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 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.

Keefe’s Remolding & Repair Inc.

I wasn’t drawing my cousin Byrne per se, but the contractor in recent Sally Forth strips was certainly inspired by him. The shamrock on the jacket is even in reference to my cousin’s remodeling company. I told Francesco Marciuliano (the … Continue reading

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Ming the Merciless Attacks Boston

From the Boston Globe – September 1, 1999 Old Superheroes Never Die, They Join the Real World By Alex Beam BOSTON IS UNDER ATTACK! That’s right, Ming the Merciless has unleashed his hideous Gorkons on Boston Common, and they are … Continue reading

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John Prentice – Tribute

John Prentice (1920-1999) was born on October 17 in Whitney, Texas. From 1940-1946 he served in the Navy. Having survived the bombing of Pearl Harbor, he went on to serve on two destroyers through eight major military campaigns. Having briefly … Continue reading

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January 27th – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The following is from artist Mirko Ilić’s Facebook page. The girl in the image is 14-year-old Catholic Polish girl Czesława Kwok. The young girl was deported to Auschwitz from her home in Zamość, Poland in December 1942, along with her … Continue reading

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Joe Kubert School Class of 1989 Mini-Reunion

First met Pat Lowery freshman year of the Joe Kubert School back in 1986. We were roommates in an apartment over a bar in Dover, New Jersey — He got me a part-time gig when I was first starting out (in the Empire State … Continue reading

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