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Comic Riffs: October, 2012

Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 10/31/2012

‘IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN’: 7 Things You Don’t Know About the ‘Peanuts’ Halloween Special tonight

7 Things You Don’t Know about tonight’s ‘Peanuts’ Halloween special.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:27 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peanuts, great pumpkin, charles schulz, bill melendez, lee mendelson

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 10/29/2012

BOB ROSS’s GOOGLE CANVAS: Doodle artfully celebrates the PBS icon of the paintbrush

Doodle artfully celebrates the PBS icon of the paintbrush.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:12 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, bob ross

Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 10/27/2012

‘WRECK-IT RALPH’: Rising visual talent Daniel Kruse is letting his light shine in Hollywood

Rising visual talent Daniel Kruse is letting his light shine in Hollywood,

By Michael Cavna  |  12:27 AM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wreck-it ralph, daniel kruse

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 10/25/2012

TOP-FLIGHT TALENT: New ‘Talon’ writer James Tynion looks to soar with Gotham launch

Q&A: ‘Talon’ writer James Tynion looks to soar with Gotham launch.

By David Betancourt  |  11:43 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, talon, james tynion, scott snyder

Posted at 11:58 PM ET, 10/23/2012

DC COMICS TO DEBUT ‘TALON’: Scott Snyder’s ‘Owls’ spinoff takes flight

Scott Snyder’s ‘Owls’ spinoff takes flight.

By David Betancourt  |  11:58 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 10/23/2012

‘Iron Man 3’: The new trailer shows a serious side

The latest Iron Man trailer is released today

By Michael Cavna  |  08:55 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 10/22/2012

MATT BORS HITS KICKSTARTER: Pulitzer finalist launches campaign for ‘Life Begins at Incorporation’ book [UPDATED]

Pulitzer finalist Matt Bors launches crowd-funding campaign for ‘Life Begins at Incorporation’ book.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:24 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, kickstarter, life begins at incorporation

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 10/19/2012

A NEWSWEEK APPRECIATION: Saluting the cartoon-friendly ‘Perspectives’ page [UPDATED]

Saluting the ‘Perspectives’ page, that onetime roundup oasis of the nation’s political cartoons.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:18 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newsweek, steve kelley, matt wuerker, steve breen

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 10/17/2012

OBAMA v. ROMNEY, ROUND 2: Love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Six Striking Debate Cartoons

Love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Six striking debate cartoons.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:48 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate cartoons, barack obama, mitt romney, candy crowley, bob gorrell, matt bors, glenn mccoy, mike luckovich, david fitzsimmons, next media animation

Posted at 10:42 PM ET, 10/17/2012

THE FIGHT FOR SUPERMAN: Warner Bros. retains rights to Man of Steel in major court ruling

Warner Bros. retains rights to Man of Steel in major court ruling over heirs.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:42 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superman, jerry siegel, joe shuster

Posted at 05:57 AM ET, 10/15/2012

WINSOR McCAY: Google’s amazing Doodle celebrates great ‘Little Nemo in Slumberland’ cartoonist

Ggoogle has created its greatest animated Doodle ever to celebrate one of the greatest newspaper cartoonists and film animators ever.

By Michael S Cavna  |  05:57 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 10/14/2012

HARVEY PEKAR: With a dream completed, memorial desk sculpture to be unveiled today in Cleveland

With a dream completed, memorial desk sculpture to be unveiled today in Cleveland.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:53 PM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  harvey pekar, joyce brabner

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 10/13/2012

MICHAEL CHABON’s NEW GROOVE: How Pulitzer-winning ‘prose stylist’ paved path to ‘Telegraph Avenue’

By Michael Cavna  |  08:43 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael chabon, telegraph avenue

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 10/13/2012

PICKS OF THE WEEK: To celebrate ‘Life in Hell,’ cartoonists collaborate on a gift for Groening

To celebrate ‘Life in Hell,’ cartoonists collaborate on a tribute to ‘Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:52 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt groening, jen sorensen

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 10/12/2012

CARTOON OF THE DAY: ‘Cul de Sac’ creator draws during brain surgery to treat Parkinson’s

‘Cul de Sac’ creator Richard Thompson doodles during surgery for Parkinson’s disease.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:51 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 10/11/2012

SUPERMAN’S NEW TEAM: Jim Lee and Scott Snyder will join forces on new Supes title

Jim Lee and Scott Snyder will team on DC’s new Supes title.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:44 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superman, dc entertainment, jim lee, scott snyder

Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 10/11/2012

OF BIRDS AND BRAINS: 7 Top Debate Cartoons

From loud birds to quiet moderators, here are visual commentaries on the debates that caught our eye.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:02 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, barack obama, joe biden, paul ryan, 2012 debates

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 10/08/2012

POST ADDS ‘DUSTIN’ COMIC: Creators think ‘boomerang son’ strip reflects ‘modern American family’

By Michael Cavna  |  01:46 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dustin, king features, steve kelley, jeff parker

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 10/07/2012

NIELS BOHR DOODLE GOOGLE: 12 great quotes from a man at the nucleus of atomic understanding

12 great quotes from a man at the nucleus of atomic understanding.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:05 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  niels bohr, google doodles

Posted at 12:03 AM ET, 10/05/2012

‘PEARLS’ BEFORE AN AUDIENCE: ‘Pearls Before Swine’ creator Stephan Pastis keeps reaching for new readers

Pearls Before Swine’ creator Stephan Pastis keeps reaching for new readers.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:03 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stephan pastis, pearls before swine

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 10/04/2012

CHOOSING OBAMA OR ROMNEY: Ann Telnaes’s new ’POTUS Pick’ app puts the interactive choice in your hands

Ann Telnaes’s new ’POTUS Pick’ app puts the interactive choice in your hands.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:00 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, barack obama, ann telnaes, sara thaves

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 09/30/2012

TESLA MUSEUM: ‘The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman on his latest successful Indiegogo campaign

By Michael Cavna  |  10:03 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tesla museum, matthew inman

Posted at 08:07 PM ET, 09/30/2012

BOX OFFICE: Surprising ‘Hotel Transylvania’ sets September record with $43M debut

Sony’s surprising ‘Hotel Transylvania” sets September record with $43-million debut; ‘Looper’ is second.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:07 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hotel transylvania

 

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