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Jeffy gets existential in ‘Family Circus’/’True Detective’ mashup
For two months this winter many of us were swept up in HBO’s True Detective and the serpentine search by detectives Rust Cohle and Marty Hart not only for a …
Family Circus Live-Action Film Moves Ahead (Yes, Really)
Fox and Walden Media, which picked up the rights to The Family Circus in 2010, have hired writers to adapt the long-running comic strip as a live-action feature.
Bill Griffith posts Zippy/Family Circus crossover
I was surprised when Bil told me he read Zippy in his local Arizona paper and liked it. He didn’t even qualify his opinion with the usual, “Of course, I …
RIP Bil Keane
The world of comics is filled with tortured souls, but Bil Keane was not one of them. The creator of The Family Circus passed away Tuesday at the age of …
“Family Circus” Creator Bil Keane Dies at 89
After over 50 years at the drawing board creating the wholesome gag strip "The Family Circus," cartoonist Bil Keane has died, leaving a legacy of humor and a wide range of admirers.
After Comic Books, Here Comes The Comic Strip Glut?
Now that comic books have become recognized source material for movies, it's time for their newspaper strip companions to get their day in the sun, with two different cartoons being optioned for adaptation in movies and television.