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King Features Syndicate plans ahead for Betty Boop at 90, seeks new IP

  King Features Syndicate – distributors of newspaper strips such as The Amazing Spider-Man, Beetle Bailey, Betty Boop, Blondie, The Phantom and many more –  is positioning itself for a year of growth in licensing, and is seeking new IP to grow its portfolio. King Features Syndicate is a member of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication Group,Continue reading King Features Syndicate plans ahead for Betty Boop at 90, seeks new IP

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Mort Walker’s “Beetle Bailey” in Britain

The sad news of the passing of cartoonist Mort Walker, creator of “Beetle Bailey”, prompted discussion of the character’s British interpretation in TV Comic in the 1960s. Mort Walker died on Saturday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. He was 94. Mort had the longest tenure of any cartoonist on an original creation, according toContinue reading Mort Walker’s “Beetle Bailey” in Britain

Modesty Blaise 1966 Film Poster

Edinburgh Film Festival Goes (sort of) Comics Crazy in June

In June, POW!!! Live Action Comic Strip Adaptations: The First Generation will offer 2016 Edinburgh Film Festival-goers the chance to explore the cinematic roots of the current tidal wave of superhero blockbusters such as Batman versus Superman and The Avengers: Civil War, taking an international retrospective journey through cult genre in dynamic style, to exploreContinue reading Edinburgh Film Festival Goes (sort of) Comics Crazy in June