December 16th, 2017
by The King
Hello, Royal Readers,
This week, SNUFFY SMITH cartoonist John Rose shares one of his fun projects — the annual comic book cover he draws for his Snuffy Smith Christmas Comic Book for the fans in Norway. See what John has to say about it in his blog.
RHYMES WITH ORANGE cartoonist Hilary Price has a piece in “Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists. The “Drawn to Purpose” exhibition is open in the Graphic Arts Gallery at the Library of Congress and runs until Oct. 20, 2018.
In other news,
This week in Part 3 of his 1971 BEETLE BAILEY Timeline series, Brian Walker shines a spotlight on Rocky, editor of the base’s newspaper, the Camp Swampy News. See how the character first appeared and how he has evolved through the years in Brian’s always interesting blog.
Over in Part 1 of the 1971 Timeline series of HI AND LOIS, Brian Walker reveals how Mort Walker and Dik Browne, who had very different drawing styles, worked together on Hi and Lois and developed a true artistic collaboration. Check out what some of the initial drawings looked like in Brian’s blog.
And finally, in his BIZARRO blog this week, Dan Piraro has fun with a host of cartoons about everything from bungee-jumping aliens to germophobia, from the Shriners to country music, and let’s not forget about politics! Don’t miss Dan’s hilarious and always insighful blog!
Thanks for catching up on this week’s News Around the Kingdom.
Have a great week, and see you again next Friday!
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