Drawing On Life Experiences

This comic strip of mine ran on our daughter’s wedding day.

Like most cartoonists, sometimes I draw on my life experiences when creating a comic strip. The above Barney Google and Snuffy Smith comic strip of mine is an example of such.  On July 21, 2018 our oldest daughter got married and many family members and friends were in attendance at the wedding and reception.  So, since Snuffy and Loweezy are like family to me, I thought they should be invited.  Unbeknownst to the rest of my family, I created this comic strip to commemorate the special day.  It was a big surprise to our daughter and her (now) husband when they opened the newspaper to the comics page and saw this comic strip on the morning of their wedding day.  Hopefully, it will soon be framed and hanging in their home as a memory of their special day!  Congratulations, Meredith and Cody!

Seeing Snuffy When I Travel!!

It is always fun to see Snuffy on the newspaper comics pages when I am traveling!

It is always great to see my Snuffy Smith comic strip out in the world when I am traveling!  On a recent road trip to Missouri, I purchased a few local newspapers along the way. It gives me a wonderful feeling to open up to the comics page and see Snuffy looking back at me!   It always makes me smile!  A big bodacious heartfelt thank you to the Beckley, West Virginia Register-Herald and the Evansville, Indiana Courier & Press newspapers (shown above) for carrying my work on their comics page!  I truly do appreciate it!

Snuffy Celebrates Independence Day

I love creating comic strips with a holiday theme.  I had a lot of great reader feedback on the Snuffy Smith comic strip above which ran earlier this week on July 4, 2017.  It shows Snuffy and Loweezy celebrating Indepen-dance Day at a Fourth Of July Barn Dance.  All the comments I received were positive and everyone seemed to really enjoy this strip!  So that got me to thinking it would be fun to look back at some Snuffy Smith comic strips from Independence Days past…