Monday, January 9, 2017

New donation page for Team Cul de Sac

A new donation page for Team Cul de Sac is at

It's been about six months since we lost Richard Thompson to Parkinson's disease.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Richard Thompson remembered in Montgomery College alumni magazine

Richard Thompson '78; Cartoonist Richard Thompson made us laugh.
Gail Rubin
Montgomery College's INSIGHTS Fall 2016, p. 44
online (December 6 2016) at

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Art of RT for sale in Singapore

CT Lim found The Art of Richard Thompson in his local bookshop Kinokuniya, in Singapore, and kindly sent me this photo.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Comic Riffs on March 3's nomination

Nov 1: Jeff Kinney, Wimpy Kid creator, in DC

There's a whole press release here, but of interest to this blog is this segment:

Jeff Kinney's global tour will continue, beginning on Book 11's publication day and continuing through December. It includes more than 20 stops on three continents. In the United States,
Kinney will launch the book in major media and at events in Washington, D.C., and
continue on (see below). The North American tour will culminate in New York, NY, as Kinney walks with the brand-new giant helium balloon of Diary of a Wimpy Kid's Greg Heffley in the 90th
Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

PUB DAY November 1, two events Library of Congress; Politics and Prose, Washington, D.C

Remembering Richard Thompson, by two of his friends

Between the Stacks - Remembering Richard Thompson, cartoonist and illustrator

Note that the presentation mentioned has been postponed to October 22 due to the hurricane.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Oct 22: Mount Pleasant Library talk moved to new date

Due to the possibility of a hurricane this weekend, Richard Thompson, Cartoonist and Illustrator - A Tribute has been moved to a later date.

Richard Thompson, creator of the comic strip Cul de Sac, passed away from complications of Parkinson's disease this summer. Learn more about this Reuben Award-winning artist through a screening of the 2014 documentary The Art of Richard Thompson and a presentation on Thompson's background and accomplishments by one of the late cartoonist's friends.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
1133 Mathis Ferry Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843.849.6161 ~

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Richard Thompson remembered in Air & Space Magazine

We've been tipped that the "October/November 2016 Air & Space/Smithsonian Magazine is now out. "Sightings" on page 68-69 is a salute to Richard Thompson. Check your local newstands."