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Ask the Archivist: Thanksgiving Leftovers

Category: Comics

This week’s blog post is in response to reader Bhob Stewart’s comment to my “Burgers, Jeeps & Goons…Oh My!” entry. He asked, “…what about Ed Gold who started the Wimpy Grill chain in 1934? Was that independent of King Features?” Mr. Stewart is correct, Ed Gold did have a Wimpy’s Grill chain in the U.S. and [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: Thanksgiving Wishes!

Categories: Comics, Announcements

All over the United States, folks are “recovering” from Thanksgiving Day. Whether you’re cleaning up from a big feast, volunteering at a food pantry, or braving the crowds for Black Friday bargains, we all have something to be thankful for today. Here’s what some of your favorite characters here on DailyINK are thankful for this [...] Keep Reading

Ask The Archivist: Burgers, Goons & Jeeps! Oh, My!

Hello Friends, DailyINK reader Bhob Stewart has asked if the term “Wimpy Burger” commonly used in Great Britain for a hamburger, is in any way connected with Wimpy, the burger fiend of POPEYE.  The answer is yes. Popeye feeds into Wimpy’s burger addiction POPEYE began appearing in the London Daily Mirror in the 1930s, and [...] Keep Reading

Editor’s Dispatch: Bil Keane

The legendary Bil Keane passed away last week at the age of 89. His comic, THE FAMILY CIRCUS is perhaps the most famous single-panel comic in history – and if it’s not the most famous, it certainly wins the distinction of being taped to more refrigerators than any other comic in history. Even though Bil [...] Keep Reading

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