Here’s this week’s Sour Grapes;

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.

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).