Snuffy Smith Ads Recognized With First Place Award

The first place award.

A series of public service ads created by King Features’ Barney Google and Snuffy Smith cartoonist John Rose won First Place in the Tennessee Press Association’s Ideas Contest for Best Use of Humor in an Ad.  The awards ceremony took place at the annual convention of the Tennessee Press Association in Franklin, Tennessee on July 13, 2018.
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Snuffy Smith Cartoonist In Staunton, Virginia’s Happy Birthday America Parade

Photo and graphic by Ray Ergenbright

Bodacious thanks to Staunton, Virginia’s Happy Birthday America Celebration for inviting me as the cartoonist for the Barney Google and Snuffy Smith comic strip and my wife, Karen, to be guests in their great Fourth Of July parade!  Special thanks to our wonderful driver, Luther Hollingsworth! Luther’s classic Corvette was amazing!  It was a true joy to meet so many Snuffy Smith fans along the parade route that day.  Also, many thanks to Andrew Deitz and Langdon Reid for inviting us to be a part of the special celebration. #StauntonHBA2018

Snuffy Smith And Garfield!

My contribution to Garfield’s NEW book!

It was such a huge honor to be asked by one of my cartooning heroes, Jim Davis, to draw a special Snuffy Smith/Garfield cartoon for his new book! Here is my contribution to the brand new book “Age Happens: Garfield Hits The Big 4-0” which features birthday wishes from many cartoonists in addition to many of Jim’s great Garfield comic strips and other fun Garfield info! It released on June 19, 2018. Look for this wonderful book for sale online and in better bookstores everywhere!