Author Archives: 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 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.

The Uncle Fred Flip Book

Found in the archives (meaning I’m straightening out my studio). The Uncle Fred Flip Book Created, unbeknownst to Fred Lasswell, with the photographs he sent to the Reuben Journal. Concept: Mell Lazarus Grunt Work: David Folkman Printing: Tim Rosenthal and … Continue reading

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Cartooning Classes Taught by Jim Keefe 2018

I’ll be teaching Cartooning and Comics classes this summer for kids and teens at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Here’s the info (with links for full details). Comic Book Creation I Summer Young Teens Classes Ages 12-15 Dates: … Continue reading

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Bud Grace Retiring – Piranha Club Comes to an End

After 30 years Bud Grace’s Piranha Club has come to an end. When the comic strip started it was originally called “Ernie.” Here’s the very first Ernie Sunday from February 7, 1988. The strip’s name was changed to “Piranha Club” … Continue reading

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Mort Walker 1923-2018 – RIP

Mort Walker (September 3, 1923 – January 27, 2018). In memory of Mort Walker – My pic with cartoonists Mort Walker, Greg Evans, and Ray Billingsley. Circa 1992 at the King Features Christmas Party. I’m biting my lip in this … Continue reading

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Wolf’s Baja by Craig MacIntosh.

Pictures from Robert Trail Library’s “Meet the Author” Series in Rosemount, Minnesota, January 18, 2018. Spotlight on Craig MacIntosh. Craig talked about his latest action/thriller: Wolf’s Baja As the previous artist on Sally Forth, Craig was my mentor when I … Continue reading

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Ted’s Karaoke Moment

For more on coloring the comics, check out the following. Coloring the Sunday Comics Coloring Spider-Man

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Happy New Year!

Saying goodbye to 2017… Wishing everyone good health and happiness for 2018! -Jim Keefe

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