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“Sherman’s Lagoon” Launches Shark Week Series and “Think Like A Shark” Contest

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It’s time for everyone’s favorite week of television: Shark Week on the Discovery Channel!  In celebration of the 25th great year of Shark Week, SHERMAN’S LAGOON will be paying homage to this annual must-see TV event this week.  Please follow the weeklong series (bring popcorn and maybe some chum), and make sure to share the [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: Dooley’s World and Welcome To It

Hello Readers (especially all you 1970s comic strip fans), This week I’ll look at the late, lamented series “DOOLEY’S WORLD” by Roger Bradfield. Mr. Bradfield (born 1924) is an accomplished commercial artist, fine artist and  children’s book  author/illustrator, who is noted for his “BENJAMIN DILLEY” and “PICKLE-CHIFFON PIE” titles. Forty years ago next month, Mr. Bradfield and King [...] Keep Reading

The Daily Life of a Working Cartoonist: Pencilling, Inking and Making People Laugh, Maybe.

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Are you a fan of ZIPPY THE PINHEAD? Do you live in the New York City area? Creator Bill Griffith will be teaching a ‘Cartooning Master Class’ at Soho Gallery for Digital Art  tomorrow, July 25th from 7-9pm. Click here to register. Subjects discussed in this class will include: Creating a cast of characters (one of which may [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: Mother Packer of THE PIRANHA CLUB

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This week, we sat down with Bud Grace of THE PIRANHA CLUB, who talked to us about everyone’s favorite brick-filled-purse-toting mother-in-law, Mother Packer! DailyINK: So, Bud, we understand that you’re an expert on mothers-in-law. Bud Grace: Despite what you may think, not all mothers-in-law are ill tempered, bone crunching brutes in hair curlers. DI: Really? [...] Keep Reading

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