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Zen & the art of USO cartoonist tours—Part 1

I recently read an account of an amazingly talented artist, Victor Juhasz, about his trip to Afghanistan, where he was embedded with a medevac unit for two weeks. The stories are sometimes harrowing, the drawings raw and intimate. You should … Continue reading

A very special Baby Blues Thanksgiving memory

With Thanksgiving approaching, I thought I’d find a Baby Blues strip with a Thanksgiving theme and write about how it all came about and the meaning of it to our family. Something poignant and funny. I started by searching through … Continue reading

On Veteran’s Day—raising the cloak of invisibility

As the years go by, Veteran’s Day has come to mean more to me. I always knew what Veteran’s Day was about. My dad is a veteran, career Air Force. I grew up on military bases and moved from base … Continue reading

Tired of the election?

Jump on over to TheCartoonistStudio.com for some relief! Two dozen popular cartoonists appear on the site, where you can get a glimpse into their studio lives. It just so happens that this month Rick Kirkman has the featured Drawing Board … Continue reading

Cartooning on a Wish-You-Were-Deadline

Several weeks ago, I arrived back in the States from a USO tour aboard the USS Enterprise. A half dozen of us cartoonists went out to the Persian Gulf to draw for sailors and other troops in the area. But … Continue reading

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