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OMG: Arctic Circle Has Been in Syndication For Ten Years

Arctic Circle was picked up by King Features in 2006 and there followed a long period of development (where I sent off strips to my editor, Brendan Burford and he told me everything that was wrong with them). It launched in newspapers on August 27th, 2007. Here is the first week (I didn’t do the colouring back then, so the files I have are black and white):
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The Art of Cartooning & Illustration: Creating a Comic Strip

The Art of Cartooning & Illustration has been published by Walter Foster and I got my copy this week. It looks great – my chapter on creating comic strips is beautifully laid out and there are other sections on character development, lettering, editorial, caricatures and everything the aspiring cartoonist might want to learn more on.
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King Features’ Cartoonists’ Work Spaces

I love taking a look at where other cartoonists work and can never resist studio tours, which is why I asked intrepid KF reporter, Tea Fougner to investigate where other KF cartoonists work.

I love Terry LaBan’s attic, but Tony DePaul’s workspace was my favourite:

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You can see more here:
http://comicskingdom.com/blog/2014/01/15/ask-a-cartoonist-caution-creators-at-work

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