by The King

Greetings Comics Kingdom Royals,

This week, New York enjoyed a Royal Visit this week with the arrival of Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. But, every day is a visit from royalty for us when we entertain our Comics Kingdom fans, who are in a class all their own.

This weekend, many cartoonists, along with several King Features' executives, will head to the Ohio Valley for the opening of a very exciting exhibit, “King of the Comics: William Randolph Hearst and 100 Years of King Features,” at Ohio State University's Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. It's a wonderful tribute to comics, and we couldn't be more excited about it!

Jeff Parker (DUSTIN) published a detailed post about the exhibit and weekend event, which is free and open to the public. More details and photos to come in next week's recap.   


In other news ...

Who says you can’t go home? This week, Barney Google returns to Hootin’ Holler in John Rose’s annual SNUFFY SMITH special series … 

Things have been too quiet for Maeve in BETWEEN FRIENDS. That’s about too change …

Dan Piraro (BIZARRO) ponders a more meaningful and civilized existence … 

Jonathan Mahood (BLEEKER) shares some beautiful photographs taken when he was away from his drawing board

John Hambrock (THE BRILLIANT MIND OF EDISON LEE) expresses his frustration with banks after a terrible banking situation … 

Rina Piccolo (TINA’S GROOVE) posts a comic about a robot that draws

Finally, David Reddick (INTELLIGENT LIFE) posted a sketch of Mike cosplaying as Captain Planet.

Thanks for catching up on this week’s News Around the Kingdom!

See you again next Friday!




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