September 30th, 2016
by The King
Greetings Comics Royals!
Terri Libenson (“Pajama Diaries”) returned from the Toonfest in Marceline, MO, where she was a guest speaker! AND, she put together a big project, a collective cartoonists’ collage that’s hanging up at Cleveland’s University Hospitals! About 36 professional cartoonists contributed! It’s hung in a main hallway between the Atrium and the Weisenberger Gallery at University Hospitals!
In other news…
Rina Piccolo (“Six Chix” and “Tina’s Groove”) is resigning from “Six Chix” to work on a new project! Her last “Six Chix” cartoon was Wednesday, September 28! She says goodbye to “Six Chix” in her post HERE!
John Rose (“Barney Google and Snuffy Smith”) thanks his alma mater, James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, for including this write-up of his new book in Madson Magazine, the alumni publication of the university! His new book can be bought HERE!
Hilary Price (“Rhymes With Orange”) has an update to her newsletter! She attended some events, and will be attending some more events! Coming up November 6 is the Michelson Gallery Children’s Illustration Exhibit, and November 12 and 13 she’ll be participating in her Annual Open Studios Event!
Mike Peters (“Mother Goose and Grimm”) is being honored with “What A Hoot! A Mike Peters Retrospective” at Ohio State University November 5 through Mary 12!
Bill Holbrook (“On the Fastrack”, “Safe Havens”, “Kevin and Kell”) will be at the New York Comic Con at the Javitz Center next week Oct. 7-9! He’ll be available at the National Cartoonists Society’s booth (#2058) Friday, Oct. 7: 1-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 8: 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.! He’ll also be informally hanging around the con at other times Friday, Saturday and Sunday! He hopes to see you there!
Former “Mary Worth” artist Joe Giella and current “Mary Worth” artist June Brigman met at the Balimore Comic Con recently!
Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) posts his hilarious comics for the week!
Thanks for catching up on this week’s News Around the Kingdom!
See you again next Friday! Have a great weekend.
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