Comics

Feature Spotlight: Marvin

Category: Comics

This week, we're reading Marvin, by Tom Armstrong.

Marvin focuses on the life of a red-headed toddler who thinks he's the center of the universe-- and why not? He's certainly the center of HIS universe. Marvin lives in a multi-generational family with his parents, Jeff and Jenny Miller, and grandparents, Roy and Bea. Keep Reading

Ask A Cartoonist: Spooky, Scary!

First off, we're sending our best wishes to everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey, and to remind readers out there that there's still plenty of need for help-- please give to a relief organization of your choice, if you can!

Secondly, in the annals of "weird holidays you didn't know existed," today is FRANKENSTEIN DAY. Even funny people are afraid of things, and this week, I asked our cartoonists to talk about fear: the things they're afraid of, and the scary stuff they love the most. Here are their answers:

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Feature Spotlight: Mary Worth

Category: Comics

This week, we're reading Mary Worth, by Karen Moy and June Brigman.

Mary Worth is a series of stories about the various characters who pass through the life of one woman, the title character, a retired lady who lives in the Charterstone Condominium Complex of Santa Royale. She has a propensity-- and some might say, a talent-- for attracting folks with all kinds of problems, and she's never without some pearls of wisdom for the people she meets along her way. Keep Reading

Feature Spotlight: On The Fastrack

Category: Comics

This week, we're reading "On The Fastrack," an entertaining and endearing look at office life by Bill Holbrook.

On The Fastrack was first launched in 1984, after Bill spent several years working as an editorial staff artist for the Atlanta Constitution. While On The Fastrack may be over 30 years old, Bill's ease with technology and love of learning new things means that it continues to be one of the most up-to-date perspectives on the tech workplace around. Keep Reading

Feature Spotlight: Hi & Lois

Category: Comics

This week, we're reading Hi & Lois, the classic family comic strip by Brian Walker, Greg Walker, and Chance Browne.

In 1954, fresh off his success with "Beetle Bailey," Mort Walker partnered with celebrated illustrator and cartoonist Dik Browne to bring Beetle's sister, Lois Flagston, and her family, to life.

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Feature Spotlight: Intelligent Life

Category: Comics

This week, we're reading Intelligent Life, by David Reddick!

David, a lifelong, self-proclaimed geek of the highest order, was already a successful cartoonist *and* professional nerd when he signed on with King Features to create Intelligent Life-- a comic strip that is a warm, affectionate look at geek life written by someone who understands what it means to be a nerd and to wear that badge with pride. Keep Reading

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