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A Milestone!

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

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

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 ComicBookResources.com. Thanks for the great review! (Scroll down about midway in the page … 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

Cartoonists Demand Action video

Baby Blues is included, along with twenty-two other cartoonists, in the latest “Demand A Plan/Demand Action” video. It’s a call to action for people and our leaders and representatives to take steps to end gun violence. There is no one particular … Continue reading

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