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Vintage Madness: Election Upset

Well, the poll results are in and we have a real surprise victory. Ron Paul beat Mitt Romney! Well, that’s an April Fool’s joke. But what’s not a joke is that in our VINTAGE MADNESS election, THIMBLE THEATER lost to JUDGE PARKER! The one-eyed sailor just didn’t have the spinach to beat the bold jurist. The votes [...] Keep Reading

DailyINK Goes 3D!

Categories: Comics, Announcements

We’re taking the funny pages to a whole new level DailyINK fans. Starting May 1st, all our comics are going 3D. You can look forward to Hagar’s horns, Dagwood’s monster sandwiches, and Jeremy’s ever-growing stack of dirty laundry to jump (or fall) off the screen and into your home. Just like a trip to the [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: THE COMPLETE FUNKY WINKERBEAN, VOLUME I

Category: Comics

On Monday, Brendan talked about FUNKY WINKERBEAN’S 40th anniversary. On Tuesday, in celebration of this momentous occasion, Black Squirrel Books (of the Kent State University Press) released a fabulous collection of the first three years of FUNKY WINKERBEAN, “The Complete Funky Winkerbean; Volume One, 1972-1974.” I’m so excited to have my copy! In addition to [...] Keep Reading

Vintage Madness: Countdown To The Finals

Hello All, We are hurtling forward at the speed of a Lin-sonic bank shot toward the finals of our March Madness of vintage comics. The winner of last week’s battle between DENNIS THE MENACE and HI & LOIS is…drumroll please…HI & LOIS with 60 percent of the votes! This week’s contenders are THIMBLE THEATRE and JUDGE PARKER, two of our [...] Keep Reading

Editor’s Dispatch: FUNKY’S 40th!

Tomorrow, March 27th, marks the 40th anniversary of Tom Batiuk’s FUNKY WINKERBEAN! Check out this beautiful mosaic of characters he created for us: That’s some cast of characters he’s amassed over the years, isn’t it? Between the humorous moments and the more serious storylines, FUNKY has found an amazing foothold with readers over the years. [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: Simone of DUSTIN

Categories: Comics, Announcements

Happy National Organize Your Home Office Day! Yes, that’s an actual thing, apparently.  It follows on the heels of “National Goof Off Day,” which we much prefer, and which brought to mind one of our favorite comics about National Goof Offs, DUSTIN, by Steve Kelley and Jeff Parker. But much more in line with today’s [...] Keep Reading

Vintage Madness: Immortals of American Stripdom

Hello, Readers, Most of the King Features continuities had separate stories in the daily and Sunday versions. Very rarely were series running with a daily and Sunday combined.  There were only six FLASH GORDON stories in the 1970s like that. Other syndicates, such as News America Syndicate (NAS), have offered the daily-Sunday combination. King Features [...] Keep Reading

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