Longtime Austin-American Statesman cartoonist Ben Sargent has opted to take a “pretty generous buyout.”

Rome Tribune cartoonist Mike Lester responds to reader comments about his controversial Obama/Kool-Aid cartoon.

United Media's syndication unit and licensing businesses jumped 36% in the fourth quarter of 2008, attributed to the decision by the ABC television network to air 13 Peanuts specials in the quarter. So don't go slagging off the legacy strip quite yet.

A Knoxville businessman has put in an offer to buy Creative Loafing, which owns several alt-weeklies across the country, including the Chicago Reader and the Washington City Paper. Wonder what he thinks about cartoons.

And Happy Birthday to The Daily Crosshatch, which turned 2 on Wednesday.