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Comic Riffs: March, 2014

Posted at 08:55 PM ET, 03/31/2014

PEARLS BEFORE ‘NEIN’: Stephan Pastis finds irony in Post nixing strip about word choice…because of word choice.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:55 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/31/2014

BOX OFFICE: ‘Frozen’ is officially your biggest animated film. Ever.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Upon National Kidney Month, cartoonist launches syndicate site fueled by son’s disease

By Michael Cavna  |  11:44 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:23 PM ET, 03/30/2014

AWARDS ROUNDUP: Eisners HOF deadline Monday; political cartoonists honored

By Michael Cavna  |  11:23 PM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 AM ET, 03/29/2014

ROZ CHAST: With ‘a little distance’ after parents’ deaths, cartoonist creates a superb and soulful new memoir

By Michael Cavna  |  12:33 AM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 03/27/2014

BOB MANKOFF: Cartoon editor offers peek behind New Yorker curtain. Is now good for you?

By Michael Cavna  |  11:43 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Bill Watterson/Richard Thompson’s OSU Show: Creators are ‘honored’ and ‘gobsmacked’ at opening of museum’s exhibit

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 03/24/2014

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’: Quicksilver and Iceman and ’70s fashion, oh my!

By David Betancourt  |  10:30 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 03/24/2014

DOROTHY IRENE HEIGHT: ‘Godmother of the civil-rights movement’ was a portrait in powerful change. Google Doodle salutes her accordingly.

By Michael Cavna  |  09:17 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 03/23/2014

VALENTINE’S DAY READER CAPTION CONTEST: And the winner is…

By Michael Cavna  |  10:47 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/23/2014

Agnes Martin: To celebrate the great painter, Google Doodle offers meditative muted beauty

By Michael Cavna  |  05:38 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Mike Mignola: As Hellboy turns 20, creator celebrates having been at ‘exact right place at the exact right time’

By David Betancourt  |  11:59 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 03/20/2014

SPRING EQUINOX: Artist Eleanor Davis on the joy (and learning curve) of creating today’s ‘blob lady’ Google Doodle

By Michael Cavna  |  10:53 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 PM ET, 03/19/2014

‘AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2′: 5 Things that pop about the new trailer

By Washington Post  |  11:42 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superhero films

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/19/2014

James Beard Awards: Lisa Hanawalt hailed for Humor. Again.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  james beard awards, lisa hanawalt

Posted at 11:51 PM ET, 03/18/2014

‘AMERICAN VAMPIRE’ RETURNS: A year later, Scott Snyder is ‘thrilled’ to be back in its saddle

By Washington Post  |  11:51 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, rafael albuquerque, scott snyder, vampires

Posted at 01:54 AM ET, 03/18/2014

CARTOON OF THE DAY: Malaysian artist on the lost jet — and his government’s ‘weak’ response to it

By Michael Cavna  |  01:54 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  flight mh370, malaysia, malaysian airlines, zunar

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 03/17/2014

ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Illuminating how the holiday Google Doodle comes to be

By Michael Cavna  |  10:09 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Book of Kells, Google Doodles, illuminated manuscripts, Secret of Kells

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 03/16/2014

BOX OFFICE CHAMP: ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ is wearing the green with $21M weekend

By Michael Cavna  |  07:32 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  box office, graphic novel movies

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 03/16/2014

Q&A with LALO ALCARAZ: ‘La Cucaracha’ creator gets a national closeup tonight on Ovation

By Michael Cavna  |  01:27 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lalo alcaraz, ovation tv

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 03/09/2014

Box Office: With ’300′ and ‘Mr. Peabody,’ cartoon-based characters power the post-Oscars box office

It’s apparently time for cartoon-based characters to again rule the box office.

By Michael Cavna  |  04:46 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  animation, box office, frank miller, graphic novels

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 03/08/2014

Kickstarter of the Week: Post Contest finalist launches book campaign

By Michael Cavna  |  12:29 PM ET, 03/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cartoon contest, children's books, Comic Strips, kickstarter

Posted at 11:12 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Why the Oscars cut ‘Batkid’…and how Spider-Man saved ‘the day’ for leukemia survivor

By Michael Cavna  |  11:12 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superheroes, the academy awards

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 03/05/2014

‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest: Artists talk about judging — and winning — ahead of today’s virtual tour for students

By Michael Cavna  |  10:59 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doodle competiton, Google

Posted at 11:19 PM ET, 03/04/2014

‘DENVER’: The waters—and crowd-funds—rise for PaperFilms’ post-apocalyptic graphic novel

By Washington Post  |  11:19 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crowdfunding, graphic novels

Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 03/04/2014

THIS JUST IN: Jen Sorensen becomes first woman to win the Herblock Prize

By Michael Cavna  |  09:05 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  editorial cartooning, Herblock Prize

Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 03/02/2014

2014 OSCARS: Breaking down the Animation contenders at the Academy Awards

By Michael Cavna  |  07:54 PM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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