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.

Bernie Wrightson RIP (1948-2017)

Bernie Wrightson (1948-2017) In tribute, here’s Wrightson’s segment from the 1987 documentary, The Masters of Comic Book Art. Thought this tweet from Neil Gaiman was especially poignant… RIP Bernie Wrightson: There were giants in those days. 1991, when all the … Continue reading

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Panels & Pizza Ep. 120 – Jim Keefe

Check out the Jim Keefe interview that’s generating all the controversy at FancyPantsGangsters.com Fancy Pants Gangsters can also be found on iTunes. And a special thanks to Adam Vermillion and Giordano’s Pizza in Edina for a fun evening of talking … Continue reading

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Cartooning Classes Taught by Jim Keefe

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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Sally Forth Drop Panels – July to December 2016

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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Women’s March – Minnesota 2017

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New Art by Shepard Fairey

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Flash Gordon’s Origin

Flash Gordon Sunday pages from 8/19/2001 – 10/28/2001 My homage to Alex Raymond via Flash Gordon’s origin sequence. For those who are familiar with Raymond’s work you’ll notice I tried to recreate a number of his panels from the 1930s throughout. Hope … Continue reading

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