NRCC Comic Con!!


“Snuffy Smith” Cartoonist Guest at NRCC Comic Con

BARNEY GOOGLE AND SNUFFY SMITH cartoonist, John Rose, will be a guest at the first ever New River Community College Comic Con in Dublin, Virginia (Near Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Roanoke) on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

The guests and sellers will be in Edwards Hall, Room 117. Exhibitions, displays and demonstrations will be held in the Student Lounge in Martin Hall. Children can wear Halloween costumes and cos-players are invited to come as their favorite comic book, sci-fi, fantasy or horror characters. Admission is free.

Rose will be in attendance from 10 am to 1 pm and will present a Snuffy Smith Chalk Talk at 11 am.  In his chalk talk, Rose will talk about his career as the Barney Google and Snuffy Smith cartoonist, show samples of his work and draw some of the comic strip’s most popular characters for the audience.

For more more details, visit the NRCC Comic Con website.

Thanks to th’ Herald-Mail!! UPDATED!!

I would like to thank The Herald Mail newspaper in Hagerstown, Maryland for promoting my upcoming chalk talk tonight in Hagerstown.  The link to read the bodacious article is below.   If you live near Hagerstown, I hope you can come down to the library and hear my Snuffy Smith Chalk Talk tonight!

UPDATE: Below is a link to a follow-up article written about my cartooning presentation in Hagerstown, Maryland.  It appeared in The Herald Mail and features a summary of the program, a few photos from that night and even a short video.  Bodacious!

Recent Comic Strip Crossovers!!

I have mentioned in this Bodacious Blog before that I really enjoy comic strip crossovers!  In fact, I have even shown a few.  In the last six months or so Snuffy Smith has been involved in a few of these crossovers. I’ll share some of those with you today and let you know that even more are coming up later in October and November!  What fun! Continue reading