With Obama set to take office, David Rees talks about ending his wildly popular and humorously profane comic strip Get Your War On.

Cartoonist Mike Lynch presents scans from the trade magazine American Cartoonist. which provides a fascinating portrait of the freelancer’s life in the ’50s.

John Adcock posted advertisements for Will Eisner’s Spirit comic book supplement back from 1940, which at the time took up an entire page of the Minneapolis Star.

Michael Obama is the latest individual to be imortalized in the pages of The Examiner by cartoonist Nate Beeler, who’s drawings of everyone from Brit Hume to Joe Flacco have been spectacular.

An idea so crazy it just might be crazy! Facing an economic slowdown, possible deflation, declining readership and competition that gives away its product for free, the Los Angeles Times raises newsstand prices 50%. [Mickey Kaus]