Category Archives: King Features

Francesco Marciuliano and Jim Keefe Interview

Check out Francesco Marciuliano and myself on Tall Tale Radio. Hosted by the one and only Tom Racine. Update: Part Two is now up… And here’s a quick pick from the recording session – no photoshop involved. (An inside joke … Continue reading

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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 May 27, 2019. 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 as the head (and only) colorist … 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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