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Feature Spotlight: Zippy The Pinhead

Category: Comics

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

Tuesday's Top Ten Comics on Candy

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

Feature Spotlight: Sherman's Lagoon

Category: Comics

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.
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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

Feature Spotlight: Buckles

Category: Comics

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.

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