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Comic Riffs: December 6, 2009 - December 12, 2009

The Riffs Interview: 'Kavalier & Clay's' MICHAEL CHABON: In truth, he's Washington D.C.'s own

It was in suburban Maryland, alone in a rented room, that MICHAEL CHABON -- future recipient of much critical fawning, "novelist of his generation" encomiums and the Pulitzer, Nebula and Hugo prizes -- first learned that he was a...

By Michael Cavna  | December 11, 2009; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General, Interviews With Cartoonists  | Tags:  Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Apocalypse Now, Arts, Francis Ford Coppola, Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband Father and Son, Maryland, Michael Chabon, Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys  
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Sarah Palin, hot-selling cartoon character

SARAH PALIN is sparkling big-time sales of not only her memoir, "Going Rogue." The former Alaska guv has also meant serious business for the comic-book company Bluewater Productions. Bluewater says its releasing its fourth printing of its Palin bio...

By Michael Cavna  | December 10, 2009; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  The Comic Book  | Tags:  Bluewater Productions, Sarah Palin  
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The Great 'Non Sequitur' Vote: A D.C. entrant cracks the Final Four

Hearty congratulations go out to Washington Post reader "W. Parham," who's a national finalist in the Great Non Sequitur Sign-Off [Caption] Contest. Universal Press Syndicate has announced that Parham -- who lists The Post as "hometown newspaper" -- reached...

By Michael Cavna  | December 9, 2009; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  The Comic Strip  | Tags:  Non Sequitur, Wiley Miller  
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Take the 'Riffs Reader Quiz: Test your comical tastes in 60 seconds

So yesterday -- in which Comic Riffs asked what the "Comic Strip of the Decade" is -- commenter "5232news" complimented the comic strip "Agnes" by declaring the title character superior to another sharp-witted, oft-sarcastic little girl marked by her...

By Michael Cavna  | December 8, 2009; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  The Comic Strip, The E-Mailbag  
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Which comic strip do we deem 'Best of the Decade'?

Not only is it that time of year -- it's also that time of the decade, when The TV Hosts, The Media and The Grand Poobahs of Pop Culture Punditry assign rankings to everything notable in the 10-year rear-view...

By Michael Cavna  | December 7, 2009; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  General, The Charts  | Tags:  Cul de Sac, Richard Thompson  
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