Press Releases

Universal Uclick Celebrates 20th Anniversary of “Stone Soup” Comic Strip

Kansas City, Mo. (Nov. 20, 2015) – Universal Uclick is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Jan Eliot’s Stone Soup comic strip by sharing reflections from the cartoonist, insight from syndicate personnel and hosting a commemorative giveaway. Launching in newspapers on Nov. 20, 1995 and...Read More >

Larry Wright Retires Kit ‘N’ Carlyle Comic Panel

(November 5, 2015) Kansas City, Mo. — After more than three decades of entertaining newspaper readers, Larry Wright has announced the decision to retire his Kit ‘N’ Carlyle comic panel. The final Kit ‘N’ Carlyle installment will run on Saturday, November 7.  ...Read More >

Universal Uclick Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Georgie Anne Geyer’s Foreign Affairs Column

(Oct. 20, 2015) Kansas City, Mo. – Universal Uclick celebrates 35 years of Georgie Anne Geyer’s award-winning foreign affairs column October 20, 2015. Distributed by Universal Uclick (formerly Universal Press Syndicate) since...Read More >

Universal Uclick Offers Award-Winning Comics and Content through Google Play Newsstand

Kansas City-based syndication company Universal Uclick has made award-winning comic strips, cartoon panels, editorial cartoons and other content available through Google Play Newsstand, a news and magazine mobile app that allows users to subscribe to and...Read More >

Jan Eliot Retires Daily “Stone Soup” Comic Strip

(September 21, 2015) Kansas City, Mo. — Jan Eliot has announced the decision to retire the daily version of the Stone Soup comic strip. The Sunday version of Stone Soup will continue.  “Every Monday morning, there...Read More >

Marmaduke Creator Brad Anderson Passes Away at 91

(Sept. 8, 2015) Kansas City, Mo. –  Brad Anderson, creator of comics page icon Marmaduke, died August 30, 2015, at CHI St. Luke’s Health – The Woodlands Hospital in The Woodlands,...Read More >

Universal Uclick Celebrates 30th Anniversary of “In the Bleachers” Comic

(Sept. 1, 2015) Kansas City, Mo. –  Universal Uclick is excited to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Steve Moore’s In the Bleachers comic this month. Launching in newspapers on Sept. 1, 1985, and syndicated by Universal Uclick since 1995,...Read More >

Universal Uclick Celebrates 15th Anniversary of “World of Wonder”

(September 1, 2015) Kansas City, Mo. – Universal Uclick is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Laurie Triefeldt’s World of Wonder. “Knowing that World of Wonder has touched the lives of so many students (young...Read More >

A Summer of Accolades and Advocacy For Universal Uclick’s Aisha Sultan

(August 28, 2015) Kansas City, Mo.  – It’s a good thing Aisha Sultan isn’t a school kid anymore. Her “What I Did This Summer” essay would be a doozy. “I touched a hand-written Torah scroll last used before the Holocaust,” said Sultan. “I toured the Pentagon...Read More >

Universal Uclick Celebrates 20th Anniversary of “7-Day Menu Planner” Column

(August 7, 2015) Kansas City, Mo.  – Universal Uclick is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Susan Nicholson’s 7-Day Menu Planner. Debuting in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on August 10, 1995, and syndicated by Universal...Read More >

Universal Uclick Celebrates 25th Anniversary of “Overboard” Comic Strip

(July 22, 2015) – Kansas City, Mo. Universal Uclick is excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Overboard comic strip this month.Making its debut on July 22, 1990, Chip Dunham’s Overboard explores the sensitive side of plundering and...Read More >

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 >