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Comic Riffs: March, 2011

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 03/30/2011

REBEL WITH A ‘KOS’: Tom Tomorrow ends Salon run to become ‘comics curator’ at the Daily Kos

By Michael Cavna  |  02:05 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tom tomorrow, dan perkins' this modern world

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 03/29/2011

CHILDREN’S LIT: Australia’s SHAUN TAN wins Astrid Lindgren award

By Michael Cavna  |  04:29 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, shaun tan, astrid lindgren award, tim minchin

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/29/2011

The ‘Riffs Interview: One fan’s new ‘3eanuts’ site takes stripped-down view of ‘PEANUTS’

By Michael Cavna  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, daniel leonard, 3eanuts, peanuts, charles schulz

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 03/28/2011

END OF THE LINE: Lloyd Dangle will end ‘Troubletown’ comic in April [UPDATED]

By Michael Cavna  |  02:34 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, lloyd dangle, tom tomorrow, troubletown, alternative political cartoons

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 03:24 PM ET, 03/27/2011

‘SUPERMAN’ CASTING: Your new Lois Lane is...Amy Adams

By Michael Cavna  |  03:24 PM ET, 03/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 03/27/2011

BOX OFFICE: ‘Wimpy Kid’ sequel KO’s ‘Sucker Punch’

By Michael Cavna  |  01:48 PM ET, 03/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, diary of a wimpy kid, jeff kinney, zack snyder, rango

Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 03/25/2011

Politico’s MATT WUERKER reacts to his new Universal UClick deal

By Michael Cavna  |  07:33 AM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 03/24/2011

The ‘Riffs Interview’: JEFF KINNEY ‘more relaxed’ about new ‘DIARY OF A WIMPY KID’ sequel

By Michael Cavna  |  11:59 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jeff kinney, diary of a wimpy kid

Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 03/24/2011

The ‘Riffs Interview: Top college cartoonist JOHN VESTEVICH is ‘shocked’ by national Schulz award

By Michael Cavna  |  11:13 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  john vestevich, charles m. schulz award

Posted at 10:28 PM ET, 03/24/2011

POLITICAL HUMOR: Detroit, Denver cartoonists react to winning top awards

By Michael Cavna  |  10:28 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, mike keefe, mike thompson, scripps howard awards, fischetti award

Posted at 08:38 PM ET, 03/23/2011

VIDEO OF THE DAY: New ‘Captain America’ trailer brings the cinematic muscle

By Michael Cavna  |  08:38 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  captain america, chris evans, marvel entertainment, thor

Posted at 09:27 PM ET, 03/22/2011

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Nick Pitera’s ‘One Man Disney Movie’

By Michael Cavna  |  09:27 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nick pitera, walt disney animation

Posted at 09:06 PM ET, 03/22/2011

ANOTHER ‘SPIDER-MAN’ MISHAP: Injury sidelines Broadway actress

By Michael Cavna  |  09:06 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 03/22/2011

READER CAPTION CONTEST: Dr. Toles is ready to examine your entries

By Michael Cavna  |  05:14 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tom toles, caption contests

Posted at 10:57 PM ET, 03/21/2011

POLITICAL JOURNALISM: Libyan cartoonist still among the missing

By Michael Cavna  |  10:57 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 03/20/2011

MARKING TWITTER’S 5TH: 10 Cartoons to Celebrate Twitter’s birthday Monday

By Michael Cavna  |  06:36 PM ET, 03/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 03/20/2011

BOX OFFICE: Still-strong ‘Rango’ on the tail of ‘Limitless’

By Michael Cavna  |  04:08 PM ET, 03/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 03/18/2011

THE NEW ‘WONDER WOMAN’: This just in...First look at Adrianne Palicki as TV’s Diana Prince

Photo released of Adrianne Palicki in the iconic costume.

By Michael Cavna  |  05:16 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, adrianne palicki, wonder woman, david e. kelley

Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 03/17/2011

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Ay, the real story of St. Patrick...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:50 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 03/17/2011

RIP, MICHAEL GOUGH: Actor who played “Batman” butler dies at 94

By Michael Cavna  |  07:42 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael gough, batman, tim burton, alfred pennyworth

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 03/17/2011

Aronofsky bows out of ‘Wolverine’; Costner joins ‘Superman’ cast [UPDATED]

By Michael Cavna  |  02:05 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 03/17/2011

CARTOONING AWARDS: And your NCS Reubens division nominees are...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, NCS reuben awards, richard thompson, glen keane, stephan pastis

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 03/15/2011

THIS JUST IN: David Slade to direct Fox’s ‘Daredevil’ sequel

By Michael Cavna  |  06:11 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/15/2011

The ‘Riffs Interview: Hark, inspired ‘KILL SHAKESPEARE’ creators strike again with soul, wit

By Michael Cavna  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, conor mccreery, anthony del col, kill shakespeare, IDW publishing

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 03/15/2011

POLITICAL HUMOR: New Iranian cartoon site launched

By Michael Cavna  |  10:27 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, nik kowsar, iranian political cartoons

Posted at 07:31 PM ET, 03/14/2011

AFLAC fires voice actor Gilbert Gottfried over his Japan tsunami tweets

By Michael Cavna  |  07:31 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 AM ET, 03/14/2011

BOX OFFICE: ‘Rango’ still a tough hombre; ‘Mars Needs Moms,’ not so much

By Michael Cavna  |  02:26 AM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, rango, mars needs moms, battle los angeles, box office

Posted at 09:52 PM ET, 03/13/2011

‘SNL’ spoofs ‘Spider-Man’s’ Julie Taymor: Video Clip of the Day

By Michael Cavna  |  09:52 PM ET, 03/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, spider-man: turn off the dark, julie taymor, saturday night live

Posted at 12:50 AM ET, 03/12/2011

Broadway’s ‘SPIDER-MAN’ turns off the lights in April; to open June 15

By Michael Cavna  |  12:50 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael cavna

Posted at 12:49 AM ET, 03/12/2011

The Comic Riffs Interview: ‘MARS NEEDS MOMS’ author Berkeley Breathed buckles in for Hollywood voyage

By Michael Cavna  |  12:49 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs

Posted at 12:48 AM ET, 03/12/2011

STEPHEN KING: Bluewater teams with master of macabre for autobio-comic book

By Michael Cavna  |  12:48 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael cavna

Posted at 12:48 AM ET, 03/12/2011

IT TAKES TWO TO ‘RANGO’: In land of allusion, animated Johnny Depp film is a valentine to Hollywood

By Michael Cavna  |  12:48 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael cavna

Posted at 12:47 AM ET, 03/12/2011

Amid revolution, Arab cartoonists draw attention to their causes

By Michael Cavna  |  12:47 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael cavna

Posted at 12:36 AM ET, 03/12/2011

RIP, DAVID BRODER: My line of tribute to a legend

By Michael Cavna  |  12:36 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael cavna

Posted at 12:31 AM ET, 03/12/2011

WILL EISNER’S GOOGLE DOODLE: Logo celebrates 94th birthday of legendary ‘Spirit’ creator

By Michael Cavna  |  12:31 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael cavna

Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 03/11/2011

How ‘RANGO’ could change the game in animation

By Michael Cavna  |  11:50 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael cavna

Posted at 10:33 PM ET, 03/11/2011

The ‘Riffs Interview: 12 Secrets of Insanely Viral ‘OATMEAL’ creator Matthew Inman

By Michael Cavna  |  10:33 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, michael cavna

Posted at 11:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011

TAKE THE COMICAL CHARLIE SHEEN QUIZ: Who said it first -- Sheen or a big-screen character?

RANDY BISH (via cagle.com): "You have [a] right to kill me." -- Charlie Sheen...OR "Apocalypse Now"? Is Charlie Sheen subtly cribbing from his own scripts? Or perhaps, too, even his dad's? Comic Riffs has been combing Charlie Sheen cartoons and...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, The Sketchbook | Tags:  Charlie Sheen

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/02/2011

TOM TOLES: The Post cartoonist wins the 2011 Herblock Prize [UPDATED]

The Herblock Prize is staying in town. A year after Politico's Matt Wuerker won the Herb Block Foundation's editorial-cartooning honor, The Washington Post's Tom Toles [right] has been picked for the prize, the foundation has announced.. Toles is the...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Ann Telnaes, Harry Katz, Herb Block Foundation, Herblock Prize, Matt Wuerker, Signe Wilkinson, The Washington Post, Tom Toles

 

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