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Category Archives: Comic Strips
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
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
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
Nancy is helping the city of Nashville in battling littering. And outs herself as a Nashville resident in the process.
Mutts creator Patrick McDonnell knows his classics, that’s for sure. This strip ran on May 25, 2013. (Mutts © 2013 Patrick McDonnell)
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
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
Back in 1937, Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone were over the moon with Jell-o, as can be seen from this little strip from their Jell-o Recipe Book of that year. The recipes that are mentioned in the comic, are available … Continue reading
Here’s a recent Mutts strip, paying hommage to Jules Feiffer‘s inimitable (and insufferable) eplainers. (click the image for a larger version – Mutts 2012 © Patrick McDonnell)
Now this must be the very last classic strip character I’d ever expect to guest star in the überhip Hopeless Old Men On Skateboards ! (strip © MC)