For many of us, Mother’s Day is fast approaching. If you are looking for gift ideas that will make Mom smile and keep her entertained long after the flowers fade, look no further than DailyINK. A high-quality print of one of her favorite comics and a gift subscription to DailyINK make a perfect gift because it will be a daily reminder to your mother... Read More »
How’s everyone’s week been?
It’s been a pretty exciting one for Karl and the rest of the cast of BLEEKER THE RECHARGEABLE DOG, who participated in National Robotics Week this week:
But Earl of MUTTS has spent the week concerned about the plight of his cousins, the wolves, who have been taken off the endangered species list.
Over in DEFLOCKED,... Read More »
Hello Comics Fans!
This week’s post was written in response to Matt Ferron’s request, so I am placing the spotlight on PONYTAIL by Lee Holley.
PONYTAIL’s creator, Lee Holley (Photo probably taken in 1960 for KFS publicity)
Holley was at one time an animator for Warner Brothers and got into comic books and strips in the 1950’s. If you’re... Read More »
TAKE IT FROM THE TINKERSONS is a new comic strip by Bill Bettwy. The strip launched on DailyINK last week, and the first Sunday strip was published yesterday. TAKE IT FROM THE TINKERSONS is a timely comic strip about the hopes and dreams of a modern family, who tend to learn life’s lessons the hard way—usually at their own costly expense or with... Read More »
Happy April! Hope you’ve all had a lovely week. Easter Sunday in the funny pages saw a lot of egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, and even a bunny made of…snow?
BLONDIE by Dean Young and John Marshall
BUCKLES by David Gilbert
CRANKSHAFT by Tom Batiuk and Chuck Ayers
DEFLOCKED by Jeff Corriveau
DENNIS THE MENACE by Hank Ketcham, Marcus... Read More »
Hello DailyINK Comics Fans!
“Who and what?!?,” you may be asking. These are real obscurities in the Hearst cartoon pantheon, and nobody recalls them firsthand because they are 110 years old.
TOODLES of 22 March and 3 May 1903.
TOODLES (or “NAUGHTY TOODLES”) first appeared in Hearst comics on March 22, 1903. The comic strip was drawn... Read More »
Dear DailyINK Comics Fans,
NUBBIN is a strip that I remember from years ago. It had a very basic gag premise featuring kids’ perspectives on the world, with the children mainly trying to be like adults and doing what they associate with the adult world.
NUBBIN started on March 24, 1958. It was written by Jim Burnett and drawn by George... Read More »
Hi, all! Welcome to Spring!
Passover begins at sundown on Monday, so I’d just like to say that I hope all our Jewish pals out there have a happy holiday surrounded by family and friends!
This week’s EDGE CITY story is about the Ardins getting ready to celebrate Passover. Abby and Len are trying to figure out how to make Passover more... Read More »
Welcome DailyINK Comics Fans,
These past few weeks, we have looked at a few panels, both good and bad. Today, we will see yet another long-lasting entry, TRUDY, by Jerry Marcus. TRUDY ran from 1963 to 2005.
Jerry Marcus ( 1924-2005) at his drawing board. The two finished cartoons under his hand are the TRUDY panels for the 19th (#2) and 28th of March... Read More »
Hi, there! Yesterday was Pi Day for everyone who writes their dates “3.14.” And Pi Day apparently made Dagwood Bumstead of BLONDIE pretty hungry:
I’ve got to admit, pie charts make me hungry sometimes, too.
I’m hoping all that pie makes up for Daylight Savings Time beginning—it’s been tough to adjust to the spring forward. Chip of HI... Read More »