Lynn Johnston returns with a series of kid’s books

The ‘For Better or For Worse’ creator has announced a new series featuring robots drawn in her distinct style.

For Better or For Worse creator Lynn Johnston retired from creating daily comic strips back in 2008, but that doesn’t mean she’s done creating.

“I tried to retire. I really did. But after a year or so of bumbling about, I realized I had to do something creative with my time,” she said on her website.

So she’s turned her attention to something different from her long-running comic strip — stories about robots.

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2019 Eisner Hall of Fame nominees announced

Jim Aparo, Dave Stevens, June Tarpé Mills and Morrie Turner will be automatically inducted, while voters will choose four more from a field of 14.

Comic-Con International has announced this year’s nominees for the Eisner Hall of Fame. They include the four judges’ choices — who will be automatically inducted — and 14 other nominees, four of whom will be inducted based on voters’ choices.

The judges’ choices are Jim Aparo, who is probably best known for his work on various Batman titles, including Batman and the Outsiders; Dave Stevens, creator of the Rocketeer; June Tarpé Mills, the Golden Age creator of Miss Fury; and Morrie Turner, creator of the Wee Pals newspaper strip in the 1960s.

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