Press Releases

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 >

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 >