Happy New Year 2019!

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Sally Forth Drop Panels 2018

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 strip for January 7, 2018 with the drop panel…

Then without…


And now without further ado, here’s the drop panels for 2018!

January 7, 2018

January 14, 2018

January 21, 2018

January 28, 2018

February 4, 2018

February 11, 2018

February 18, 2018

February 25, 2018

March 4, 2018

March 11, 2018

March 18, 2018

March 25, 2018

April 1, 2018

April 8, 2018

April 15, 2018

April 22, 2018

April 29, 2018

May 6, 2018

May 13, 2018

May 20, 2018

May 27, 2018

June 3, 2018

June 10, 2018

June 17, 2018

June 24, 2018

July 1, 2018

July 8, 2018

July 15, 2018

July 22, 2018

July 29, 2018

August 5, 2018

August 12, 2018

August 19, 2018

August 26, 2018

September 2, 2018

September 9, 2018

September 16, 2018

September 23, 2018

September 30, 2018

October 7, 2018

October 14, 2018

October 21, 2018

October 28, 2018

November 4, 2018

November 11, 2018

November 18, 2018

November 25, 2018

December 2, 2018

December 9, 2018

December 16, 2018

December 23, 2018

December 30, 2018

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Top Nine 2018

The preceding pic is my Instagram top nine for 2018 via topnine.co 

It includes an Inktober drawing of cartoonist Maddi Gonzalez, pics from my art exhibit down in Rosemount (with daughter Tessa showing off my art), some Flash Gordon, teaching at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, tribute to Mort Walker, and my Spider-Man Little Free Library drawing (after a drawing by iconic Spider-Man artist John Romita).

Looking forward to 2019!

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Happy Holidays!

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Christmas Greetings – King Features 1939

The following are holiday greetings from a 1939 King Features Syndicate Christmas card set.

the artist is listed in the caption if known. If you think I’m mistaken regarding the artist, please drop me a line in the comments section below. Thanks!


Popeye – probably drawn by Tom Sims or Bela Zaboly.

Seein’ Stars by Fred (“Feg”) Murray.

The Phantom by Ray Moore, written by Lee Falk.

Mandrake the Magician by Phil Davis, written by Lee Falk.

The Little King by Otto Soglow.

Just Kids by August Daniel Carter.

The Katzenjammer Kids by Harold Knerr.

 Santa Claus by Louis Biedermann 

Krazy Kat by George Herriman.

Tim Tyler’s Luck by Lymann Young.

Mickey Mouse by Floyd Gottfredson.

The Lone Ranger by Charles Flanders.

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith by Billy DeBeck.

Art by Alex Raymond (Flash Gordon).

Prince Valiant by Hal Foster.
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