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 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.

Sally Forth – Rollercoaster

As some of you may have noticed, The title panels of this week’s worth of dailies had a little side story going on all of it’s own. Here it is in its entirety.

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Coloring Spider-Man

Back in 1992, when I was the colorist on staff at King Features Syndicate, I got the chance to color the Spider-Man newspaper strip. Usually this would be handled by someone Marvel hired, but if it was a reprint or … Continue reading

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Wizard World Minneapolis 2017

A few pics from Wizard World 2017 here in Minneapolis. One of the best parts of Wizard World this year was getting to see Jose Delbo again. He was one of my teachers at the Joe Kubert School back in the 1980s. The … Continue reading

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Al Baruch February 27, 1928 – November 17, 2015

I first met Al Baruch back in 2003. He was head of the Cartooning department at Hofstra University’s UCCE Youth Programs at the time and hired me as one of the teachers. A Navy veteran, Al had studied at the Art Students … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Sally Forth April 9, 2017 – Pencils and inks

A quick post showing what the pencils and inks look like for a Sally Forth Sunday page. First the pencils… Then the inks… Lettering is laid in after I scan the artwork and make a digital file out of it. For … Continue reading

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Sally Forth April 2, 2017 – Film Noir

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 … Continue reading

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