Comic Riffs: Mike Peters


Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 11/28/2012

‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’ 2012: The gospel truth behind how tonight’s ‘Peanuts’ special became a beloved holiday classic

The gospel truth behind how tonight’s ‘Peanuts’ special on ABC became a beloved holiday classic.

By Michael Cavna  |  06:01 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peanuts, a charlie brown christmas, charles schulz, jean schulz, lee mendelson, bill melendez, vince guaraldi, abc, mike peters, michael chabon

Posted at 09:50 PM ET, 05/24/2012

THE CLASSIEST OF 2012: Neil Gaiman and Mike Peters talk about wowing the commencement crowd

The Classiest of 2012: Neil Gaiman and Mike Peters deliver two of the season’s most inspiring commencement speeches — perhaps bolstering the graduation lectern market for creators of comics.

By Michael Cavna  |  09:50 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike peters, neil gaiman, university of the arts philadelphia, washington university st. louis

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/05/2011

‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’: The gospel truth behind how a humble ‘Peanuts’ holiday classic defied the odds

As the warm holiday classic airs Monday night, those close to the “Peanuts” production recall how a perennial classic came to be.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charlie brown christmas, peanuts, lee mendelson, charles schulz, bill melendez, jean schulz, peter robbins, michael chabon, mike peters

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 11/01/2011

SCENES FROM A PLAGIARISM CASE: Tulsa cartoonist’s latest scandal leaves behind a line of questioning [UPDATED]

Urban Tulsa Weekly’s David Simpson leaves job for second time in six years amid allegations of plagiarism.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:39 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david simpson, jeff macnelly, bob englehart, mike peters, matt bors, alan gardner, julie moos

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 05/04/2011

OSAMA BIN LADEN: There Will Be Blood Drawn: 13 eye-catching OSAMA images

By Michael Cavna  |  09:50 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nate beeler, steve breen, clay bennett, randy bish, mike peters

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 03/28/2011

POLITICAL CARTOONS: Mike Peters reacts to winning National Headliner Award [UPDATED]

By Michael Cavna  |  11:35 AM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike peters, stuart carlson, adam zyglis, national headliner awards

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010

ELECTION HANGOVER: The Seven Best Midterm Cartoons

For political cartoonists, Election Day offers an embarrassment of quick riches. As the results roll in, these fast-sketch satirists become like Templeton in "Charlotte's Web," feasting till dawn on a nocturnal bacchanal of crestfallen candidacies and self-satisfied rhetoric. And...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  David Horsey, Michael Ramirez, Mike Luckovich, Mike Peters, Steve Breen, Tom Toles

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 05/20/2010

THEIR TURN: 12 top cartoonists offer their take on 'Draw Muhammad Day'

"Shock for shock's sake." "Choreographed punditry." And "wrong, childish and needlessly provocative." That's what some critics think of today's Facebook-ignited campaign titled "Everybody Draw Muhammad Day." But those aren't Islamic extremists speaking. Those are the words of pro-free-speech political...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:15 AM ET, 05/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon, The Political Cartoon, The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Ann Telnaes, Clay Bennett, David Horsey, Mark Fiore, Matt Davies, Mike Luckovich, Mike Peters, Molly Norris, Nikahang Kowsar, Rex Babin, Scott Stantis, Steve Breen, Ted Rall