Press Releases

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 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest, which recognizes the outstanding work of aspiring journalists. The NSNCEF has awarded the 2018...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 new licensing website, AMU Licensing, a one-stop shop that provides easy access to purchase and download comics and editorial features directly for use...Read More >

Garfield Celebrates 40 Years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 19, 2018)—Andrews McMeel Syndication (AMS) is pleased to announce the 40th anniversary of world-renowned comic strip Garfield. Created by multitalented cartoonist Jim Davis, Garfield made its newspaper debut on June 19,...Read More >

GoComics Short Shorts Animation Contest Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 29, 2018)— 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 >