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Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 02/25/2013

NCS REUBEN AWARDS: Legendary Universal exec Lee Salem to receive ‘T-Square’ Award

NCS REUBEN AWARDS: Legendary Universal executive Lee Salem to receive T-Square Award.

By Michael Cavna  |  05:56 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lee salem, national cartoonists society, reuben awards, universal uclick

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/02/2012

POLITICAL TWEET SHOWDOWN: From across the aisle, cartoonists Bors and McCoy will take to Twitter today in #GCDebateLive

From across the aisle, political cartoonists will take to Twitter today in #GCDebateLive

By Michael Cavna  |  12:35 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, glenn mccoy, gene willis, universal uclick

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 08/01/2012

COMICS SYNDICATES: As Universal editor changes titles, Trudeau, Watterson, Johnston, Thompson and Tatulli salute an influential figure

Comics syndicates: As influential Universal editor changes titles, Trudeau, Watterson, Johnston, Thompson and Tatulli salute the the great Lee Salem

By Michael Cavna  |  09:01 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lee salem, john glynn, universal uclick, garry trudeau, bill watterson, richard thompson, lynn johnston, mark tatulli

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 09/28/2011

ZIGGY’S GIFT: How the artistic son treasures his father’s creative inheritance

By Michael Cavna  |  02:24 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tom wilson sr., tom wilson jr., ziggy, universal uclick

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 07/01/2011

RIP, UNITED MEDIA: A century-old syndicate closes its historic doors

Syndicate ends runs as it outsources comics, but its towering legacy iincludes such features as “Peanuts,” “Garfield” and “Dilbert.”

By Michael Cavna  |  11:35 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  united media, universal uclick

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 12/28/2010

'DILBERT's' new syndicate: Comic moves to cubicles of Universal Uclick

Universal Uclick has wooed another major comic strip from United Feature Syndicate. After two decades at UFS, Scott Adams's "Dilbert" will move to the offices of the Kansas City syndicate, Universal tells Comic Riffs. Universal Uclick announced in a...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:47 PM ET, 12/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip | Tags:  Dilbert, Peanuts, Scott Adams, United Feature Syndicate, Universal Uclick

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/10/2010

'PIBGORN': McEldowney & Universal UClick remove comments section

(courtesy of Universal UClick) You can continue to enjoy Brooke McEldowney's sumptious "PiBGORN" cartoons and sketches at GoComics.com. As of this week, however, you simply can no longer comment on them. Universal UClick announced Thursday that it has decided,...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Webcomic, The Webcomic | Tags:  Brooke McEldowney, GoComics, Pibgorn, Universal UClick

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

The Newspaper Will Be Satirized: 'NON SEQUITUR' skewers The Post

Universal UClick (click here to view enlarged image) "Non Sequitur" creator Wiley Miller has never been one to shy away from criticizing the very medium that has delivered his comic since 1991. Years before "The Daily Show" was even...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip | Tags:  Muhammad cartoons, Non Sequitur, Universal UClick, Wiley Miller

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/03/2010

'Muhammad' does -- and does not -- appear in today's 'NON SEQUITUR' comic

Depending on what newspaper you take, you may or may not see today's "Non Sequitur" comic that's captioned, in part, "...Where's Muhammad?" Some newspapers chose instead to run a Sunday replacement strip featuring the recurring character Obvious-Man. So what...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip | Tags:  Non Sequitur, Universal UClick, Wiley Miller

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 09/09/2010

Good grief: 'PEANUTS' will leave syndicate in February for Universal [UPDATED]

It's official: Come next February, United Feature Syndicate will no longer distribute "Peanuts." After 60 years, Charlie Brown is moving to the syndicate Universal Uclick. "We feel Universal is a natural partnership for us," Jean Schulz, wife of late...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:25 PM ET, 09/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip | Tags:  Charles M. Schulz, Jean Schulz, Lee Salem, Peanuts, United Feature Syndicate, Universal UClick