Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
E-mail Michael  |  On Facebook: Comic Riffs  |  On Twitter: Comic Riffs  |  RSS Feeds RSS Feed
Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/22/2009

Do My Comics Look, Well, Green?

By Michael Cavna



Earl and Mooch appreciating a little tree-side R&R? "Mother Goose and Grimm" changing an "idea" light bulb?

Notice a trend in much of today's funnies?

Yep, that's because the syndicate King Features is staging its second annual Earth Day event. So such strips as "Mutts," "Beetle Bailey," "Zits" and "Sherman's Lagoon" feature "go green" themes.

The syndicate notes that the entire lineup will be spotlighted online at King's comics portal, Comics Kingdom.

The creators are "presenting their "green" viewpoints through their characters," the syndicate says in a statement. "While keeping with the look and feel of their individual strips, the cartoonists all have the common goal of creating awareness for the environment."


By Michael Cavna  | April 22, 2009; 11:30 AM ET
Categories:  The Morning Line  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Steve Breen Dedicates Pulitzer to Out-of-Work Colleagues
Next: Open Mike: Which Post Comics Would YOU Keep--or Cut?

Comments

The best one of the day was Zits. Love the homage to Little Shop of Horrors.

FEED ME!!!!!!!!

BB

Posted by: FairlingtonBlade | April 22, 2009 10:25 PM | Report abuse

"Close To Home" is the all-time worst comic strip and "Wizard Of ID" is the all-time best-

Posted by: smithstar4 | April 26, 2009 3:44 PM | Report abuse

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company