December 12th, 2014

News Around the Kingdom: “King of Comics” Exhibit Opening

by The King

Greetings Comics Kingdom Royals,

This week, New York enjoyed a Royal Visit this week with the arrival of Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. But, every day is a visit from royalty for us when we entertain our Comics Kingdom fans, who are in a class all their own.

This weekend, many cartoonists, along with several King Features’ executives, will head to the Ohio Valley for the opening of a very exciting exhibit, “King of the Comics: William Randolph Hearst and 100 Years of King Features,” at Ohio State University’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. It’s a wonderful tribute to comics, and we couldn’t be more excited about it!

Jeff Parker (DUSTIN) published a detailed post about the exhibit and weekend event, which is free and open to the public. More details and photos to come in next week’s recap.   

 

In other news …

Who says you can’t go home? This week, Barney Google returns to Hootin’ Holler in John Rose’s annual SNUFFY SMITH special series … 

Things have been too quiet for Maeve in BETWEEN FRIENDS. That’s about too change …

Dan Piraro (BIZARRO) ponders a more meaningful and civilized existence … 

Jonathan Mahood (BLEEKER) shares some beautiful photographs taken when he was away from his drawing board

John Hambrock (THE BRILLIANT MIND OF EDISON LEE) expresses his frustration with banks after a terrible banking situation … 

Rina Piccolo (TINA’S GROOVE) posts a comic about a robot that draws

Finally, David Reddick (INTELLIGENT LIFE) posted a sketch of Mike cosplaying as Captain Planet.

Thanks for catching up on this week’s News Around the Kingdom!

See you again next Friday!

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