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New Cartoon Journal

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

New Cartoon Journal

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A NEW PUBLICATION is coming from Ohio State University's Cartoon, Graphic, and Photographic Arts Re, search Library.

The thrice-yearly Inks: Cartoon and Comic Art Studies is scheduled to premiere during the winter of 1994.

Included in the journal will be stories about comic strips, political cartoons and other art; book and exhibition reviews; a column describing cartoon-related historic sites and collections; a bibliography of currently published materials and a feature describing selected recent acquisitions at the Ohio State library, which has about 200,000 cartoons. There will also be interviews, commentary, speeches and more.

An occasional issue may be devoted to a single theme, such as women cartoonists.

Associate professor and library curator Lucy Shelton Caswell will be editor of the journal.

Her library is based at 27 W. 17th Ave. Mall, Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, Room 023L, Columbus, Ohio 43210-1393.

Also, several new issues of existing publications are out.

The latest WittyWorld (WW) magazine features a survey of the incomes of cartoonists around the world.

There is also a cover-story interview with "Hagar the Horrible" cartoonist Chris Browne to mark the 20th anniversary of his King Features Syndicate comic, an interview with 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Signe Wilkinson of the Philadelphia Daily News and Cartoonists & Writers Syndicate, a column by Creators Syndicate president Rick Newcombe, and more. …

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