As someone who grew up fascinated by newspaper and magazine cartoons, it is hard to explain the private thrill I get seeing my strip on the funny page
, hearing someone comment about it, receiving fan mail.
But she was sad without him and reread the funny pages
, trying carefully to imitate the talking dogs' exotic sounds.
Clearly, one of the benefits of appropriating famous artists and writers as characters is the chance to let them reflect on the artistic process: as Picasso learns from the funny pages
, so (The Salon suggests) might contemporary cartoonists borrow visual thinking from the "high" arts.
Media Company The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT) announced on Wednesday (13 September) that author Michael Connelly will contribute to The New York Times Magazine's Funny Pages
Mark Trail, which appears in 175 papers, is hardly a trendsetter even in the funny pages
Electric Girl is clever and entertaining; the b/w art could appear in the funny pages
The manga strip Peach Fuzz was added to the funny pages
of about 30 U.
The current crop of queer characters on the funny pages
is hardly unprecedented.
uk and click on the Funny Pages
for even more of these attention-grabbing signs.
Will Eisner, who wrote and drew a tongue-in-cheek detective story titled The Spirit during the 1940s for the Sunday funny pages
, came back into the field of graphic storytelling in the 1970s after years in commercial art.
A handful of newspapers, including the New York Daily News, chose not to run the strips; others moved them from the funny pages
The lesson: Readers are serious about the funny pages
NEW YORK -- Just in time for the holidays, fans of the funny pages
will be able to access their favorite comic strips from wherever they are with the launch of the DailyINK mobile application from King Features Syndicate.
BERLIN -- Nearly 70 years after Dick Tracy began wearing a two-way wrist radio in the funny pages
, the technology that once seemed impossibly futuristic will be widely available by Christmas.
So it was disappointing whenever editors refused years later to add his comic strip, "Candorville" to their funny pages
as soon as they saw that his lead characters were minorities.