Thursday, May 31, 2012

Video: FUNKY WINKERBEAN Same-Sex Controversy

From CBS This Morning: Tom Batiuk shows reporter Seth Doane his Northeastern Ohio environs where he sets his FUNKY WINKERBEAN comic strip. They talk about the current storyline of a gay couple wanting to go to the high school prom, as well as older controversial stories like a pregnant teen and the Lisa's cancer story, for which Batiuk was shortlisted for a Pulitzer.

Related: new from Black Squirrel Press: THE COMPLETE FUNKY WINKEREAN.

From May 2012: Tom Batiuk is interviewed in this "My Ohio" segment by WEWS TV's Leon Bibb.

From 2007: a career-spanning interview with Mr. Batiuk.

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