When Harold Gray went Meta in Little Orphan Annie


Roman á clef comics go all the way back to the start and Library of American Comics editor Dean Mullaney called my attention to this sequence in Little Orphan Annie, where Tik Tok, a frequent Harold Gray stand-in, become a cartoonist…and gets all the perks and pains that come with it—including criticism for Gray’s politics. […]

RIP: Nick Cardy


Famed DC artist Nick Cardy passed away at age 93 last night, it was reported on FB and elsewhere. Cardy’s long time friend Todd Dezago has posted on his failing health over the weekend: “Thank you, thank you, thank you–to everyone who replied to the news of Nick’s failing health with kind words and warm […]