The Comics Kingdom Blog

The Daily Life of a Working Cartoonist: Pencilling, Inking and Making People Laugh, Maybe.

Categories: Comics, Announcements

Are you a fan of ZIPPY THE PINHEAD? Do you live in the New York City area? Creator Bill Griffith will be teaching a ‘Cartooning Master Class’ at Soho Gallery for Digital Art  tomorrow, July 25th from 7-9pm. Click here to register. Subjects discussed in this class will include: Creating a cast of characters (one of which may [...] Keep Reading

Supporting Cast: Mother Packer of THE PIRANHA CLUB

Categories: Comics, Announcements

This week, we sat down with Bud Grace of THE PIRANHA CLUB, who talked to us about everyone’s favorite brick-filled-purse-toting mother-in-law, Mother Packer! DailyINK: So, Bud, we understand that you’re an expert on mothers-in-law. Bud Grace: Despite what you may think, not all mothers-in-law are ill tempered, bone crunching brutes in hair curlers. DI: Really? [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: “Captain Kate”

Today we’ll look at another obscure strip, one that lasted five years, 1967-72, an adventurous, swashbuckling maritime saga of the four-masted schooner era, CAPTAIN KATE. This  unlikely story featured Kate Stevens, a beautiful brunette who owned a trading ship, the “Wind Song.” Her first mate was David Ropes, but Kate’s love interest was Captain Nathan [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: A Shot of Redeye

Hello Readers, I’m pleased that you all enjoyed the ancient comic section last week. I’ll scrounge up some others some another time. This week, I offer something a lot more contemporary, a strip not long out of production called REDEYE, the gag-a-day strip about a hapless Chickiepan Indian tribe and their semi-competent chief. REDEYE was created by [...] Keep Reading

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