Cartoonist Berkeley Breathed reads from and signs his children's book, Mars Needs Moms in Alameda, CA on May 11, 2007. Photos courtesy of ComicsDC stringer Miron Murcury.
And look at this excellent scrapbook:
At Miron's request, the original cd of photos is being donated to Michigan State University's Comic Art Collection. The link is over there on the right.
Here's a few recent articles on and interviews with Breathed, as they wait to go into my Comics Research Bibliography (link also over there on the right):
Now that he's a parent, a cartoonist ponders the ultimate sacrifice
Regan McMahon, San Francisco Chronicle Deputy Book Editor
Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Interview: Berkeley Breathed
by Ken Plume
Quick Stop Entertainment May 22, 2007
Just asking: A conversation with cartoonist/author Berkeley Breathed
– Eric Schelkopf
Northwest Herald (May 18, 2007)
Rehm, Diane. 2007.
Berkeley Breathed: "Mars Needs Moms".
National Public Radio's Diane Rehm Show (May 8).
Cartoonist knows kid lit
BY SARA PEARCE
Cincinnati Enquirer (May 6, 2007)
Exclusive: Berkeley Breathed Speaks!
Berkeley Breathed, celebrated creator of the "Bloom County" comic strip, writes a book for the grammar school set.
By Jamie Reno
Newsweek May 3, 2007
Random Rules: Berkeley Breathed
by Tasha Robinson
Onion April 26th, 2007