News Around the Kingdom: Tribute to Popeye Art Exhibit

By ComicsKingdom Admin

Greetings Loyal Comics Kingdom Fans!

The Kingdom proudly announces that “STRONG TO THE FINICH! AN OFFICIAL POPEYE TRIBUTE ART SHOW” is now open to the public! The art exhibit was unveiled last Friday with great fanfare at the Hero Complex Gallery in Los Angeles, Calif.  Curated by Ecuadoran artist, CHOGRIN, in collaboration with King Features Syndicate, “STRONG TO THE FINICH! AN OFFICIAL POPEYE TRIBUTE ART SHOW” features more than 100 artists from around the world paying unique tribute to Popeye, the legendary sailor created by E.C. Segar in 1929.

 Art by artist Stephen Sandoval

The exhibit, which runs through September 21, 2014, is free and open to the public. The artwork is nothing short of incredible and inspired! See artwork and get updates here, or follow Popeye on Twitter (@PopeyeTweetsk).

In other news …

Dan Piraro’s life just got even more Bizarro in his quest to capture “Utopia”

Sandra Belly Lundy shares art and the final installment of “Freedom 56: My First Year as an Empty-Nester” on her “Between Friends” blog

Editorial cartoonist Jeff Koterba shows tenacity while trying to find an ancient sketch that he drew in high school. This sketch, and dozens of other full-color cartoons, are included in his new book, “Koterba: Drawing You In”


Brian Walker (“Hi & Lois”) reminisces about a “working family vacation” in “How Suite It Is”

John Rose (“Barney Google and Snuffy Smith”) gave a chalk talk and signed his book, “The Bodacious Best of Snuffy Smith” in Waynesboro, Va. …

See a sneak peek of two eerily familiar-looking zombies who will soon invade the panel walls of “Intelligent Life”

Finally, Norm Feuti (“Retail”) shares a comic sketch of an “alluring” Marla created by the tireless and one-of-a-kind David Reddick

Come back again next Friday for more News Around the Kingdom.

Have a great week!