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Supporting Cast: Chutney of CURTIS

Categories: Comics, Announcements

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we decided it was about time to talk about our favorite unrequited crush: the adorable Chutney, from CURTIS.  Ray Billingsley, the creator of CURTIS, was kind enough to drop in and tell us a bit about Chutney: “Curtis and Chutney have been friends from the very beginning.  They [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: Office Girls

Hello Archivist Fans, Ken Twinning asked approximately two posts ago about the first time Miss Buxley appeared in BEETLE BAILEY. Miss Blips, the rather un-curvaceous secretary to General Halftrack, was teamed up with Miss Buxley on November 17, 1971. A blonde knockout and a civilian who was not very bright or competent in the office, Miss Buxley eventually became irreplaceable at the General’s headquarters. [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: Todd’s Appetite of “Todd the Dinosaur”

Categories: Comics, Announcements

Happy Year of the Dragon, DailyINK fans! In celebration, we thought we’d take a look at the closest thing DailyINK has to a dragon—TODD THE DINOSAUR. “Supporting Cast” usually covers, well, supporting cast members of our favorite comics, but we decided that Todd’s appetite is big enough to count as a supporting character on its [...] Keep Reading

World Premiere of New Wilco Music Video Featuring Popeye & Co.

King Features and dBpm Records are combining creative forces with the release of a new cartoon and animated music video for Wilco’s latest single, “Dawned On Me,” featuring Popeye the Sailor Man and the Chicago band. “Dawned On Me” is a sweet ballad off the band’s latest album, the 2012 Grammy-nominated The Whole Love. In [...] Keep Reading

Guitars, Drums and Spinach

Categories: Comics, Announcements

This week’s POPEYE Sunday comic strip pays tribute to two American icons: Popeye and the alternative rock band, Wilco. The artwork prominently features the S.S.Wilco sailing into port to deliver Wilco Brand Spinach. Hordes of people are lining up on the dock as Popeye, Olive Oyl, Bluto and the entire gang assist Wilco in handing [...] Keep Reading

Happy Birthday, Popeye!

Categories: Comics, Announcements

Did you know that Popeye is 83 years young?  That’s right—on January 17, 1929, Popeye made his first appearance in THIMBLE THEATRE, and changed the face of the funny pages forever. Earlier this week, we celebrated our favorite spinach-guzzling pal’s birthday by launching a new official website at POPEYE.com!  There are lots of links to [...] Keep Reading

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