* improvements to the San Diego Convention Center -- home to Comic-Con International -- which would allow for more people to attend are facing some opposition by members of the California Coastal Commission.
* so I guess Stars And Stripesis no longer carrying Beetle Bailey. Space considerations. I have to imagine that Walker was providing it to Stars and Stripes for free, and if that were true, it's really just a space issue as the publication cut pages due to budget cuts. Why Beetle Bailey wouldn't be the last feature cut from Stars And Stripes, I couldn't tell you.