Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
E-mail Michael  |  On Facebook: Comic Riffs  |  On Twitter: Comic Riffs  |  RSS Feeds RSS Feed

Comic Riffs: October 11, 2009 - October 17, 2009

Maurice Sendak Day: From Page to Screen, Appreciating the 'Wild Things' Spirit

Some of the greatest authors ever to write for children have a telling trait in common: They do not sugarcoat childhood. Rather, childhood is a wild thing to be stripped of saccharine sentiment and told plain and straight and...

By Michael Cavna  |  October 17, 2009; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  General , The Holly Word  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

'Riffs Picks: Where Balloon Boy and Other Wild Things Are

THE MORNING LINE: From Blondie's bed-hopping to Balloon Boy's panic-in-the-attic, today's fave cartoons culled from across the mighty mighty Web... 5. DRAWN TO THE FRONT LINES: First off, Comic Riffs applauds the cartoonists who support the troops -- personally. The...

By Michael Cavna  |  October 16, 2009; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  The Morning Line  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

'Riffs Picks: From Brylcreem Daydreams to a Premature Pulitzer, Today's Fave Toons

THE MORNING LINE: From one lost Man in Khaki to the Pre-Pulitzer Prize, today's fave cartoons culled from across the mighty mighty Web... 4. WHEN SUDDENLY, THE "PICKLES" FAMILY POOCH GOT GINORMOUS: Making a swell cameo in today's "PICKLES" strip...

By Michael Cavna  |  October 15, 2009; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  The Morning Line  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Poll: From Sarah Palin to Michelle Obama--Which Female Icon's Story Would You Most Want to Read?

"FEMALE FORCE" salutes four women leaders. (Bluewater Productions ) A new trade-paperback comic lands today, picturing a foursome you might never see so chummily assembled in real life. The "Female Force" bio-comic series has previously featured these four icons,...

By The Reliable Source  |  October 14, 2009; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  General , The Graphic Novel  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The 'Herblock!' Show: Cartoonists, Library of Congress Pay Tribute on Legend's 100th Birthday

The Library of Congress's exhibit "Herblock!" (opening today) celebrates the late political cartoonist Herb Block on his 100th birthday. (Doree Lovell) You stroll among these freshly mounted, never-before-displayed original drawings at the Library of Congress and you are struck...

By Michael Cavna  |  October 13, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists , The Political Cartoon  | Tags: Herb Block; Herblock; Library of Congress  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Should 'Tank McNamara' Be Cut From the Team? Time to Defend That 'Toon

TANK McNAMARA Enlarge Comic Time once again to Defend...That...Toon: Much has changed since "TANK McNAMARA" first traded in his NFL shoulder pads for a broadcaster's jacket back in the days of Don Shula and Dick Butkus and the crew-cut...

By Michael Cavna  |  October 12, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
Categories:  Defend That 'Toon  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company