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Ask the Archivist: BONER’S ARK

Category: Comics

Hello DailyINK Comics Readers: At one time, Mort Walker had so many strips going at once he called his studio “King Features East.” Some of them have come and gone, such as MRS. FITZ’S FLATS of 1957 to 1972, which we looked at here on 13 June 2012.  He and later Fred Johnson drew a [...] Keep Reading

Week in Review: March 8, 2013

Categories: Comics, Announcements

Oof! We’re getting pelted with snow as I write this blog post. How much? Let’s leave that to RHYMES WITH ORANGE to tell us! It seems like the theme of the week is bad habits, folks. BUCKLES is having trouble staying off the couch: Ed Kudlick of DUSTIN doesn’t shower after he goes to the [...] Keep Reading

Week in Review: March 1, 2013

Categories: Comics, Announcements

Did everyone watch the Oscars this week? But I did take a look at Wanda and Darryl from BABY BLUES watching their home movies…pretty sure there must have been some Oscar-worthy performances there. And our cartoonists had lots to say about them! Check out these strips (and editorial cartoons!) BIZARRO by Dan Piraro BLONDIE by [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: EVER HAPPEN TO YOU?

Dear Vintage Comics Fans, Bud Blake (1918-2005) would have been 95 last week. He is, of course, most famous for TIGER, the gag-a-day adventures of a little boy and his neighborhood friends. Before that, though, Blake had been a successful advertising man and nationally syndicated King Features’ cartoonist doing a daily panel called EVER HAPPEN [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: SUNFLOWER STREET

Dear Daily Comics Fans: February is Black History Month. This week, we take a look at a cartoon that has engendered a level of controversy through the years because of its depiction of African Americans. The series was a panel called SUNFLOWER STREET, which depicted life in the small-town South. Sims and Little both were veteran newspapermen when they [...] Keep Reading

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