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.

Father’s Day 2018

One of my Dad’s favorite pastimes was fishing, so here’s a drawing I did of him for Father’s Day 1992. Richard Keefe (1925-1992). He lead by example and taught all his kids the the meaning of family. Love you for … Continue reading

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IRS Scams

Francesco Marciuliano and I recently did a week of Sally Forth warning about IRS phone scams. We got lots of responses from readers who appreciated the call out. So as Sgt. Phil Esterhaus would say (over 40 reference), “Let’s be … Continue reading

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Laid Off from King Features

Fun fact: The Flash Gordon comic strip for June 3, 2018 was originally released December 20, 1998 when the entire Comic Art Department of King Features in New York (myself included) was being laid off. The “ancient dialect” I had … Continue reading

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Getting a Portfolio Review

I was recently asked the following question through Facebook Messenger: “I want someone to review my work so I can get feedback on what I’m doing right or wrong. I have no idea how to initiate that kind of conversation … Continue reading

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Scouting Locations – Minneapolis

It’s the small details that makes or breaks a good illustration, and that’s why it’s so important for me to get the best reference I can. If something in the Sally Forth comic strip looks off it breaks the reader’s … Continue reading

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