The Comics Kingdom Blog

Holiday Gift Ideas from DailyINK

This holiday season, simplify your shopping and give the gift of comics to your family, friends and co-workers.  A gift subscription to DailyINK includes a year’s worth of comic archives, a customizable daily email, and access to FREE mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android phones. No matter who you’re shopping for, DailyINK [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: December 7, 1941

Category: Comics

Dear Readers, Today marks the 70th anniversary of one of the darkest days in our history: the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor — the day the United States entered the Second World War. That Sunday found most Americans following  their typical pursuits of going to church, doing some Christmas shopping, or maybe staying in to do household [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: Thanksgiving Leftovers

Category: Comics

This week’s blog post is in response to reader Bhob Stewart’s comment to my “Burgers, Jeeps & Goons…Oh My!” entry. He asked, “…what about Ed Gold who started the Wimpy Grill chain in 1934? Was that independent of King Features?” Mr. Stewart is correct, Ed Gold did have a Wimpy’s Grill chain in the U.S. and [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: Thanksgiving Wishes!

Categories: Comics, Announcements

All over the United States, folks are “recovering” from Thanksgiving Day. Whether you’re cleaning up from a big feast, volunteering at a food pantry, or braving the crowds for Black Friday bargains, we all have something to be thankful for today. Here’s what some of your favorite characters here on DailyINK are thankful for this [...] Keep Reading

Ask The Archivist: Burgers, Goons & Jeeps! Oh, My!

Hello Friends, DailyINK reader Bhob Stewart has asked if the term “Wimpy Burger” commonly used in Great Britain for a hamburger, is in any way connected with Wimpy, the burger fiend of POPEYE.  The answer is yes. Popeye feeds into Wimpy’s burger addiction POPEYE began appearing in the London Daily Mirror in the 1930s, and [...] Keep Reading

See more

Website ck characterfooter 2