February 19th, 2016

News Around the Kingdom: Cartoonists Present!

by The King

Greetings Comics Royals!

John Rose (“Barney Google & Snuffy Smith”) visited Culpeper Christian in Virginia last Friday at the request of his niece and nephew who attend the school! He easily induced lively laughter from the children who enjoyed his talk and presentation!

John Rose draws Snuffy for the children

John Rose draws Snuffy for the children

Sandra Bell-Lundy (“Between Friends”) will give a free presentation for International Women’s Day at the Grimsby Public Library in Ontario, Canada next month!  It takes place on Thursday, March 3 at 6:30pm!

Sandra Bell Lundy will present

In other news…

Next month on Thursday, March 3, 4:30pm-5:30pm, the Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville, GA will have a tribute/memorial to the late Jack Elrod (“Mark Trail”).  Current “Mark Trail” cartoonist James Allen will speak at the event with stories of his mentor!  The event is free and open to the public!

A tribute to the late great Jack Elrod takes place next month

A tribute to the late great Jack Elrod takes place next month

Brian Walker (“Beetle Bailey”) shares more info about one of the strip’s most popular characters…Otto!

Otto kisses and makes up for biting

Otto kisses and makes up to the General

David Reddick (“Intelligent Life”) draws himself into his own strip!

David Reddick draws himself with his editor Brendan Burford

David Reddick draws himself with his editor Brendan Burford

 And finally…

Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) explains his hilarious cartoons for the week!

 

Bizarro by Dan Piraro

Bizarro by Dan Piraro

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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