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Annual Tank McNamara “Sports Jerk of the Year” Award Open for Nominations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 19, 2017) — Nominations are open for the 20th edition of the Tank McNamara “Sports Jerk of the Year” Award. For 20 years,...Read More >

Andrews McMeel Universal unveils redesigned GoComics.com

Kansas City, MO (January 11, 2017)—Andrews McMeel Universal is pleased to debut a completely redesigned GoComics.com. Now there's an even bett...Read More >

Universal Uclick Celebrates 25 Years of “Betty”

Kansas City, MO (December 9, 2016) – Join Universal Uclick in commemorating the 25th anniversary of the popular comic strip Betty. For almost ...Read More >

Readers: Say “YES!” to the Dress in Luann Comic Strip

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As comic strip characters Brad and Toni prepare to walk down the aisle in December, Luann cartoonist Greg Evans is inviting...Read More >

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The New Year Brings a New Name for Universal Uclick

In 1970, John McMeel and Jim Andrews founded Universal Press Syndicate (UPS), which grew to be the largest independent content syndicate in the wor...Read More >

Miss Manners: Changing notions of politeness reflect America’s steady progress

HOW did America, a generous country, end up with such ungenerous politics—and might that ever change? Seeking good cheer in this holiday season, Le...Read More >

Miss Manners: Changing notions of politeness reflect America’s steady progress

HOW did America, a generous country, end up with such ungenerous politics—and might that ever change? Seeking good cheer in this ho...Read More >

Andrews McMeel Universal Celebrates 30 Years of "Calvin and Hobbes" with #ReadCalvinAndHobbes Campaign

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 2, 2015  -- Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) celebrates thirty years of Calvin and Hobbes by encouraging fans to p...Read More >