Category Archives: King Features

John Cullen Murphy Interview

Interview conducted summer of 2000. In John Cullen Murphy’s own words, “I never had an ambition to be a comic strip artist.” This from a man who’s been awarded the silver plaque for Best Story Strip by the National Cartoonists … Continue reading

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Coloring the Sunday Comics

Post Updated November 30, 2014. As some of you are well aware, I’ve been a colorist for King Features since the late eighties. When I first started out I was on staff at King – part of the King Features … Continue reading

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Jay Kennedy 1956-2007

-Originally posted at Comics Kingdom. I first met Jay back in 1989. I was fresh out of the Joe Kubert School and he was interviewing applicants for a colorist position that had just opened up at King Features. Suffice it … Continue reading

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Sally Forth – Drop Panels

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 today’s Sunday … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Nona

Art: Craig MacIntosh (earlier strips) and Jim Keefe (most recent). To borrow from Lee Falk, For those who came in late… The breakup… Holiday cheer… After the holidays, a less than stellar reunion… Missing a beat… Things go from bad … Continue reading

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