RIP Johnny Hart

Famed comic strip artist Johnny Hart died yesterday the AP is reporting. Cartoonist Johnny Hart, whose award-winning “B.C.” comic strip appeared in more than 1,300 newspapers worldwide, died at his home on Saturday. He was 76. “He had a stroke,” Hart’s wife, Bobby, said on Sunday. “He died at his storyboard.” “B.C.,” populated by prehistoric […]

To Do NYC 4/8 — TONIGHT! Cartoonists read at KGB

Tom Hart, Jon Lewis, K. Thor Jensen and Miss Lasko Gross team up Jon Lewis of True Swamp fame will read the central fight scene of his Power Of Six: The Twisted Apples Also reading: K. Thor Jensen, Miss Lasko Gross, Tom Hart and puppets by the Heather and Ben Show. This Sunday, April 8, […]

Grindhouse: Who Needs Chris Masterson?

Would-be fiction writers reading texts on learning how to write are often confronted by flat vs. round characters. Flat characters are the folk of genre: the brave hero, the dastardly villain, the salty cook, the whore with a heart of gold. Round characters are the ones with an inner life, Raskolnikov, Becky Sharp. Robert Rodriguez […]

Gasoline Ally’s Sunday Walks

Everyone has been linking to this, but we won’t be left out of the fun: Rger Clark’s gallery of the “Autumn Walk” strips from Gasoline Alley. Appreciation of nature and the passing of the seasons was always well-noted in Gasoline Alley, and these themes achieved their most memorable expression in the annual autumn walk Sunday […]