During a single year of the not-great Harding presidency, four great cartoonists came into the world. Two of those 1922-born men died recently -- "The Family Circus" creator Bil Keane in November and the Joker creator (some say co-creator) Jerry Robinson in December.
This year's Thanksgiving celebration will take place as millions of children face starvation in the Horn of Africa and in developing nations around the world. And I am wondering if we will be as generous as the Wampanoags.
Though I am a chef, I humbly had to learn that my daughter was throwing away her sandwiches at lunchtime when she was in kindergarten -- and as a busy mom, I had to come up with easy, healthy, delicious solutions.
t might seem that comics themselves are dying, but the truth is that comics are alive and well. In fact, they are conquering global culture. What's more: Comics increasingly are the home of our spiritual imagination.