Comic Strips are formatted different ways for different size requirements. The “drop panel” is a panel or tier of the strip that can be omitted because of size restrictions without affecting the gag or storyline.
For example, Here’s the Sunday strip for July 3, 2016 with the drop panel…
And now without further ado, here’s the drop panels for
July 3, 2016 through December 25, 2016.
July 3, 2016
July 10, 2016
July 17, 2016
July 24, 2016
July 31, 2016
August 7, 2016
August 14, 2016
August 21, 2016
August 28, 2016
September 4, 2016
September 11, 2016
September 18, 2016
September 25, 2016
October 2, 2016
October 9, 2016
October 16, 2016
October 23, 2016
October 30, 2016
November 6, 2016
November 13, 2016
November 20, 2016
November 27, 2016
December 4, 2016
December 11, 2016
December 18, 2016
December 25, 2016
For more from previous posts, go to Sally Forth drop panels.
Unabashed plug time!
If Sally Forth isn’t in your local paper you can check it out online at…
A yearlong subscription to all of King Features’ comics (new and vintage) plus ten years worth of archives for every single strip is a pittance at $19.99 a year. Unsure? Try a 7 day trial subscription for free.
Starting point at St. Paul college.
Kate and Anna.
Tessa and her friends.
Hey, there’s Deb!
The view heading towards the Minnesota State Capital building.
Minnesota State Capital building.
For more info on the event, check out WomensMarchMN.com
For larger files and free downloads, go to
Flash Gordon Sunday pages from 8/19/2001 – 10/28/2001
My homage to Alex Raymond via Flash Gordon’s origin sequence.
For those who are familiar with Raymond’s work you’ll notice I tried to recreate a number of his panels from the 1930s throughout.
Hope you enjoy!
Click on images to see larger.
For more on Flash Gordon, check out the Flash Gordon website,
also my post on Flash Gordon’s 80th Anniversary from a few years back which has a boatload of Flash Gordon DVD extras, like Flash Gordon drawn by
Joe Kubert, John Romita and much, much more!
Thanks to cartoonist Mike Lynch for pointing out my 1978 Spider-Man Calendar can be used this year as well – The twelve year old in me is very happy!
To check out the whole calendar, go to Mark Anderson’s site Andertoons.com
John Romita drawing from the Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975.
(With a quick type change for 2017.)
Sometimes the comic art has to be altered, even though the reference is accurate, so it doesn’t comes off as unintended product placement. Here’s a New Years Eve example.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!