Press Releases

GoComics Short Shorts Animation Contest Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 29, 2018)—GoComics.com is proud to announce the 2018 GoComics Short Shorts Animation Contest, sponsored by Andrews McMeel Universal.  Beginning May 29, experienced and aspiring animators are invited to submit one original...Read More >

Andrews McMeel Syndication Celebrates 30 Years of On Religion

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  (April 11, 2018)—Andrews McMeel Syndication (AMS) celebrates the 30-year anniversary of On Religion, a weekly column by Terry Mattingly, on April 11, 2018. The feature, which tackles the implication of religion in current events, appears in approximately 350 newspapers...Read More >

Andrews McMeel Syndication Announces Olivia Jaimes as Newest ‘Nancy’ Cartoonist

KANSAS CITY, Mo—April 6, 2018-- Andrews McMeel Syndication has announced that Olivia Jaimes is the new cartoonist for the legendary “Nancy” comic strip. When Andrews McMeel Syndication searched for a new cartoonist to take over “Nancy,” President...Read More >

Non Sequitur Creator Wiley Miller Donates Comic Strip to Tails of Joy

Kansas City, MO – Non Sequitur creator Wiley Miller has donated the original art for his October 22, 2017, comic strip for auction on eBay to benefit Tails of Joy, an animal rescue organization founded by comedian, writer, and animal activist Elayne...Read More >

Popular "Miss Manners" Column to Increase in Frequency

August 11th, 2017, Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel is excited to announce the “Miss Manners” feature by Judith Martin will increase from three columns per week to six columns per week. The first series of columns will be released the week of September 4-9. There will be a new byline that...Read More >

Popular Comic Strip "Tom the Dancing Bug" Celebrates 20 Years with AMU

Kansas City, MO (June 29, 2017)—Andrews McMeel is excited to celebrate 20 years of Ruben Bolling's popular comic strip Tom the Dancing Bug. Launched in 1990 and acquired by Andrews McMeel in 1997, Tom the Dancing Bug is featured in several noteworthy publications nationwide, including The...Read More >