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News Around the Kingdom: Seasons Greetings and Merry Christmas!

Greetings Comics Royals!

We hope you’re enjoying this holiday season in a fun way!

Rina Piccolo (“Tina’s Groove”) sure is!  She’s beta-testing Draco, an animation app which makes still drawings come to life!

Rina Piccolo - cartoonist of
Rina Piccolo is the cartoonist of "Tina's Groove"

David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) gets into the holiday spirit with his drawings of Frosty the Snowman, the Grinch, and a Klingon!

A Klingon Christmas
A Klingon Christmas

Brian Walker (“Hi and Lois”) shares some Yuletide Tales from Boys’ Life Magazine which was illustrated by Dik Browne from October 1953 to the early seventies!

A Boys' Life Christmas drawn by Dik Browne
A Boys' Life Christmas drawn by Dik Browne

In other news…

Mort Walker (“Beetle Bailey”) describes the creation of the characters Fuzz, Chaplain, and Rocky!

Patrick McDonnell and MUTTS are featured in an article in The Atlantic City Press!  The article shines a spotlight onto the artist, the characters, the history of comics, and the state of New Jersey! It takes a look at the way different elements combine into the MUTTS ethos — for example, Patrick’s love of comics that fueled his desire to become a cartoonist himself. Of the future of comics, he says, “People will always enjoy stories told with words and pictures.”

A Mutts homage to Dick Tracy
A Mutts homage to Dick Tracy

Thanks for catching up on this week’s News Around the Kingdom!

See you again next Friday!  Have a great week.

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