One of the announcements that I’ve had to refrain from mentioning is a recent project that has been long in the works by Ink Bottle Syndicate. I’ve just signed for their new syndicated newspaper insert, the Funnies Extra, which will now present Spectickles to a national audience. Question: How cool is that? Answer: Extremely cool,… More Exciting News – Funnies Extra!
I’ve had the good fortune to find a copy of “Chuck Amuck”, the life story of legendary cartoonist and animator Chuck Jones, and have been fascinated with every page. For those unfamiliar with his work, the apex of art and brilliant writing at the Warner Brother’s animation studios was reached with his guiding hand as… More Great Cartoonists – Chuck Jones
Probably one of the most influential cartoonists in the history of the art is Charles Schultz, the creator of “Peanuts”. My first experience in cartooning was recreating the images emblazoned on the bedspread and curtains of my bedroom. Even at 4 years old, I was captivated by the story, the characters and the artwork created… More Great Cartoonists – Charles Schultz
For those who appreciate truly brilliant cartoon art, be sure to check out the work of editorial cartoonist and syndicated comic artist Jeff MacNelly. I stumbled across this article as I was searching for more of his work online. As someone who enjoys a fine cigar, I visit the exceptionally well-written articles available online at… More Great Cartoonists – Jeff MacNelly
Even though the Holidays can be a time of stress, they should also be a time of great joy. I came up with some work for the holidays that I hope will bring a laugh.
When I first started into cartooning as a serious pursuit, I’d written a large body of work I call “Pandemonium”. It turns out it’s gaining in popularity once again and may be available as a separate line with UK licensing agency MGL. You’ll notice that the characters are very different from my current “Spectickles” characters… More New Life to an Old Cartoon