Sally Forth – The Movie

A. V. Club just had an article on the 14 comic strips that should be films.

An excerpt…

Sally Forth is one of those oddities that always make the comics page a little better, even though it’s not typically all that memorable. And yet its style—both illustration and writing—are more like a self-aware soap opera than a comic strip.

Fantasy casting via Sonia Saraiya:

Olivia Williams as the no-nonsense Sally.

Olivia Williams as the no-nonsense Sally.

Josh Holloway as Ted, the love of her life who sometimes can’t totally be trusted.

Josh Holloway as Ted, the love of her life who sometimes can’t totally be trusted.

Only child Hilary is played by Jane Levy, who spends most of her time sassing her parents.

Only child Hilary is played by Jane Levy, who spends most of her time sassing her parents.

And to direct…

Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater

With films like his most recently acclaimed Boyhood, I give him the thumbs up.

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Until a film date is set, you can check out Sally Forth online at…

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About Jim Keefe

Jim Keefe is the current artist of the Sally Forth comic strip, he is also the writer and artist of the Flash Gordon comic strip - both available at ComicsKingdom.com. A graduate of the Joe Kubert School, Keefe likewise teaches Comic Art. Teaching and speaking engagements include SVA in Manhattan, Hofstra’s UCCE Youth Programs, The University of Minnesota and most recently the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
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