Monthly Archives: November 2014

Revenge Of The Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving all, and don’t let your eyes consume more than your tummy can handle.

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Thanksgiving For The Time We Had

One year ago this week, Doc Halstead passed away in Penn Valley. He had been at our home for Thanksgiving just two days earlier. We spent the afternoon reminiscing about our years in Atlanta with the Carrie Nation band, and … Continue reading

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Who Done It?

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Lisa Vs. Terry, Continued

There’s been a good deal of discussion and disagreement over Grass Valley Councilperson Lisa Swarthout’s suggestion that Councilperson-elect-Supervisor Terry Lamphier should resign over allegations that he was ogling kiddie porn on his Official County Computer. Some folks think I was … Continue reading

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Our Current Political System, Illustrated

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Nevada City News

Nevada City News was one of a long line of weekly newspapers that I cut my teeth on while learning the craft of cartooning. Editor Steve Cottrell commissioned this cover and several others, most of which have disappeared from my … Continue reading

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These darn comics have been getting me in trouble most of my life. It started in Catholic school, with Sister Mary Hillary slapping my knuckles for doodling on my homework. It continued during my stint with The Nevada City Independent, … Continue reading

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Water, Then And Now

My first comic strip, Junior Jackalope, was a regular feature in The Nevada City Independent in 1982. We not only had a comics page, it was a color comics page, something you didn’t see much in those days. The page … Continue reading

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The Band Played Waltzing Matilda

A little late for Veteran’s Day, but a beautiful, tragic indictment of war. In the great wars of the 20th Century, millions died, and today’s conflicts only number in the thousands. I suppose that’s progress, but we have so far … Continue reading

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Is It Real, Or Is It Photoshop? (updated)

    The internet has gone bonkers over the Kardashian photo shoot. Here is one of the more tasteful versions. I think I’ll pass on the stuffing, though!!!

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