July 31st, 2015
by The King
Greetings Comics Royals,
This week, two puzzle books from Bob Weber Jr., cartoonist of “Slylock Fox and Comics For Kids,” were published by Andrews McMeel Publsihing. Fans can now purchase “Slylock Fox Mystery Puzzles” and “Spot Six Differences” at Amazon.com.
Also, new this week, a Popeye lifestyle collection produced by streetwear brand DGK launched online and is available at select retailers.
In other news …
Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) launched a new T-shirt campaign that benefits the Jane Goodall Institute. Twenty percent of every sale goes to Jane Goodall Institute’s global youth-led community action program, Roots and Shoots! It’s a limited-time campaign that only runs until Aug 10.
Legendary cartoonist Mort Walker reflects on what the first Sunday “Beetle Bailey” page, which was published on September 14, 1952, means to him.
Brian Walker (“Hi & Lois”) begins a special blog series on Chip’s paper route.
Jeff Parker (“Dustin) knows how to beat the heat and shares a sketch from an upcoming Sunday comic.
Alex Hallatt (“Arctic Circle”) goes second-hand shopping in Spain and applauds an initiative to recycle cooking oil to make biodiesel.
David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) shares a sketch of Gwen, everyone’s favorite geek girl.
Finally, John Rose receives a bodacious gift from one of his favorite “Barney Google and Snuffy Smith” fans.
Thanks for catching up on this week’s News Around the Kingdom.
See you again next Friday.
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