A Milestone!

Twenty-five years ago today Baby Blues first appeared in print in twenty or so newspapers with this strip:



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 is now live. “Years in the making” … Continue reading


Big things!

This is the start of a big few months for Baby Blues. The new web site design is up. Their new book, Wetter Louder Stickier, will be out, along with an e-book version with some cool features! Baby Blues will … Continue reading


Boo-boo? There’s An App for That!

“Mom, I have a boo-boo on my feener!” Toddlers and preschoolers have a lot of interesting—if not always decipherable—ways to describe a cut or scrape, or where it hurts. There is plenty of lively discussion about the perks or drawbacks of teaching kids … 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

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BBXX: Reviews!

          BBXX: Baby Blues Decades 1 & 2 has received several great reviews online. There’s one in particular, by Augie De Blieck Jr.  at Thanks for the great review! (Scroll down about midway in the page … Continue reading