RIP Johnny Hart

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Famed comic strip artist Johnny Hart died yesterday the AP is reporting. Cartoonist Johnny Hart, whose award-winning “B.C.” comic strip appeared in more than 1,300 newspapers worldwide, died at his home on Saturday. He was 76. “He had a stroke,” Hart’s wife, Bobby, said on Sunday. “He died at his storyboard.” “B.C.,” populated by prehistoric […]

To Do NYC 4/8 — TONIGHT! Cartoonists read at KGB

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Tom Hart, Jon Lewis, K. Thor Jensen and Miss Lasko Gross team up Jon Lewis of True Swamp fame will read the central fight scene of his Power Of Six: The Twisted Apples Also reading: K. Thor Jensen, Miss Lasko Gross, Tom Hart and puppets by the Heather and Ben Show. This Sunday, April 8, […]

Grindhouse: Who Needs Chris Masterson?

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Would-be fiction writers reading texts on learning how to write are often confronted by flat vs. round characters. Flat characters are the folk of genre: the brave hero, the dastardly villain, the salty cook, the whore with a heart of gold. Round characters are the ones with an inner life, Raskolnikov, Becky Sharp. Robert Rodriguez […]

Gasoline Ally’s Sunday Walks

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Everyone has been linking to this, but we won’t be left out of the fun: Rger Clark’s gallery of the “Autumn Walk” strips from Gasoline Alley. Appreciation of nature and the passing of the seasons was always well-noted in Gasoline Alley, and these themes achieved their most memorable expression in the annual autumn walk Sunday […]

Happy Easter!

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