(Not) Home for the Holidays: Milton Caniff’s Christmas Strips

Editor’s note: The following article was originally published in the Henderson (N.C.) Daily Dispatch. By David Irvine Comic strips aren’t always funny—sometimes they… more »

Ho-Ho-Hogan! (Deluxe 2017 Edition)

We are pleased to offer our annual Christmas goodies to Hogan’s Alley readers, this year in four parts! First up, the complete sequence… more »

Roy to the World: The Christmas Card Art of Roy Doty

We are proud to present a collection of the Christmas card art of the late and very great Roy Doty. Doty, who had… more »

A Cavalcade of Cartoonists’ Christmas Cards

Cartoonists don’t limit their expression to their published work, as the cards below demonstrate. Largely taken from the fabled collection of Hogan’s Alley… more »

Merry Christmas from Hogan’s Alley!

We are pleased to offer our annual Christmas goodies to Hogan’s Alley readers: the complete sequence from NEA’s 1939 holiday package, followed by… more »

Dale Hale and the “Peanuts” Comic Book: The Interview

Peanuts had a distinguished run as a comic book, and Charles Schulz had some exceptional assistance in producing it. Nat Gertler talks to… more »

Gregor Duncan: Pictures of Life

The Second World War cut millions of lives short. One of its victims was a cartoonist and illustrator whose future appeared assuredly bright,… more »

Drawing on History: A Civil War Cartoon

Just as hammering one nail doesn’t make one a carpenter, so the old joke goes, neither does drawing one cartoon qualify one as… more »

The Importance of Being Ernie: An Interview with the Authors of “How to Read Nancy”

You say you’ve read Nancy for years and that you’ve given the strip all the thought it merits (however much you feel that… more »

Russell Johnson and “Mister Oswald”: A Tale of Two Proprietors

“Dual careers” hardly begins to describe Russell Johnson, who produced the Mister Oswald strip for an astonishing 62 years while also running a… more »