Photos From Two Chalk Talks!

Drawing Snuffy’s dog, Ol’ Bullet for the crowd in Monterey.

I really enjoy getting to speak to groups about the Snuffy Smith comic strip.  Recently I was asked to give Snuffy Smith Chalk Talks in Covington, Virginia at the Alleghany Highlands Regional Library and then in Monterey, Virginia at the Highland County Regional Library. These two talks were about 10 days apart.  And both talks were in truly beautiful mountain communities in western Virginia.  I really had a fun time and, based on what people told me after the programs,  I know the audiences did, too.  If you think your library, school or community group would like to book me for a Snuffy Smith Chalk Talk, just email your request to me at and put “Snuffy Smith Cartoonist” in the subject line. Here are some photos from the presentations:

Join Snuffy Smith Cartoonist John Rose For A Chalk Talk In Covington, VA!

The Alleghany Highlands Regional Library in Covington, Virginia.

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith Cartoonist John Rose will be doing a Snuffy Smith Chalk Talk in Covington, Virginia on Thursday, April 13th at 7:00 pm at the Alleghany Highlands Regional Library. The library is located at 406 West Riverside Street in Covington, Virginia. In his chalk talks, Rose shows samples of his work, talks about the rich history of the comic strip, and draws the strip’s most popular characters on a large easel for the audience. He also talks about his career as a cartoonist and opens the floor for Q and A. For more information, call 540-962-3321.  This event is free and open to the public!