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NEW YORK (AP) — Comic book industry pioneer Jerry Robinson, who helped create Batman sidekick Robin the Boy Wonder and their arch-nemesis The Joker, has died at age 89. An editor and friend, Charles Kochman, said Robinson was different from most...
Tags: Fine Artists, Genres, Artists, Entertainment, Arts and Culture
CHICAGO (AP) — The cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants is in hot water from a study suggesting that watching just nine minutes of that program can cause short-term attention and learning problems in 4-year-olds. The problems were seen in a...
The guest editorial cartoonist (Summers) in Tuesday's Courant [May 21] was right on. You can rest assured that the buck will never stop at the Oval Office. It will also never stop at any of the cabinet secretaries or other high-ranking individuals in...
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Editor's note: We asked for remembrances about Charley Reese from his former colleagues on the Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board. Jane Healy (former editorial page editor): "Charley's strength was in always surprising readers. Liberal readers would...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Dick Locher, 83, has put the stopper in the ink bottle for the last time after more than 40 years of capturing modern life through political cartooning. He recently announced his retirement. Dick's career as...
This month couldn't be better-timed for collage artist Erika King. While the Miami Heat boys are busy sharp-shooting in the NBA playoffs, her commemorative photo-collages of LeBron, Wade, Bosh and other ballers are on display at Miami Beach's Williams...
In 1933, Robert Ripley crash-landed into Chicago, opening his first "Odditorium" exhibition at the World's Fair. At the showing, writes Neal Thompson in “A Curious Man,” a fascinating and fun biography of the "Believe It or Not!" creator,...
Tribune cartoonists first celebrated Mother's Day in 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed it a national holiday, but it wasn't until the late 1930s that the cartoons made an annual appearance. Find more cartoons online at chicagotribune.com/...
Tags: Entertainment, Woodrow Wilson, Mother's Day
The last time "Pearls Before Swine" cartoonist Stephan Pastis walked the halls of San Marino's K.L. Carver Elementary School, he was an 11-year-old, practical-joke-loving fifth-grader with a penchant for irreverent doodling — things like the Ty-D-...
The campaign led by Web cartoonist The Oatmeal to buy Nikola Tesla's last laboratory and turn it into a museum honoring the scientist has succeeded in purchasing the property. Matthew Inman, the artist behind The Oatmeal, put up a comic strip announcing...
Tags: Politics, Computer Hardware, Science, Museums, Elections
From the Chicago TribuneOnce upon a time, long long ago, the personal computer transformed the global economy, made heroes of nerds and gave everyday people the processing power once reserved for space scientists. Now, of course, smartphones and tablets are turning PCs into...
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