May 9th, 2014

News Around The Kingdom: National Cartoonists’ Day

by The King

This week, the Kingdom celebrated Cartoonists Day, when we expressed our gratitude and appreciation to our talented creators for the work they do and the smiles they produce.

 

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Rina Piccolo shares a new “Tina’s Groove”comic video called “Death by Folding.” Inspired by real events, no actual cartoonists were hurt in the making of this video.

John Rose shines the spotlight on Snuffy Smith’s Maw

Over at Dan Piraro’s “Bizarro” blog, even the Grim Reaper is being affected by allergy season …

Jim Borgman reminisces about the early days of “Zits” and shares development sketches …

Jeff Parker (“Dustin”) made out like a bandit on Free Comic Day

Oscar, Gordo and Ed have new neighbors in “Arctic Circle”

Brian Walker shares “A Lost Gem,” a Sunday comic drawn in 1969 by Dik Browne …

Finally, see how much Jeff Koons’ “American Hero: Popeye” sculpture is estimated to draw at next week’s Sotheby’s auction!

See you next Friday for another edition of News Around The Kingdom!

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