Category Archives: Comic Strips

Dr Seuss Comics?

Horton hears a “Who knew” – turns out, two years before the publication of his first book, Dr Seuss had a comic strip, Hejji, which was distributed by King Features Syndicate and ran from April until June, 1935. With thanks … Continue reading

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Never imitate the master

Ever wanted to follow in Calvin and Hobbes’ footsteps? Truman and Oscar, by far the most endearing characters from Frank Cho‘s Liberty Meadows, try just that in this strip that Cho created as an incentive for his Kickstarter project, “Drawing … Continue reading

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Young Andy Capp

While browsing through a bound volume of the seminal Flemish comics weekly KZV from 1956, I came across this strip by Reg Smythe, created a few years before he went on and became extremely successful with his Andy Capp strip. … Continue reading

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Nancy doesn’t litter

Nancy is helping the city of Nashville in battling littering. And outs herself as a Nashville resident in the process.

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Mutts no worry

Mutts creator Patrick McDonnell knows his classics, that’s for sure. This strip ran on May 25, 2013. (Mutts © 2013 Patrick McDonnell)

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Mutts Goes Meta With Mondrian

In today’s Mutts strip, Patrick McDonnell pays hommage to Dutch modernist painter Piet Mondrian. And while he’s at it, he has his characters get all meta about his own medium. Better than your average Sunday comic, if you ask me. … Continue reading

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Little Nemo Googles

Today Google celebrated the 107th anniversary of Windsor McCay’s seminal comic strip Little Nemo In Slumberland with quite a delightful doodle.  The artwork for this gem was created by Jennifer Hom, who earlier also did the quite remarkable 2012 Saint … Continue reading

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