February 5th, 2016

News Around the Kingdom: February Happenings!

by The King

Greetings Comics Royals!

With several Presidents’ birthdays, Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, the Superbowl, and Leap Day, there are plenty of happenings coming up this month! 

 We’d like to tell you about more!

 Bill Holbrook (“On the Fastrack”) wants you to look out for this Sunday’s (February 7) “On the Fastrack” strip because it showcases some readers’ ideas for Dethany’s tattoos!

Dethany's tattoos

Some of Dethany’s tattoos

Patrick McDonnell (“Mutts”) was featured in Tuesday’s “NY Daily News” for his new weeklong “Mutts” Shelter Stories series that began on Monday!  It’s the first time in the 20+ years that he has been creating these wonderful series that he based the “characters” on real-life shelter animals that he met on a recent visit to the Animal Care Centers of New York City!  He was filmed there for an episode of “Shelter Me”, a series that will air nationally on PBS in May!

A Mutts Shelter Story

A Mutts Shelter Story

In other news…

 Brian Walker (“Beetle Bailey”) posts more about Otto including the hilarious time this military canine was first shown in uniform!

Otto wears a uniform for the first time

Otto wears a uniform for the first time

Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) gives us the run-down on his hilarious cartoons for the week!

Dan PIraro's

Dan PIraro’s Bizarro

 And finally…

 David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) posts a sketch of Gwen in his website!

Gwen by David Reddick

Gwen by David Reddick

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

See you again next Friday!  Have a great week.

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