The Comics Kingdom Blog

Ask the Archivist: The Code of Comics

Hello All, Today, I will follow up on the topic of censorship and self-censorship. It features our point of view on what comics are about. I thought you might like to peruse this excerpt from a 1946 short essay written by Bradley Kelly (1894-1969), who was King Features’ vice president and top comics editor. “At King Features, we have a [...] Keep Reading

Editor’s Dispatch: Q&A With Terri Libenson

Mother’s Day is on Sunday in the United States. There is still time to get Mom something special! Cartoonist Terri Libenson has published The Pajama Diaries: Déjà To-Do!, the first collection of full-color daily and Sunday PAJAMA DIARIES strips. If you read my previous post about THE PAJAMA DIARIES, you’ll  know that Terri draws from [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: Tom Batiuk of FUNKY WINKERBEAN on sending a gay couple to the Westview Prom

Categories: Comics, Announcements

Prom season is getting underway around the United States, and this year, Tom Batiuk of FUNKY WINKERBEAN created a prom story about two young men at Westview High School who decide to attend the prom together. Controversies surrounding GLBT youth attending high school proms have heated up over the past few years. Tom was inspired [...] Keep Reading

Ask The Archivist: The Burning Questions

Hello Archivist Readers, First, I’d just like to say I’m glad you all enjoyed the Dik Browne graph. It was even picked up by The Daily Cartoonist, which was very nice to see. Browne drew the graph in 1983, as part of a promotion urging features editors to run HI AND LOIS, which was then about to reach its 30th anniversary. It’s always [...] Keep Reading

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Categories: Comics, Announcements

For many of us, Mother’s Day is fast approaching. If you are looking for gift ideas that will make Mom smile and keep her entertained long after the flowers fade, we’ve got you covered.  A high-quality print of one of her favorite comics and a gift subscription to DailyINK make a perfect gift because it [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: Sunday is Earth Day!

Categories: Comics, Announcements

Sunday is Earth Day, which is one of our favorite holidays here at DailyINK! In April, 2008, a whole slew of King Features cartoonists got together to commemorate Earth Day with themed comics just for the occasion. While it’s not an “official” event, several of our cartoonists continue to pay homage to Mother Earth with [...] Keep Reading

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