Bob Weber, Jr. is the award-winning creator of Slylock Fox and Comics For Kids, one of the world’s most popular children’s comic strips. Distributed by King Features Syndicate to nearly 400 newspapers worldwide, Slylock Fox and Comics For Kids entertains young readers with visual puzzles, how-to-draw lessons, gags and informative facts about nature, pet care, conservation, the environment, history, geography, safety and self-esteem.
Weber, Jr.’s cartoons have appeared in Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home Journal and Reader’s Digest. In addition, Weber, Jr. has received many awards for his website, www.slylockfox.com, including “Educational Best Bet” (USA Today), “Best of the Web” (www.4anything.com), “Best of the Net” and “Showcase Site of the Week” (www.About.com). In 1997, Slylock Fox and Comics For Kids was awarded a Parent’s Choice Approval Commendation by the Parent’s Choice Foundation, marking the first time a comic strip has ever been honored by the organization. Slylock Fox Brain Bogglers, an educational product licensed and manufactured by the Great American Puzzle Factory, was named among Dr. Toy’s “100 Best Children’s Products.”
Thrilled by the positive reception generated by his super-sleuth character, Weber, Jr. founded the children’s art blog, www.kidcartoonists.com, which showcases thousands of drawings from kids.