A New Comedian Strip
Lum and Abner cartoonist Donnie Pitchford has created a brand new cartoon referred to as A New Comedian Strip!
Donnie’s introduction at that Lum and Abner hyperlink:
It is a new “bigfoot” sci-fi strip in every day format, though don’t search for it six occasions per week! The most effective I can handle proper now’s twice per week. We’ll have an actual title as quickly…
It’s time to have slightly enjoyable! That is my new “bigfoot” sci-fi collection! Ultimately it can have an actual title after the principle character is revealed. My plan is to launch these daily-style strips semi-weekly, if my schedule permits.
Donnie says A New Comic Strip! on Wednesday. Trying ahead to it.
The resident cartoonist for The Catholic Weekly can be a senior NSW firefighter and has simply been introduced with the distinguished Nationwide Emergency Medal for bravery and repair through the Black Summer season bushfires of 2019-2020.
The Catholic Weekly profiles firefighter Paul Dorin who additionally provides cartoons to the publication.
His cartoons about faith, sport and politics seem all over the world and assist him keep artistic and lighthearted within the midst of the devastation he faces in his day job.
“They’re each very completely different careers however really additionally complement one another,” he stated.
“Cartooning might be isolating as l work alone, whereas firefighting is all about teamwork and unbelievable camaraderie.
We acquired 1,022 entries on this week’s Cartoon Caption Contest. That’s a brand new document going all the way in which again to when this contest first began in 2014!
The Instances-Picayune and Walt Handelsman cartoon caption contest is a hit with readers.
The Artwork of Foolish Symphonies
But, the Foolish Symphonies — and never the Mickey Mouse shorts, which have been additionally being produced on the similar time — is the place the animators at Hyperion studio in California actually bought to experiment within the medium and break new floor. Certain, Mickey and Minnie have been breakout characters, however Disney had failed sufficient occasions in Hollywood to know higher than to place all his eggs in a single basket. He’d tried counting on a single collection with the Alice comedies after which Oswald the Fortunate Rabbit. This time round, he’d have two tasks on the go: the principle collection together with his star attraction, and a second collection of impartial, unrelated tales the place his animators might check out new content material and strategies.
Sarah Milner, for Slash Movie, reveals an appreciation of the 1930s Walt Disney Silly symphonies series.
Eye Lie Popeye
It’s been stated that Popeye misplaced his eye throughout an epic battle… However did he?
Prepare for an exhilarating journey with EYE LIE POPEYE, a comic book e book that delves into the thriller of how Popeye misplaced his eye. With twists and turns that may maintain you captivated and 30+ full-color pages of Popeye motion
The Eye Lie Popeye Digital comic was released March 3, 2023.
We turn to Popeye fan(atic) Joseph Nebus for some background and previews.
Half Value Full Calvin and Hobbes
I believe we will all agree that Calvin and Hobbes is among the finest comedian strips within the historical past of print. That’s merely a reality. And proper now, the paperback field set of the whole run of Calvin and Hobbes is on sale at Amazon for $64.80 if you clip the coupon on the web page.
The listing worth is $135, and Amazon has it on sale for $81 — however for those who clip the coupon on the web page, it plummets right down to $64.80 at checkout. Not a foul deal for a field set of attractive paperbacks stuffed with pleasant artwork and writing.
Again, it is the paperback box set.
Crabgrass Makes the Hometown Paper
Tauhid Bondia‘s cartoon Crabgrass, lower than a yr in syndication, appears to one of many large winners in changing an previous cartoon that imploded just lately. The joyful interracial friendship of Kevin and Miles was spreading at tempo earlier than, however appears to be a comic book of option to fill the just lately created area on the comics pages.
The function, which was three years within the growth stage, now seems in additional than 275 publications. These subscription charges now are his livelihood, the 46-year-old creator stated.
And now it is in Tauhid’s home town paper.
Sometimes, native readers will discover a acquainted reference. For instance, final week we discovered these characters are college students at a spot referred to as G.C. Burkhead Elementary.
“I wish to, from time to time, throw slightly nod to precise locations that I do know from my house,” stated Bondia, who now lives in Hodgenville.