What’s On Your Nightstand?

For a recent blog post for Comic Kingdom’s Ask a Cartoonist we were given the general topic of what was on your nightstand for Drop Everything and Read Day.


Sally, Ted and Hillary are definitely readers. In a recent strip I had Ted reading Wolf’s Inferno, a real action thriller written by Sally Forth’s previous artist, Craig MacIntosh.

More on Craig’s work at www.cjmacintosh.com

For Hil and her friend Faye it’s graphic novels – lots of Easter Eggs in strips like this for people into comics.

As far as what’s on my nightstand; I currently have Shiloh which is a fictional re-creation of the battle of Shiloh in April of 1862 by renowned historian and author, Shelby Foote. I also have Hellboy: The Descent by master cartoonist Mike Mignola.

I’ve been working real hard of late to set apart more time to read.
I feel my mind goes stagnant without it.

-Jim Keefe

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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