The Comics Kingdom Blog
This week we're reading Zits, by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman.
Zits is the story of Jeremy Duncan, a seventeen-year-old high school junior, who lives with his mom and dad, Connie and Walt, and dreams of making it big as a rock star with his band, Goat Cheese Pizza. But, like many teenagers, schoolwork, slacking, dating, and a messy room often get in the way of his aspirations.
It's National Selfie Day!
In honor of this very exciting and relatively new holiday, I asked all of our cartoonists to send in their favorite selfies, selfie comics, and selfie stories!
This week's top 10 is all about the sweet season we call summer! Keep Reading
JAPANESE MONSTER THEME PARK! Keep Reading
News Around the Kingdom is a weekly recap of cartoonist blog posts featuring the latest updates, stories, sketches and news from King Features cartoonists. Keep Reading
This week's spotlight is on Mark Trail, by James Allen.
Mark Trail dates back to 1946, long before environmentalism was a hotbutton issue in the news every day. Ed Dodd, Mark Trail's creator, was a US National Parks guide. Inspired by parks ranger and nature journalist Charles Elliott, Dodd created Mark to be both a scholar of natural science and an outdoor adventurer. The Sunday strips were originally drawn by Tom Hill, a nature artist.
This week, our cartoonists are talking about fan interactions! Lots of cartoonists are fans themselves-- and have been for as long as they can remember. Many more spend lots of time drawing sketches, signing books, and reading fan letters, and every cartoonist has a favorite-- or a few favorite-- fan stories. I asked our cartoonists to share some of them with me here: stories about being a fan and stories about favorite contacts with fans. Keep Reading
This week’s top ten is all about grandfathers!
Cue the Barry White ... Keep Reading
News Around the Kingdom is a weekly recap of cartoonist blog posts featuring the latest updates, stories, sketches and news from King Features cartoonists.