Comic Riffs: Jim Borgman

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/02/2013

THE FIRST ‘ZITS’ NOVEL: Creators aim to draw reluctant young readers into the power of artful story

THE FIRST ‘ZITS’ NOVEL: Creators aim to draw reluctant young readers into the power of story.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  zits, illustrated novels, jim borgman, jerry scott

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 05/09/2012

YOU PLAY THE EDITOR: The Post didn’t run this ‘ZITS’ strip — would you?

By Michael Cavna  |  03:15 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  zits, king features, jerry scott, jim borgman

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/09/2011

9/11 ART: From honor to anger, 10 cartoonists reveal feelings behind Sunday’s funnies to mark anniversary

Cartoonists discuss how they’re marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11 in this Sunday’s “funnies.”

By Michael Cavna  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  9/11 comics, darrin bell, jim borgman, brendan burford, dave coverly, lincoln peirce, tim rickard, jerry scott, mark tatulli, jim toomey, gene weingarten, brian walker

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 10/15/2010

From HULK to 'ZITS': 4 Things We Learned This Week About Hollywood's Comics Projects

1. Now that he has his driver's license, Jeremy Duncan is in for one heckuva car chase. Word comes this week that "Zits" has been signed to a TV deal -- with no less than that mega-budget action master...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:30 PM ET, 10/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation, The Animation, The Animation | Tags:  Bil Keane, Jeff Keane, Jerry Scott, Jim Borgman, Marmaduke, Marvel, Napoleon Dynamite, The Family Circus, The Incredible Hulk, Zits

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/28/2010

From Pekar to Callahan: Why a town's 'favorite son' cartoonist is good for the civic soul

"From my seat in a medium-sized newspaper, I can only advise cartoonists to focus their work on their communities as newspapers focus more and more on the local." That was the advice of the Cincinnati Enquirer's longtime cartooning legend,...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Riffs | Tags:  Harvey Pekar, Jim Borgman, John Callahan, Phil Frank, Richard Thompson