A cartoon blog starring Laurel Tilbury, 9, of 33-1/3 Tadcaster Place, Worcester, Massachusetts. New cartoons appear every Sunday in the Living/Homes section of the Sunday Telegram and online at www.telegram.com.
Your one stop for all things cartoonic, That's Entertainment, 244 Park Ave., Worcester, will celebrate Free Comic Book Day Saturday, May 2. Local guests include comics illustrators Jeff Wamester and Bret Herholz, caricaturist Scott Hamilton and yours truly. Central Mass. Roller Derby will also join the fun, offering league and recruiting info. Please stop by--Laurel and I look forward to meeting you! For more info, visit www.thatse.com.
Laurel's pre-blog adventures such as the above are waiting for you at two Worcester bookeries always worth a visit and your support. LAUREL: AN ALBUM OF WORCESTER CARTOONS and A LAUREL FOR ALL SEASONS can be found at the Books 'n' More Store in the main branch of the Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square. SEASONS and LAUREL: THE COMIC BOOK! are available, together with the works of several excellent local cartoonists, at the finest comics emporium this side of the rings of Saturn and beyond, That's Entertainment, 244 Park Ave., Worcester.
Began to eat in Worcester, 1957. Allegedly grew up on South Ludlow St. Alumnus of dubious standing: Heard St. School, Worcester Alternative High School, UMass-Amherst (wrote senior thesis on KRAZY KAT). Cartoons have appeared in CLASSIC IMAGES, WORCESTER MAGAZINE, MOTHERTOWN, WORCESTER TELEGRAM & GAZETTE, INCITY TIMES. Married to Bernadette since 1989, a testament to her sense of humor, and daddy to honorary kids Eric John Yankus-Franco and Jessica-Lee Van Winkle, and to pen-and-ink daughter Laurel Angela Tilbury.