Snuffy Smith Cartoonist To Speak At James Madison University

Barney Google And Snuffy Smith cartoonist John Rose has been invited to speak at his alma mater, James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, Virginia on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:00 pm.  The title of Rose’s presentation is: From JMU To The Funny Papers: With Syndicated Barney Google And Snuffy Smith Comic Strip Cartoonist John Rose (’86).  Rose is speaking as part of JMU’s Special Collections Library Speaker Series.  His presentation will take place in Room 301 of the Carrier Library on the campus of JMU.  You can read more about it here.  The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is also available in the Mason Street Parking Deck Levels 3-5.

Book Signing For “Snuffy Smith In His Sunday Best” In Harrisonburg, Virginia

Come purchase a copy of this book at Barnes And Noble in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

The Barnes and Noble book store in Harrisonburg, Virginia will host a book signing for my brand new book, Snuffy Smith In His Sunday Best, on Saturday, April 28th from 2 pm to 4 pm. The store is located in the Harrisonburg Crossing Shopping Center at 289 Burgess Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801. For more information, contact the store at (540) 432-3801. Please stop by and say howdy! I hope you can make it to the signing, but if you are unable to make it, you can always order a copy of the book here.

Speakin’ Engagement

Drawing Snuffy Smith during a previous Chalk Talk.

On Tuesday, March 20th at 11:45 am, I will be speaking to the Kiwanis Club of Harrisonburg (VA) at the Golden Corral, 3225 East Market Street. I will be doing a Chalk Talk where, after a brief description of how I got into cartooning as a career, I will show samples of my cartoons, featuring my work on the Snuffy Smith comic strip. Then I will draw the characters on a large easel for the audience. If your community organization or civic group is looking for an entertaining speaker, please click on the “Contact” button above and ask me for details about my program. It’s a real hoot an’ a holler!