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2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest Winner Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 10, 2018) – National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation (NSNCEF) has announced the winner of the 2018 D...Read More >

AMU Announces New Licensing Website

Kansas City, MO (August 10, 2018) — Andrews McMeel Universal is proud to announce the launch of its robust ne...Read More >

Garfield Celebrates 40 Years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 19, 2018)—Andrews McMeel Syndication (AMS) is pleased to announce the 40th anniver...Read More >

GoComics Short Shorts Animation Contest Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 29, 2018)— is proud to announce the 2018 GoComics Short Shorts Animatio...Read More >

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Andrews McMeel Syndication has announced that the classic comic strip “Alley Oop” will continue with a new creative team start...Read More >

The Joy of Reading Miss Manners in 2017

At times of great stress, some seek escape. They find it in fantasy novels, reality-TV binges, psychotropic drugs. Over the last year, as Ame...Read More >

New eBook Available From Miss Manners

The newest eBook from Miss Manners is now available. Miss Manners’ Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior is&n...Read More >

The New Year Brings a New Name for Universal Uclick

In 1970, John McMeel and Jim Andrews founded Universal Press Syndicate (UPS), which grew to be the largest independent content syndicate in the wor...Read More >