Press Releases

GoComics® and Andrews McMeel Publishing Return to New York Comic Con with Creator Signings, Daily Giveaways, Free Pro Membership Trials to GoComics.com and Collectible Comic Prints and T-Shirts for Sale

Kansas City, Mo. (September 25, 2014) Cartoon/comic creators will autograph at the convention show floor (Booth #2219) and offer free GoComics PRO subscriptions and giveaways from October 9-12.Andrews...Read More >

Andrews McMeel Universal Names Andy Sareyan President, Chief Executive Officer

Kansas City, MO (September 10, 2014) – Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) chairman John P. McMeel and vice chairman Hugh T. Andrews announce the appointment of Andy Sareyan to president, chief executive officer of Andrews McMeel Universal, effective November 3, 2014.  Sareyan will report to...Read More >

GoComics Introduces Four New Webcomics in July

(July 28, 2014) More than 300 comic strips, panels and editorial cartoons are now available for daily and weekly reading online and via the free GoComics mobile app. Kansas City, Mo.— GoComics, a part of the Universal Uclick syndicate family, is...Read More >

GoComics® and Andrews McMeel Publishing Return to San Diego Comic-Con with Creator Signings, Interactions, Giveaways and Free Membership Trials to GoComics

(July 8, 2014) -- Cartoon/comic creators will autograph and/or meet fans, along with a downtown San Diego street team with surprise giveaways from July 23-27. Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) brands GoComics and...Read More >

Universal Uclick Cartoonist Wiley Miller Wins Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year

Kansas City, Mo. (May 28, 2014) -- Wiley Miller was named the winner of the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year during the 68th Annual Reuben Awards dinner in San Diego, California, on May 24. The Reuben...Read More >

GoComics Introduces Four New Webcomics in May

Kansas City, Mo.  (May 27, 2014) -- More than 300 comic strips, panels and editorial cartoons are now available for daily and weekly reading online and via the free GoComics mobile app.GoComics, a part of the Universal Uclick syndicate family, is excited to...Read More >

Big Nate Superfan Sweepstakes is Now Open

(May 13, 2014) -- Kansas City, Mo. Lincoln Peirce, the cartoonist behind the popular Universal Uclick-syndicated comic strip Big Nate, is giving fans the chance to appear in the next Big Nate novel. The Big Nate Superfan Sweepstakes, sponsored by HarperCollins, is...Read More >

GoComics® Exhibits at Kansas City’s Spectrum Fantastic Art Live With Creator Signings and Giveaways

Cartoon/comic creators will autograph, offer free GoComics PRO subscriptions and giveaways on May 9 and 10Kansas City, Mo. (May 1, 2014) – Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) brand GoComics will exhibit at its hometown Spectrum...Read More >

Andrews McMeel Universal Brands GoComics and Andrews McMeel Publishing Offer Gift Suggestions for Moms, Dads and Grads

Kansas City, Mo. (April 16, 2014) – Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and high school and college graduations are just around the corner, and it’s time to show your loved ones just how much they mean to you. With compelling content and products, Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) brands GoComics and Andrews...Read More >

Universal Uclick Well Represented in the 2013 National Cartoonist Society Reuben Awards Nominees

Kansas City, Mo. (April 1, 2014) – The divisional nominees for the 2013 National Cartoonist Society Reuben Awards, recognizing the year’s outstanding achievements in the cartooning industry, have been announced, with Universal Uclick and GoComics creators receiving...Read More >

GoComics Launches Six Features in March

More than 300 comic strips, panels and editorial cartoons are now available for daily and weekly reading online and via the free GoComics mobile app. Kansas City, Mo. (March 31, 2014) -- GoComics, a part of the Universal...Read More >

GoComics® and Andrews McMeel Publishing Exhibit at Kansas City’s Planet Comicon With Creator Signings, Panel Discussions and Giveaways

Cartoon/comic creators will autograph, offer free GoComics PRO subscriptions and giveaways from March 14-16.Kansas City, Mo. (February 28, 2014) – Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) brands GoComics and Andrews McMeel Publishing will...Read More >

GoComics Introduces Four New WebComics in February

More than 300 comic strips, panels and editorial cartoons are now available for daily and weekly reading online and via the free GoComics mobile app. Kansas City, Mo. (February 25, 2014) — GoComics, a part of the Universal Uclick syndicate family, is excited to announce the addition of four...Read More >

Universal Uclick and GoComics Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries for Comics

Seven syndicated comic strips/panels hit major anniversaries ranging from 10 to 60 years.Kansas City, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2014) – Universal Uclick and GoComics are excited to announce that seven syndicated comics will celebrate major anniversaries in 2014, marking decades of laughter, entertainment and...Read More >

GoComics and Andrews McMeel Publishing Offer Gift Suggestions for Valentine’s Day

Comic, Poetry and Puzzle Gifts that are Perfect for Loved OnesKansas City, Mo. (January 24, 2014) – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to show that special someone just how much they mean to you. With compelling content and products, Andrews McMeel Universal (AMU) brands...Read More >

Universal Uclick Launches WuMo as Largest Syndicated Comic Strip in Company History

Universal Uclick launches WuMo in 212 publications Kansas City, Mo. (Nov. 4, 2013) – Universal Uclick, an Andrews McMeel Universal company, has launched WuMo in 212 publications on Monday, Nov., 4, making it the largest syndicated comic launch in company history, exceeding the number of...Read More >

Universal Uclick Editorial Cartoonists Matt Bors and Jen Sorensen Receive Prestigious Awards

Kansas City, Mo. (October 7, 2013) – Universal Uclick editorial cartoonists Matt Bors and Jen Sorensen have recently been honored with prestigious editorial and journalism industry awards, adding to the individual honors each has received in the past 18 months.    Matt Bors has...Read More >