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Ask The Archivist: Just The Type

Hello Readers,

I was going to do something memorializing Jimmy Hatlo (1897-1963) who died fifty years ago last month, just days after President John Kennedy, but I’ve already done several entries recently. See HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE. So instead, we’ll show off the solo handiwork of one of his closest collaborators, Bob Dunn (1908-1989).
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Ask A Cartoonist: A Fine Vintage

One of the most popular features on Comics Kingdom Royal is the vintage selection-- and with good reason. When I first started working at King Features, I wouldn’t leave at lunch-- I would just sit at my desk and page through the amazing vintage comics-- lots of Quincy, Heart of Juliet Jones, Little Iodine, and Krazy Kat for me! And of course, Flash Gordon. As a kid, I had a load of Flash Gordon serials on video, and they were one of my favorite things to watch. So, in honor of Flash’s birthday yesterday, I decided to ask our cartoonists about their favorite vintage comics! Keep Reading

Ask A Cartoonist: New Year's Edition!

Whew! 2014 is here at last. My personal resolutions involve cleaning my desk…mmm…maybe cleaning this one-foot square of my desk; that's okay, right?

I hope everyone had a great New Year's Eve and that your 2014 is off to a bright and shiny start.

For this week's "Ask A Cartoonist," we asked our cartoonists to chime in with some thoughts about the New Year. Keep Reading

Editor's Dispatch: Ringing in the New!

Hi, all!

If you poke around Comics Kingdom today, you'll notice something new: the fabulous art by Terry Beatty debuting today on Rex Morgan, MD!

You'll recognize Terry, of course, from his great work on the Sunday stories from The Phantom-- now he's taking over artistic duties on Rex Morgan, and we couldn't be more excited! Congratulations, Terry! Keep Reading

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