Press Releases

Universal Uclick Celebrates 50th Anniversary of “The Born Loser” Comic Strip

Kansas City, Mo. (May 7, 2015) – Universal Uclick is excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Born Loser comic strip this month.Created by Art Sansom in 1965, The Born Loser features the everyday trials and tribulations of Brutus Thornapple. In...Read More >

Universal Uclick Celebrates 20th Anniversary of “Reality Check” Comic Strip

(April 7, 2015) Kansas City, Mo. – Universal Uclick is excited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dave Whamond’s Reality Check comic panel this month. “Reality Check first started appearing in papers 20...Read More >

Universal Uclick Launches Phoebe and Her Unicorn in more than 100 Newspapers Worldwide

(March 30, 2015) Kansas City, Mo. --  Universal Uclick, an Andrews McMeel Universal company, launched Dana Simpson’s Phoebe and Her Unicorn in more than 100 publications on Monday, March 30, making this one of the largest comic strip...Read More >

Universal Uclick Celebrates 30th Anniversary of “Luann”

(March 3, 2015) -  Kansas City, Mo.  Media Contact: Julie Halper, Universal Uclick            ...Read More >

New E-books by MISS MANNERS®

(February 3, 2015) KANSAS CITY, Mo. –  Three original Miss Manners mini e-books are being published by Andrews McMeel Publishing/Universal Uclick. The titles,...Read More >

Tank McNamara Comic Strip’s Annual ‘Sports Jerk of the Year’ Award Open for Nominations

(January 21, 2015) KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Providing sports fanatics with the opportunity to voice opinions on the distasteful acts committed by sports figures in 2014,...Read More >

Universal Uclick Offers Holiday Gift Suggestions

Universal Uclick plays host to a number of comic and puzzle properties that entertain and challenge readers daily. With compelling content and products, Universal Uclick offers unique and exceptional gift options for the 2014 holiday season.   An online publishing site and mobile...Read More >

GoComics® and Andrews McMeel Publishing Return to New York Comic Con

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 >