Billy Ireland Museum
King of Comics Exhibit Opening
and
NCS Great Lakes Chapter Dinner


Curator Brian Walker welcomes folks to the King of Comics Exhibit at the Cartoon Library


Later Jim is ratted out by his peers and has to give back the Zippy the Pinhead original.


Hilary Price and Jeff Parker are featured.


Tom Gammill, Mort Walker, and Rik Kirkman enjoy the exhibit


First up are Hilary, Patrick McDonnell and Brendan Burford


Then Zits and Baby Blues cartoonists Jim and Rick (respectively) and writer/cartoonist Jerry are up


Apparently Jerry abandoned Nancy for his own creations, Caitlin assists in the intervention


And all seems forgiven!


Some GLC folks in attendance, Geri and Jerry Dowling, Earl Musick, Randy Rider and Jim Allen


Mike Peters with Lucy Caswell


Jeff Smith and Patrick McDonnell


Mark Szorady also apologizes to Nancy. Not sure why ...


GLC Dinner: David Coulson, Jenny, Steve Hamaker, Tom Gammill and Rich


John et al


Dawn and Daryll Collins with Ed Black


Abby Walker, Rich and Mike


Polly presents the Tim Rosenthal Chapter Volunteer Award to Frank for all his fine work for NCS!


Polly, Jeff and Earl discuss the raffel while Geri works her napkin bullfighter style!



Apparently Jim Borgman is looking to go a little Indiana Jones on the exhibit!


After that, Brian stands guard over the exhibit. One can't be too careful.


As are Mort Walker's works, here with Caitlin McGurk of the Cartoon Library.


Then Jenny Robb, Cartoon Library Director, kicks off the panel discussions for the afternoon ...


They discuss the use of odd colors in slides ...


Hosted by none other than Tom Gammill of the Doozies


They hug and make up


Interestingly Jerry gives Rick scripts to work up Baby Blues and rough sketches to Jim for Zits.


Frank and Janet Pauer and Polly Keener


Susie MacNelly and Jeff Stahler


Hilary Price and a fan discuss cartooning


John Steventon and Rich Diesslin buck tradition with "not a selfie" ...


The King Features power table: Bil Keane, Jerry, Brendan, Jeff, Patrick, and company!


Where's Jerry? Daryll? Jim? Mark? Waldo? ...


Mort and Mike


Jim and Jeff try to start a bald guy club


Earl photobombs Lucy's raffel picture


John and adoring fans take a nice load of new toys to give to charity. Thanks to all who brought some toys and to John for the great idea to do it! ;)


Even though everyone has gone for the evening, the stand-up comic in Earl won't let him pass up an open mic ...


 

Also introduced at this weekend's festivities ... the GLC Cookbook!

Photos thanks to the Caitlain McGurk and John Steventon!

Thanks to All for a Nice Evening!

Thank You Letter from Neighborhood House

for the Toy Donation from the GLC Dinner in December!
(click on letter to enlarge)

 

Thanks again to John and Anita Steventon for arranging this!

 

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