What’s Up Newp is pleased to announce that Sour Grapes – A Comic Strip by Tim Jones will now be run weekly on WhatsUpNewp.com.

Tim Jones is the creator, artist and writer of the widely popular, self-syndicated comic strip, “SOUR GRAPES”; a comic about “Aesop”, a miserable flying dog and his odd friends, all living in a problematic and troubled world. Sour Grapes is currently published in multiple newspapers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, California, and Texas and is also available online. 

Tim grew up in Attleboro, Massachusetts and now lives in Smithfield, Rhode  Island with his wife, and two daughters. He has been a freelance cartoonist for over 20  years. Tim is a member of the National Cartoonists Society and a member of ARIA  (Association of Rhode Island Authors). He has created several Sour Grapes compilation  and story-coloring books. Tim teaches cartooning and speaks at local schools and  libraries. He also appears at various book signings, events and comic conventions.

We’re incredibly excited to add Tim (and Aesop) to our regular roster of regular contributors and, of course, look forward to reading Sour Grapes every Tuesday.

Here’s this week’s Sour Grapes;

For more information on Sour Grapes, visit www.sourgrapescomic.com. Follow Sour Grapes on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).

Tim Jones

Tim Jones is the creator, artist and writer of the widely popular, self-syndicated comic strip, “SOUR GRAPES”; a comic about “Aesop”, a miserable flying dog and his odd friends, all living in a problematic and troubled world. Sour Grapes is currently published in multiple newspapers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, California and Texas
and is also available online.

Tim grew up in Attleboro, Massachusetts and now lives in Smithfield, Rhode Island with his wife, and two daughters. He has been a freelance cartoonist for over 20 years. Tim is a member of the National Cartoonists Society and a member of ARIA (Association of Rhode Island Authors). He has created several Sour Grapes compilation and story-coloring books. Tim teaches cartooning and speaks at local schools and libraries. He also appears at various book signings, events and comic conventions.