Having an army of snowmen at one's bidding: priceless.
But isn't Spaceman Spiff at least partially to blame?Read More
IDW Publishing—yes, IDW—has announced they'll be putting out a new collection of the original Wonder Woman comic strips!Read More
So many facts in so little time.
Do you want to very quickly learn a bunch of stuff about newspaper comic strips? Then let John Green give you 27 facts about them in about eight minutes. You'll learn about the first comic strip, what Jim Davis thought about Garfield Without Garfield, and more, so watch and learn.Read More
Almost Totally Excellent
American cartoonist Garry Trudeau has been chronicling American life through his Doonesbury comics for the past forty years. Syndicated in almost 1,400 newspapers worldwide, the characters and their long, grounded journey throughout the years have been a notable part of the cultural canon of daily cartoon strips. Now, after watching main character Michael Doonesbury progress from college student to senior citizen, the torch is being passed--to his daughter, MIT graduate and techie Alex Doonesbury.Read More
A Series of Fallopian Tubes
In a move that is not exactly the most surprising of moves, several newspapers have pulled the syndicated comic Doonesbury from its funny pages for the next week because its creator, Gary Trudeau, will be tackling the issue of yet another state law (this time in Texas) requiring women to undergo a transvaginal ultrasound before getting an abortion. While some papers will run old Doonesbury strips during the duration of the story, one paper has agreed to run the new strip online while running reprints in the actual newspaper. They cited "different audience expectations" for print vs. online. Uh huh.Read More