Bill then began a career as a commercial cartoonist but, like all cartoonists sixty years ago, the dream was to match fame with fortune as a syndicated comic strip creator. Seven years later Bill created another comic strip but this one was for his local newspaper not syndicated nationally, making it rarer than the obscure Clyde. Willy Muffit began on June 17, above in the Costa Mesa Daily News and the various editions of the paper that informed surrounding Orange Coast communities. It was a daily strip appearing six times a week, Monday through Saturday. Right from the beginning the newspaper had a problem with the title of the strip, spelling it two different ways in its introductory blurb and continuing that practice through the entire run. No matter how it was spelled the titular pun remained.
Steve Bell is an award-winning cartoonist. His cartoon website is Belltoons. Steve Bell's If Boris Johnson tells Keir Starmer he's an oik.
Steve has always wanted to reproduce Nexus in the Sunday Newspaper like Prince Valiant so in he launched a Kickstarter to do his own monthly newspaper. Steve produced 8 papers January - August before his son because extremely ill and all production haulted and the newspaper eventually failed. Never fear, in Dark Horse comics agreed to publish the series as a trade paperback and oversized artist edition. The original full version is available here for download. The newspaper was printed on durable, archival paper stock and you'll be surprised at the durability, weight and vivid colors that the papers present.