In 2003, Howie Schneider (creator of Eek and Meek) created The Sunshine Club. It provided an illustrated look at issues related to growing older. Schneider twice won Best Editorial Cartoon from the New England Press Association.
The Sunshine Club
This quick-witted, wry and intelligent comic about modern society is appreciated by all of us who must live life on its own terms. Creator Mike Twohy intended to make a living as a painter and teaching art, but cartooning called.
Thatababy's philosophy can be summed up quite neatly: To keep his parents on their toes. This new comic strip stars - well, a baby, of course, and the mother and father in charge of raising him. Thatababy's premise is as fun and instantly accessible as its crisp, colorful art: It's a baby's job to drive parent's crazy. You may recognize Thatababy as a finalist and runner-up in the Amazon Comic Strip Superstar contest that ran on Amazon.com in the fall of 2009. Thatababy received glowing reviews from the contest's celebrity panel of judges.
Tough Town chronicles the misadventures of Rudolph, a divorced reindeer working unhappily as a 4th grade teacher. His hobbies include gambling, smoking, drinking and serving as a terrible role model for his son. When heʼs not driving his principal crazy, or neglecting his underperforming students, heʼs hanging out with a bizarre group of aliens down at the local bar.
Uncle Art's Funland provides educational entertainment for kids of all ages. Jokes, word and math games, connect the dots, optical illusions and crosswords are just some of the puzzles found in this classic weekly feature.
Uncle Art's Funland
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The Upside Down World of Gustave Verbeek
In 1965, Morrie Turner created the Wee Pals comic strip. It was Morrie’s intention to portray a world without prejudice, a world in which people’s differences -- race, religion, gender, and physical and mental ability -- are cherished, not scorned. When Wee Pals was first created, bringing black characters to the comics’ pages was by no means an easy task. In 1965, only five major newspapers published the strip. It was not until 1968 -- and the tragic assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. -- that Wee Pals achieved nationwide acceptance. Within three months of King’s death, the strip was appearing in over 100 newspapers nationwide.
Winston is an unusual little boy who is very bright and has a unique slant on life. He lives at home with his mother and Gloom, the manifestation of her depression. Kingsley is Winton’s pet crow, and the voice of optimism and encouragement. He helps to balance things out as young Winston tries to navigate his way in the world.
Ten-year-old Zack now lives with his widowed mother, who runs a boarding house full of oddballs. A hyperactive kid with an overactive imagination, Zack sometimes causes her to pull her hair out as she tries to make ends meet.
John Deering and John Newcombe
Poor Ziggy. He’s perpetually one step behind, one nickel short, one lane away from the fast lane. But we love him for it, because everyone feels like Ziggy now and then.
Tom Wilson & Tom II