The Comics Kingdom Blog
The first time I saw Zippy the Pinhead, I was a college student, and my wise-to-the-world-of-underground-comics friend was introducing me to the iconic pinhead in his unmistakeable polka-dotted coat.
Bill Griffith has been bringing Zippy's brand of absurdity to the masses since 1970, and there is often nothing better for restoring faith in the nonsense that is this world than taking a moment to read today's Zippy cartoon. Keep Reading
With Halloween just around the corner, stocking up on candy for the trick-or-treaters is a must. But let's face it, we want it all for ourselves. And if not us, then our kids will sneak some out of that hidden stash you swore would be impossible to find.
Presented here are the top ten comics on candy to remind you that we can never get enough of it. Keep Reading
Unicorns all the way down. Keep Reading
News Around the Kingdom is a weekly recap of cartoonist blog posts featuring the latest updates, stories, sketches and news from King Features cartoonists.
This week, we're reading Sherman's Lagoon, by Jim Toomey.
When you picture a shark, it probably doesn't look like Sherman. Lazy, hapless, slow, and somewhat anxious, Sherman has little in common with his quick, lithe nonfictional cousins apart from his massive appetite. But for some reason, we can't stop rooting for him when he's out hunting sunbathers.
October isn't just the month for Halloween, it's also Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Pink is the official color for said occasion, and throughout the month, we'll be seeing plenty of pink everywhere. Here's our list of Top Ten comics where the color pink was featured in all its glory! Keep Reading
Autumnal splendor ... Keep Reading
This week, for a different perspective on the comics, we welcome King Features syndicated columnist Terry Kovel as our Guest Blogger for “News Around the Kingdom!” Terry is co-author (now with daughter, Kim) of the weekly “Kovels: Antiques and Collecting,” one of the foremost experts in the field and the nation’s longest-running, continuously syndicated columnist. Kovels are celebrating the publication of their 50th anniversary Price Guide on Antiques & Collectibles! Keep Reading
This week, we're reading Buckles by David Gilbert.
Buckles is the story of a sweet, playful, and sometimes anxious dog whose role in his family is more of "child" than dog. He's the furry charge of Paul and Jill, his "owners" who do their best to parent their pet.
Sometimes it's great to be able to toot your own horn a little bit, and this week, I asked our cartoonists to do just that! This week, let's hear about all the cool things that our cartoonists have been up to recently-- or are getting up to in the near future! Keep Reading