Category Archives: Artists – Cartoonists

Thomas Nast (1840-1902)

Thomas Nast was an illustrator and cartoonist for Harper’s Weekly. In his 30 year career with the magazine (1857-1887) Nast drew approximately 2,250 cartoons. From 1863 through 1886 he contributed 33 Christmas drawings to Harper’s Weekly. In those drawings he created and popularized … Continue reading

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Adieu to a Sally Forth Easter Tradition

A quick word from Francesco Marcuiliano… “As Jim Keefe and I prepare to enter “Phase Two” of the “Sally Forth Comic Strip Universe” this September (or “Phase 147,” depending on how many times you think I’ve altered/ruined the strip in … Continue reading

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Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant: The Fantagraphics Studio Edition

Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant: The Fantagraphics Studio Edition.The Holy Grail for a Prince Valiant collection. Initial price tag was steep (and out of my price range), but Deb cashed in a bunch of Amazon promo codes she had to make … Continue reading

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Adventure Strip Finales

With the Amazing Spider-man comic strip going to reprints for the time being, Roy Thomas and Alex Saviuk’s run on the strip has come to an end. March 17 was the last Sunday with March 23 being the last daily. … 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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