News Around the Kingdom: Comic Character Cameos and Mentions

By ComicsKingdom Admin

Greetings Comics Royalty!

Cartoonists are a loyal band of brethren who often work in isolation. Every so often, one cartoonist will pay tribute to another by drawing a character or mentioning his or her name in a comic. This week, we share several such examples of comic strip tributes and cameos, including:

Hagar and his crew made a cameo this week in “The Wizard of Id”

Dean Young deftly works a “Bizarro” mention in “Blondie”

Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) shares the work of Jimmy Horwitz, creator of “Watson” and Photoshop wizard.

In other news …

Terri Libenson writes about next week’s Body Image 101 series in “The Pajama Diaries” …


Get a sneak peek at the cover of “Peace, Love & Wi-Fi,” the next “Zits” collection here

“Gil” returns to the Providence Journal’s Sunday comics page …

It’s no secret that the Internet loves cats AND comics fans love the “Flash Gordon” song by Queen. Now Comics Kingdom readers can enjoy both together here 

John Rose shares his coloring technique on a Sunday “Snuffy Smith” comic…

A reader of “Mary Worth” offers job hunting advice to Tommy …

Part three of “Master Magicians and Phantoms: An Interview with Lee Falk” is available here

Finally, Jeff Koons’ “American Hero: Popeye” went on the auction block this week at Sothebys! Check out what happened next here!

Thanks for stopping by! See you all next Friday!