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Liftoff!

Those of you who follow us on Facebook or have especially acute powers of observation have probably noticed a change in the Baby Blues web site. Years in the making, the new BabyBlues.com is now live. “Years in the making” … Continue reading


Pumpkins as far as the eye can see… [Updated]

I’m pretty sure that’s how the description went in the gag for this strip. I can’t actually prove it, because in those days, Jerry sent gags to me via fax. Hard to believe we spent the years 4 through 15 … Continue reading


The first real live cartoonist I ever met

Today is the birthdate of the late Bil Keane, creator of The Family Circus. Here’s a repost from the Cartoonist Studio blog I wrote earlier this year. In June of 1976, I met my first cartoonist. I was taking night … Continue reading


The Comic Strip Supergoup That Never Was: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Fogelberg

On this 44th anniversary, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young appeared at Woodstock on August 18, 1969, only their second public appearance as a group. Here’s a look back at how one of our more popular series in Baby Blues came … Continue reading



Year of the fortune cookie

    This year was the 67th Annual Reuben Awards dinner. In February, Tom Richmond, the president of the National Cartoonists Society informed me that I was nominated for the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year. From most … Continue reading


A career path in the rear view mirror

            It recently occurred to me that I had a path toward Baby Blues even before Baby Blues existed—before I even knew I had a path. In the few years before Jerry and I became … Continue reading