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Ask A Cartoonist: Setting the President!

Happy Presidents' Week!

So, I was saddened to find out that Presidents' week is not, as I believed, the week when we ALL get to be President. I had some cool executive orders I wanted to sign!

Instead, in celebration of all the Presidents of the United States who've come before, I asked our cartoonists to share some of their favorite Presidential tidbits. Keep Reading

Throwback Thursday: Radio Patrol

Categories: Comics, Vintage

In this Radio Patrol strip from today in 1947, Molly Day gets ditched by a stranger who runs off with a suitcase full of money after tracking the serial killer known as "The Mind."

She's stuck in the middle of nowhere, with no transportation, a vicious killer, and his goon-- and the villains are going to wake up soon! How's she going to get out of this one? Keep Reading

Ask A Cartoonist: Why, Where Did You Get That Lovely Blouse?

Hi, there! It's National Compliment Day, so it seems like a good day to tell you all that there isn't a better group of comics fans anywhere!

In the spirit of the day, I've asked our AMAZING, splendid, superlative cartoonists to tell us stories about compliments-- compliments they've paid, compliments they've been paid, and compliments that they've used in their comics. Keep Reading

Ask A Cartoonist: Poor Richard's Birthday!

Wow! It's Benjamin Franklin's birthday! Apart from being one of the founders of our country, Benjamin Franklin is still very much beloved as an inventor and writer known for his wit and humor. So, of course, in honor of one of our comic forefathers, I asked our cartoonists to share some of their inventions-- worthy of Benjamin Franklin-- with us today.

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Ask A Cartoonist: Biff! BAM! ...splat?

Happy New Year!

This week, we're talking about sound effects!

Sound effects are such an ubiquitous part of comic art and history that we can't imagine comics without them-- and big, bold, brightly-colored graphic sound effects often make their way into television and movies when people want to evoke a "comic-like" feel. But they're an artform unto themselves that plays a necessary role in comics and wouldn't exist if it weren't for the need to be able to illustrate a noise-- loud or quiet-- without sound! Keep Reading

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