doonesbury Archives

Garry Trudeau Doonesbury Character Map
The earliest notice that I can find of the sale of Garry Trudeau Doonesbury art is the 1977 silent auction for a Sunday strip featuring the character Duke for over $1000 at a benefit auction mentioned in the Los Angeles Free Press.  Doonesbury was already a vital part of the landscape of political and cultural[...]
Dick Tracy to Doonesbury, Savage Dragon #252 Homages Cartoon Strips
Whether that's delving into graphic sex, killing the main character, ageing in real-time, introducing trademarked version of God, the Devil, Jesus and Hitler, with changing storytelling styles, from panel layouts to influences and homages. Over the years, creator Erik Larsen has channelled the likes of Peanuts and Calvin & Hobbes for certain scenes in Savage Dragon,[...]
No More Doonesbury For 'A Year Or Two' From Gary Trudeau
Gary Trudeau is taking an extended sabbatical from the weekly Doonesbury strip to work on the second season of his Amazon-broadcast TV show, Alpha House. The sabbatical is long term and open ended but he states "A hiatus comes with uncertainty, of course: I can't assume I'll be welcomed back a year or two from now." He[...]
Wednesday Runaround – The Logic Bomb Of DC Entertainment
Before Watchmen may get green-lit, but would  the original series get commissioned in the current  climate…? A 32-page book, no-ads; a stand-alone story with all new characters… and creator-owned? Would a company like DC go for that nowadays? Nah. "But they should." ExtraCurricularWatch: The Beat lists the massive carnivals and events going on around San Diego Comic[...]
Tomorrow's Doonesbury Goes For The S-Word
Gary Trudeau's Doonesbury, this week satirising certain American state legislation for invasive "shaming" procedures that aren't medically necessary before abortions, has been removed from a number of publications For some it was the topic But for others it was the language Certainly, if this was sitting next to Marmaduke and Beetle Bailey, there may be[...]
Doonesbury Status – From The New York Printing Presses
One Little Bleeder writes in from ground zero in the War Against Doonesbury; I work at a printing facility that puts out several papers a day, from a couple different companies This is in upstate New York. The Utica Observer-Dispatch, a Gatehouse Media paper, is NOT running these Doonesburys I think they shy away from the controversial[...]
That Doonesbury Cartoon
This is the first of a series of Doonesbury cartoons running this week in… slightly less newspapers than usual Targeting legislation in a number of states that those seeking an abortion must have a transvaginal scan, something that has been mocked as much as it has been criticised of late, Gary Trudeau's Doonesbury seems unlikely[...]
Doonesbury Pulled Over Rick Perry's Transvaginal Exams
I also read Doonesbury. And it seems that this augist strip will be tackling a topic covered by both of those other institutions, Texan legislation supported by Governor and Presidential candidate Rick Perry, that demands that women undergo a transvaginal exam and ultrasound scan before they have an abortion Basically confronting the patient with the reality[...]
Wednesday Runaround – Doonesbury Times Two
Gotta catch 'em all – wait, that's a different franchise. DoonesburyWatch: *That* Doonesbury Sunday strip has had reaction on Daytona Beach. What happened to The News-Journal's new "fair and balanced" editorial approach? Your leftist leanings seem to have spilled over into the Jan 8 comics section with Doonesbury's vicious attack on Newt Gingrich (whom I do not[...]
Monday Runaround – Gay Marriage, Perfume And Newt Gingrich
He said crowdsourcing is evolving into a new business model for writers and artists. StripWatch: Doonesbury takes on Newt Gingrich, and goes for the Google jugular A nation is now one search away from  "Kip Carter"…   KevinWatch: Everyone's talking Archie! The Daily Mail, Huffington, Tim, Fox News… it's going to get busy! MooreWatch: Alan Moore on sexism[...]
Monday Runaround – Urban DeCay
A google doodle designed as a comic strip to aptly dedicate the day for Pai had many recollect the fond memories of growing up virtually with him. StripWatch: Doonesbury steps up a notch. Gendercrunchingwatch: DC and Marvel get gendercrunched by Tim Hanley On August 24, DC had 9.4% female creators and Marvel had 8.5%.  On August[...]
BC ComicChron
Until that day, read on. Even More of 2010's Best Female Comic Creators Amanda Conner has been a powerhouse of a cartoonist for a long time now, and as far as I'm concerned, one of the best cartoonists around – male or female, mainstream or indie. Skrulls & Kree Invading Marvel Movies? "'The Avengers" script will blend[...]
Tuesday Runaround – From Harry Hill To Superman
– Katie Couric, CBS. StripWatch: Garry Trudeau talks about a life spent in Doonesbury. The contradictory characterizations of him as fascist or socialist only serve to confirm the truth—he's a raging moderate And satirists don't do well with moderates, especially thoughtful ones In addition, Obama rarely makes gaffes and has no salient physical or temperamental features[...]