Category Archives: Cartoonists

Neal Adams on Al Williamson

“He (Al Williamson) was the inheritor of the Alex Raymond school, and he was the logical inheritor of the Flash Gordon comic strips, and he did not get them because people making decisions for those things were stupid. And remain … Continue reading

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Captain America Statue – Give Credit to Joe Simon and Jack Kirby

Joe Simon and Jack Kirby created Captain America. Please sign the petition to engrave Simon and Kirby’s names on the Captain America statue. Here’s the link… Engrave Simon and Kirby’s names on the Captain America Statue For more of Jack … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Selection – Robert E. Howard

For the past couple of years the King Features blog Ask a Cartoonist had us pick a favorite poem. Last year I picked a classic, Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman. This year I’m going to my favorite pulp writer, Robert E. Howard. For … Continue reading

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Sally Forth Drop Panels – January to March 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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Paul Ryan R.I.P. – by Alex Saviuk

Paul Ryan (September 23, 1949 – March 6, 2016) Reprinted from Alex Saviuk’s Facebook page with permission. I am deeply saddened and stunned by the passing of Paul Ryan so quickly and way too soon. I found out yesterday late … Continue reading

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Cartooning Advise from Jose Delbo

The following is a quick memory of a cartooning class taught by Jose Delbo from when I was a student at the Joe Kubert School. A student was getting critiqued – during the critique Jose stated that the student needed to spend more time … Continue reading

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Sally Forth Drop Panels – October to December 2015

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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