intelligent Life" strip!

 John Rose (“Barney Google and Snuffy Smith”) has Snuffy’s Maw coming to visit from Monday, August 15 to Saturday August 20!

Snuffy's Maw visits!
Snuffy's Maw visits!

 Karen Moy (“Mary Worth”) posts about Tommy’s Own Private Idaho!

"Mary Worth" is written by Karen Moy and drawn by June Brigman!

 Brian Walker (“Beetle Bailey”) showcases more of Sarge’s dreams from the mid 60s – this time inspired by the “Batman” live-action television series! 

A Batman-inspired Sarge dream!
A Batman-inspired Sarge dream!

 And finally…

 Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) posts his hilarious comics for the week!  This week is Spider-man’s 54th anniversary!  Stan Lee used a “Bizarro” cartoon on his facebook page to announce it!

This week is Spider-man's 54th anniversary!
This week is Spider-man's 54th anniversary!

 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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