by The King

Greetings Comics Royals,

This week, Comics Kingdom celebrated National Dog Day with a canine-centric week of blog posts, including a Top 10 Comics list on Dogs and Wednesday's “Ask A Cartoonist” post in which King Features cartoonists shared their favorite pet photos and memories.

Family Circus comic about pets on furniture
Family Circus comic about pets on furniture

Also, Loretta and Leroy moved into a brand new home with their new and updated Lockhorns website! It’s hard for Leroy and Loretta to agree on anything, but The Lockhorns love their new website – and you will too! Check out

In other news,

Terri Libenson explains why she likes to push the envelope on certain topics in “The Pajama Diaries.”

Jim Keefe (“Sally Forth”) draws comparisons between ink to digital drawing.

Jim Borgman and Jerry Scott (“Zits”) fondly share memories of Merl Reagle, their dearly departed friend.

John Rose (“Barney Google and Snuffy Smith”) offers a retrospective look at Snuffy’s enemy, Hank Barlow, and the many different characters from the bodacious Barlow family.  

Dan Piraro (“Bizarro”) makes the following references on his blog this week: Banksy, Cinderella, one-horse towns, mixed breed dogs, beavers, fine art, avocados, wordplay and teachers (not necessarily in that order).

As the political race gets underway, John Hambrock (“The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee”) shares some political-themed “Edison” comics featuring campaign promises and Donald Trump.

Finally, the newest limited-edition Popeye U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard double-headed collectible coin from is available for pre-order.

Popeye US Navy and US Coast Guard collectible coin
Popeye US Navy and US Coast Guard collectible coin

Thanks for catching up on News Around the Kingdom.

See you next Friday! Have a great week!




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