Funky’s Tom Appears For Lisa
As we noted several months ago, Funky Winkerbean has been going through a major storyline around Lisa, one of the central characters, and her losing battle with cancer. These strips are being collected into a book, Lisa’s Story: The Other Shoe, which will be released next week.
Funky Winkerbean cartoonist Tom Batiuk will be making numerous appearances in October and November in support of this book:. According to the trade magazine Editor & Publisher, Batiuk’s appearances will be October 6 in Akron, Ohio; October 10 in Houston; October 11 in Dallas; October 15 in Beachwood, Ohio; October 17 in Pasadena, Calif.; October 18 in San Diego; October 20 in Hudson, Ohio; October 23 in Clifton, N.J.; October 24 in Wynnewood, Pa.; October 30 in Lyndhurst, Ohio; November 3 in Wooster, Ohio; November 4 in Pickering, Ohio; November. 5 in Cleveland; and November 24 and 25 at the Mid-Ohio Comicon in Columbus. Check your local newspaper for the specific local venue.