News Around the Kingdom: Comic Con News!

By ComicsKingdom Admin

If you were at the New York Comic Con last weekend, you may have seen Bill Holbrook (“On the Fastrack”, “Safe Havens”, “Kevin and Kell”)!  He was at the National Cartoonists Society table on Friday and Saturday along with his book, “Dethany’s Raven”!

Bill Holbrook (

Bill Holbrook (“On the Fastrack”, “Safe Havens”, “Kevin and Kell”) was at the NYCC!

 Speaking of comics gatherings, this weekend is Cartoon Crossroads Columbus in Ohio from October 12-16!  This comics festival will feature free events such as the panel, “CXC Presents:  A State of the Industry 2016”!  King Features Syndicate’s Brendan Burford will be one of its speakers!

CXC takes place in Columbus, Ohio this weekend!

CXC takes place in Columbus, Ohio this weekend!

 Isabella Bannerman (“Six Chix”) will be at the Comic Con at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn on Saturday October 15!  It is being hosted by the US Army as part of their initiatives to improve family life for military families!  

Isabella Bannerman is one of the

Isabella Bannerman will appear in Brooklyn on Saturday!

John Rose (“Barney Google and Snuffy Smith”) posted some bodacious photos on his blog from his recent appearance at the annual Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society meeting in Roanoke, Virginia!  Also in attendance were Gary Brookins (“Shoe”) and Marcus Hamilton (“Dennis the Menace” daily artist)! 

Gary Brookins, Marcus Hamilton, and John Rose with special artwork created for the event!

Gary Brookins, Marcus Hamilton, and John Rose with special artwork created for the event!

In other news…

Brian Walker (“Hi and Lois”) shows readers some Fall Foliage!  For the rest of October he’ll be featuring a selection of classic Sunday pages with colorful seasonal scenes and themes!

Fall Foliage is features in this

Fall Foliage is featured in this “Hi & Lois” Sunday page!

 In another Sarge dream on the “Beetle Bailey” site, Sarge dreams he’s “Sir Winston Snorchill“!

Sarges dreams he's Sir Winston Snorchill!

Sarges dreams he’s Sir Winston Snorchill!

And finally…

Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) posts his hilarious comics for the week!  Also, his new adult coloring book, “Creative Haven Bizarro Land Coloring Book” is available for sale on Amazon!  He’ll be appearing in Pasadena on Monday, October 17 at 7PM doing a comedy talk at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA  91101!  Call (626) 449-5320 for more information!  He’s also appearing on Saturday, October 22 at 7PM at the South Pasadena Library, 1100 Oxley St, South Pasadena, CA  91030, phone (626) 403-7340!  He’ll be selling his books at both events and would love to see you there!

Dan Piraro's new coloring book is now available!

Dan Piraro’s new coloring book is available on Amazon!

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

See you again next Friday!  Have a great week.