October 21st, 2016
by The King
Happy Friday, Royal Readers!
If you live in or near Pasadena, Calif., check out this cool program pairing cartooning and musical excellence!
Library Arts Crawl Event in Pasadena to Feature Dan “Bizarro” Piraro and Classical Guitarist David Margolis
“An Author/Cartoonist Night with Dan Piraro,” renowned, nationally syndicated “Bizarro” cartoonist, will be presented by the Library and the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library this Saturday, October 22 at 7:00 P.M.
Read all about it here: http://bit.ly/2enkLXf
This week, despite rather unseasonably balmy weather in the Northeast, Brian Walker posts another look back at a vintage Hi and Lois Sunday page featuring cool Fall Foliage. The kids are looking at the falling leaves and wondering why they all of a sudden have chores…
And on the Beetle Bailey blog, it’s time for fractured tales from American literature. When Sarge falls asleep reading Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer, he dreams about whitewashing a fence – and a hilarious fight ensues, as can only happen in the comics.
Carve for a Cause!
Dean Young and the “Blondie” creative team donated a Dagwood pattern and Mort Walker & Co., a Sarge pattern for CARVETOBER. Sales of the pumpkin-carving patterns benefit charitable causes. Learn more here: https://www.carvtober.com
In other news…
What A Hoot! A Mike Peters Retrospective examines the life and work of the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and creator of the Mother Goose and Grimm comic strip. It will be presented at The Ohio State University’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum from November 5, 2016 – March 12, 2017. For more information, please visit
Intelligent Life’s David Reddick shares a page from his sketchbook.
Barney Google and Snuffy Smith cartoonist John Rose will be a guest at the New River Community College Comic Con in Dublin, Va., (just outside Roanoke) on Sat., Oct.29, 2016. Check out the site for more info about the event: https://www.nr.edu/comic-con/
A new Sally Forth book is coming soon.
And last, but certainly not least, Dan Piraro 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 week!
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