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2011-08-08 14:25:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Software that turns mere mortals into superstar cartoonists has Garfield creator Jim Davis worried. Comic strips and even comic books can be created easily with Garfield's Comic Boom, giving birth to a new generation of cartoonists. "Back in my day we had only pencils and paper. This new software is like adding a jet pack to creativity.  Kids can craft characters and backgrounds and tell a story with such ease and speed that I'm a little...

2011-04-26 00:00:28

Before The Onion, there was Jim's Journal. The cult-classic comic strip from The Onion creator Scott Dikkers returns today on GoComics.com. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Before The Onion, there was Jim's Journal. The cult-classic comic strip returns today on GoComics.com, the online comics portal from Universal Uclick. Scott Dikkers, founding and longtime editor of The Onion, found his first national success with the feature, which ran in more than 200 college newspapers in the...

2010-12-29 00:00:05

Universal Uclick has announced an agreement that brings Scott Adams' Dilbert, one of the world's most well known and widely syndicated comic strip franchises, into the lineup of the world's largest independent syndication company. Through an agreement with Adams, Universal Uclick will syndicate Dilbert in print, online and on mobile devices. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 28, 2010 Another comics giant is making the move to Universal Uclick, and this time it's the funny pages' most famous...

2010-04-27 06:50:00

CINCINNATI, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two months after launching a strategic review of its character licensing business, The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has signed an agreement to sell United Media Licensing for $175 million to Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICON). In conjunction with this transaction, Iconix has formed a partnership with the family of the late Charles Schulz, who created the beloved Peanuts characters, which represent the majority of United Media's...

2008-08-15 09:00:39

Last Saturday the comic strip "Lio" was degrading to women. I know there is no such thing as swamp monsters, but the situation was disturbing. A young boy handing a woman to her captor, to be taken away as property. I hope the Deseret News will not print such comic strips in the future. Most of the "Lio" strips are acceptable. John David Baxter Salt Lake City (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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