It's the day Jackie thought would never come. Keep Reading
News Around the Kingdom is a weekly recap of cartoonist blog posts featuring the latest updates, stories, sketches and news from and about King Features cartoonists. Keep Reading
In this Radio Patrol strip from today in 1947, Molly Day gets ditched by a stranger who runs off with a suitcase full of money after tracking the serial killer known as "The Mind."
She's stuck in the middle of nowhere, with no transportation, a vicious killer, and his goon-- and the villains are going to wake up soon! How's she going to get out of this one? Keep Reading
Happy Valentine’s Day!
As a special treat for our sweetest fans, we’ve dusted off a big chunk of our archives and brought a *new* classic comic to the Comics Kingdom Vintage section! Keep Reading
Happy Valentine's Day!
It's a day of hearts, flowers, chocolates, romantic dinners-- and, of course, comic foibles! I asked our cartoonists for their favorite Valentine's Day cartoons and stories.
The ground's the limit. Keep Reading
In this comic from 72 years ago today, Mandrake the Magician falls head over heels... Keep Reading
Last week, I wrote a brief tribute to Mort Walker, which you can read here.
Mort offered so much of himself to the cartooning world, and I wanted to give all of our cartoonists an opportunity to talk about his impact on them. Keep Reading
Only nine more shopping days for all your Sciuridae needs. Keep Reading
Here's a Throwback Thursday to this week in 1956 in Little Iodine by Jimmy Hatlo-- just one year later, and this mix-up wouldn't have happened. The Dodgers left Brooklyn for sunny California in 1957! Keep Reading
This week, our cartoonists are sharing their favorite childhood entertainment-- the toys, movies, books, television shows, and yes, comics, that stuck with them and maybe even influence them today.
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Today, in 1945:
In Brick Bradford, by William Ritt and Clarence Gray, a spaceship rocketing toward the moon is in grave danger as a meteorite enters its path! Keep Reading
Hi, there! It's National Compliment Day, so it seems like a good day to tell you all that there isn't a better group of comics fans anywhere!
In the spirit of the day, I've asked our AMAZING, splendid, superlative cartoonists to tell us stories about compliments-- compliments they've paid, compliments they've been paid, and compliments that they've used in their comics. Keep Reading
Sounds like a fun night to us! Keep Reading
Wow! It's Benjamin Franklin's birthday! Apart from being one of the founders of our country, Benjamin Franklin is still very much beloved as an inventor and writer known for his wit and humor. So, of course, in honor of one of our comic forefathers, I asked our cartoonists to share some of their inventions-- worthy of Benjamin Franklin-- with us today.
He's gone too far this time! Keep Reading
Happy New Year!
This week, we're talking about sound effects!
Sound effects are such an ubiquitous part of comic art and history that we can't imagine comics without them-- and big, bold, brightly-colored graphic sound effects often make their way into television and movies when people want to evoke a "comic-like" feel. But they're an artform unto themselves that plays a necessary role in comics and wouldn't exist if it weren't for the need to be able to illustrate a noise-- loud or quiet-- without sound! Keep Reading
Now that's one scary teacher. Keep Reading
The adventure begins! Keep Reading
Merry— what th'! Keep Reading
Happy New Year!
2017 is drawing to a close, and we're getting excited about all the cool comics we're going to see in 2018!
The hardest job in the world. Keep Reading
This week, we're reading Blondie, by Dean Young and John Marshall
Not many people know the not-so-humble origins of Blondie, a bold young flapper who fell in love with billionaire heir and playboy Dagwood Bumstead in the comic strip originated by Dean's father, Chic Young. When the two got married in 1933, Dagwood's father disowned his son and left them to their own devices. Keep Reading
Happy Holidays, everyone!
Tonight is the second night of Hanukkah, and Christmas will be coming before we know it!
In the spirit of the season, this week, all of the cartoonists are sending their best wishes for the holidays to you, our readers! Keep Reading