Category Archives: Comics Creators

Local cartoonist to draw classic comic strip

In the jungles of Bengalla, criminals quake in fear of The Ghost Who Walks — the masked crime-fighter known as The Phantom, who has patrolled newspaper comics sections since 1936. Terry Beatty, a Kansas City area cartoonist, will be the … Continue reading

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Big news for Kansas City comic book creators.

Jason Aaron’s X-Men: Schism #1 has sold out at the distributor level and is going back to press for a second printing. Comic Book Resources tells the story. Chris Grine’s Chickenhare gets animated. Sony Pictures Animation has optioned the rights … Continue reading

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Kansas City: the birthplace of Hollywood animation

Did you know that Walt Disney learned the craft of animation in Kansas City? Or that his close friend (and Kansas City native) Ub Iwerks later followed Disney to Hollywood, where Iwerks created Mickey Mouse? The pair met while working … Continue reading

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