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Comic Riffs: November 1, 2009 - November 7, 2009

Remembering Comic-Con co-founder Shel Dorf

In this June 29, 2006 picture, Sheldon Dorf holds a Dick Tracy comic book in Ocean Beach, Calif. (AP Photo / San Diego Union Tribune) I met Shel Dorf just once, in the mid-'90s in San Diego, but boy,...

By The Reliable Source  |  November 7, 2009; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General , Interviews With Cartoonists  
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Henry Allen speaks: When the reader reaches a tipping point

When the Comics Reach the Readers' Tipping Point NOTE TO READERS: In the wake of recent newsroom events, more than a few readers have urged and encouraged Comic Riffs to re-post this rant, which was first published two weeks...

By Michael Cavna  |  November 5, 2009; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  The Comic Strip , The Rants , The Riffs  
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Have a favorite cartoonist video? Show us your links

More and more, Comic Riffs is sent video. Or rather, video links. Here's a cartoonist peddling a book. Here's a cartoonist inking a panel. And oh look, here's a cartoonist inking a panel at a comic-con while telling amusing...

By Michael Cavna  |  November 3, 2009; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip , The Holly Word , The Video Shelf  
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Should 'Red and Rover' roll over? Time to Defend That 'Toon

'RED AND ROVER' (WPWG)Enlarge Image Ever since Comic Riffs asked readers the other day what strip they would move to KidsPost -- so "Frazz" could return to the daily comics page -- one of the most mentioned features after...

By Michael Cavna  |  November 2, 2009; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Defend That 'Toon  
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RT This, Roland: 'Doonesbury' to Get a Major Change in The Post

src="http://media.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/interactives/citizenkstreet/lightbox/js/scriptaculous.js?load=effects"> "Doonesbury": Back with flying colors. (UPS) Enlarge Comic First The Washington Post pulled a trick on loyal "DOONESBURY" readers. Now, for the second straight week, fans of Garry Trudeau's satirical strip get a welcome treat, especially in light...

By Michael Cavna  |  November 1, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  The Comic Strip  | Tags: Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau, The Washington Post  
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