We don’t often have occasion to link to the comic strip musings at The Comics Curmudgeon but it happened to come up in our feed, and just as in various religions once a year a day of spiritual contemplation and cleansing is observed, so those of us who worship at the church of the comic should engage in a yearly contemplation of Mark Trail. Because THIS, this is where we come full circle and come back to THE SOURCE.
Cartoonist Jack Elrod is 86 years young and still drawing Mark Trail. May he never, ever stop.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.