Category Archives: Ramblings & Reviews

Memorial Day 2018 – Fort Snelling National Cemetery

For the first time in 35 years the Fort Snelling National Cemetery is placing a flag at every grave this weekend for Memorial Day (usually it’s only by request) – a total of more than 175,000 flags. I took a … Continue reading

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Appearing in a Comic Strip While Black

Something as innocuous as Hillary and Duncan going to a school dance together in the Sally Forth comic strip seems to be riling up certain readers. With comments like, “…having Hillary going with a black kid to the prom was … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2018

In honor of Mother’s Day, here’s a couple cameos done by my Mom that have appeared in the funny papers… This next strip is from June 1, 1997, when I was writing and drawing Flash Gordon. My Mom passed away … Continue reading

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Making Comics – The Assembly Line

I’ve seen the top version posted here and there on social media (don’t know the artist). The bottom version is my variation using my experience working on syndicated comic strips (Flash Gordon/Sally Forth). For Sally Forth I’m the penciller, letterer, … Continue reading

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Jim Gainey – A True Superman

I’m using a copy of the recent Action Comics #1000 cover to pay tribute to the memory of real life Superman, Jim Gainey. Jim died January 11, 2016 at the age of 34 of colorectal cancer. Jim was my cousin Maureen’s son. … Continue reading

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