Family Circus

The 2012 Elections In Newspaper Comic Strips [Recap]
Unlike CA Senior Writer Chris Sims, who steadfastly scours the funny pages each month for his Funky Winkerbean/Crankshaft chronicle, Funkywatch (to say nothing of his inspiration, Josh Fruhlinger at the daily Comics Curmudgeon blog), there's a good chance you don't indulge in traditional c…
‘Family Circus’ Creator Bil Keane Passes Away at 89
Bil Keane, creator of the long-running syndicated comic strip The Family Circus, has passed away at the age of 89 from congestive heart failure according to The Associated Press. Appearing in more than 1,500 newspapers at its peak and inspiring numerous multimedia adaptations in animation and mercha…
Comic Strip Shocker: Women Still Marginalized!
Brace yourself, readers, because this may be tough to believe! The Daily Cartoonist reports on a paper presented to the American Sociological Association that discusses the role of female characters in newspaper comics. The paper examined a full year's worth of strips from "Beetle Bailey,"…