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.

High Kings at the Cedar – August 22, 2017

Being that I am the totally unauthorized official Minneapolis artist for the famed High Kings, I thought I’d show you some art I did for their upcoming show at the Cedar Cultural Center. So first, here’s the inks. And here … Continue reading

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Autoptic 2015 – Minneapolis, MN

PFC Exhibit (“Pierre Feuille Ciseaux” or “Rock Paper Scissors”) at MCAD prior to Autoptic – August 7, 2015 Light Grey Art Lab Exhibit prior to Autoptic – August 7, 2015 Autoptic Festival 2015 The view from my table. And last but not … Continue reading

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Comic Book College is Moving

When a scene in Sally Forth calls for a specific locale (grocery store, movie theater, etcetera) I’ll often use spots around my hometown of Minneapolis for reference. For Hil and Faye’s local comic book shop I picked Comic Book College. … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Spider-Man!

I just found out that my niece Heather thought that Spider-Man’s webbing is organic (like in the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man films) as opposed to a device that Peter Parker created. For her to make this mistake is bad Uncle-ing on … Continue reading

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Working From Home

My daughter Anna to a friend’s mother: “My Dad can’t come out east when we go because he has to get work done first.” Friend’s mother: “But why, doesn’t he work out of the home?” Quick aside; I moved in … Continue reading

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Sally Forth – Wonder Woman

With the San Diego Comic Con coming up this weekend, Sally is deciding between the 1970s or 2017 version of her favorite character.

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Working Professionally as a Cartoonist

A few things that I’ve learned over the years that have crystalized through teaching… • Devote your time to sharpening your art skills AND your business skills – trends, networking, contracts, etcetera all. • Don’t pigeonhole yourself to one small … Continue reading

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