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Ask the Archivist: New Year’s Edition

HAPPY NEW YEAR and best wishes for 2012! To close out 2011, I’m posting a look back at the Hearst Sunday newspaper’s comic section from 100 years ago this New Year’s Eve. In 1911, there were only 47 states in the Union. William Howard Taft was president. Joseph Pulitzer, Howard Pyle and Carrie Nation died that year. Roy Rogers, [...] Keep Reading

Happy Holidays from DailyINK!

Categories: Comics, Announcements

We’re taking off this week from “Supporting Cast” to wish you all a very happy holiday season! This year, King Features produced a special “Video Card” to mail to our friends.  We’d like to share it with all of you here on DailyINK and thank you for being the best fans around!  We’re really excited [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: Holiday History

Categories: Comics, Vintage

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM KING FEATURES SYNDICATE! I’m opening my presents a bit early, so I can share them with all of you. Here are some Yuletide wishes for our cartoonists past and present: Joy to all this holiday season from all of us at King Features Syndicate! Ho Ho Ho, The Archivist Keep Reading

New Apps & New Comics!

Thanks for making 2011 a year to be remembered. DailyINK has gone through many upgrades and changes this year as we strive to bring you the very best comic-reading experience available. Here are a few new items to look out for now and in the new year. Attention: Android Fans! We’re happy to say, the [...] Keep Reading

Eduardo Barreto

Categories: Comics, Announcements

We are saddened to report that veteran cartoonist Eduardo Barreto has passed away. Our deepest sympathies go out to his family, friends and fans. “Eduardo was a wonderful talent, and we at King Features feel fortunate to have worked with him,” said Brendan Burford, King Features Comics Editor.” His work on JUDGE PARKER, and more recently [...] Keep Reading

Ask the Archivist: Wavering Woodleys

Categories: Comics, Vintage

Lesser lights, but still well known, are many strip stars’ neighbors. The most famous next-door neighbors are the Woodleys, in the long-running popular comic strip, BLONDIE. At first, Herb and Tootsie looked a bit different, in fact they originally weren’t Herb and Tootsie, they were Bill and Tootsie. April 29, 1933: Newlyweds Blondie & Dagwood encounter [...] Keep Reading

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