Rubes® in the News

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Get a sneak peek of the new TV series,
Drawing Inspiration,
produced by Leigh Rubin and Ryan Johnson.
Wednesday April 18, 2018, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

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Don't miss your chance: An insider's view to cartooning with Leigh Rubin. Santa Maria Times to host event with local cartoonist February. 28, 2018. This article was published Feb 11, 2018

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Love the comic strips “Zits” and “Rubes”? Meet the SLO County creators at special event. By Sarah Linn, OCTOBER 19, 2017
when cartoon world collide
Jerry Scott, who lives in San Luis Obispo and authors "Zits" and "Baby Blues, and Leigh Rubin, who lives in Nipomo and created "Rubes," describe what it's like to be a cartoonist — and how they keep coming up with new jokes. Joe Johnston, The Tribune

Jerry Scott of co-creator of Zits and Baby Blues and Leigh Rubin of Rubes cartoons mash it up for one night only at the fabulous Fremont theater in Downtown San Luis Obispo on October 25! For info and tickets see:

Your Library Card. Don't leave home without it! Leigh Rubin of Rubes Cartoons is a fan of County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries! And the feeling is mutual.

Zoo in a Box Calendar 2018
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Inspiration with a twist!

Wisconsin State Journal
Oct 11, 2016
Verona Library review of Cartoon show

“Big Book of Moo supports National DHIA Scholarship Fund FITCHBURG, Wis. (September 22, 2016) – Get some laughs and support the National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) Scholarship Fund by purchasing the “Big Book of Moo.” Created by Leigh Rubin, a 30 plus year cartoonist, it features nearly 300 cow-centric cartoons and sells for $15.” For more info click here: WDE Event
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Join Leigh at the new D&C building on June 22 at 6:00 pm as he discusses the creative process, answers questions, and signs copies of his new book, Rubes Twisted Pop Culture. Leigh Rubin

April 27, 2016. 30 Years of Laughs with Leigh Rubin.
Rubes Celebrates the World of Pop Culture with a new Cartoon Collection, Rubes Twisted Pop Culture.
Bat Man and Super Man with mixed up laundry

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'Rubes' creator Leigh Rubin brings cartoons, commentary to Modesto. Modesto Bee, February 16, 2013

Rubes® Cow-Themed Guitar Now Making “Moosic” Beef Magazine: Rubin says his Rubes “Zoo On The Go” app also boasts some other novel features. Among them are delivery alerts of a cow mooing, a rooster crowing, ...

Leigh interviewed on KCOYLeigh Rubin is interviewed by KCOY's Tony Cipolla
May 9,2012, Rubes cartoonist Leigh Rubin is profiled by KCOY anchor Tony Cipolla.

'Rubes' cartoonist Leigh Rubin shows off talents. A day before his Tuesday (May 22) visit at The Modesto Bee, 'Rubes' cartoonist Leigh Rubin shows off his skills and talks about the job he loves, as he is interviewed by Modesto Bee features editor Jeff Farrow.

Q&A with Jerry ScottQ&A with cartoonist Jerry Scott
San Luis Obispo Tribune, April 23,2012. The postcard featured an oil painting of a cow, and Leigh Rubin's comic "Rubes" often features cows — usually in curious predicaments.

cow guitar backMaking moosic, Santa Maria Sun, March 7, 2012. Leigh Rubin teamed up with Ernie Ball guitars to create his latest work of cartoon art. Some people can look at a guitar and see a finely crafted instrument. Leigh Rubin looked at a guitar and saw a cow.

The Rubes guitar is no bull San Luis Obispo Tribune Jan 25, 2012 — When you think about rock and roll, the image of a cow doesn't normally come to mind. But a cow-inspired guitar designed by Rubes cartoonist . . .

Rubin presents 'Twisted Mind' Nov. 30 in The Dalles, Oregon. Nobody finds more fun and inspiration in dogs, cows, cats, kids, religion, weird and quirky people and just plain life in general than cartoonist Leigh Rubin.

Rubes The Cartoonist In Studio

Nationally syndicated cartoonist Leigh Rubin (Rubes) is in town for a couple of speaking engagements and stops by our studio for a visit this morning along with his cartoony cow guitar!

'Rubes' cartoonist Leigh Rubin brings his humor to The Sacramento Bee Here's a heads-up to act fast if you want to catch a special presentation by nationally syndicated cartoonist Leigh Rubin, whose strip "Rubes" is carried in ...

Leigh will be a featured speaker at the Healthy Living Expo Saturday, Nov 12, 2011 at the Universal Hilton.

Nationally syndicated cartoonist Leigh Rubin brings his offbeat ...By Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, NY — Leigh Rubin sees it in ... Rubin's latest book, "The Wild and Twisted World of Rubes: A Rubes Cartoon ..."

leigh in madison world dairy expo
'Rubes Cartoons' Creator Visits World Dairy Expo In Madison
A cartoonist visiting the World Dairy Expo this week has made a career out of exposing the wild life of cows. "Rubes Cartoons" is a nationally syndicated cartoon strip, and its creator, Leigh Rubin, spoke with WISC-TV at the expo.

Town Center Gallery hosts artist reception. This month's artist reception at Town Center Gallery will feature artist Jean Rittenberg and Cartoonist Leigh Rubin.

Getting involved, one community event at a time (pdf). The Macon Telegraph hosted a kind of public open house featuring nationally syndicated cartoonist Leigh Rubin, who draws the comic "Rubes" that appears in more than . . . .

Cartoonist from Nipomo to ride in the parade as the special guest (Santa Maria Times,/Adobe Press)

Leigh interviewed on WIBW CBS, Topeka, Kansas
Leigh interviewed by WIBW CBS, Topeka, Kansas

Umpqua Valley Arts Center
Roseburg, Oregon

Cartoonist Leigh Rubin Brings Laughs and Lessons October 21, at a Wednesday night fundraiser for the Umpqua Valley Arts Center that drew a full house.

Leigh's cartoon used by the Got Milk? campaign

Leigh's "supersized" "Got Milk?" Rubes® cartoon as seen in beautiful, downtown San Francisco!

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