Barney Google & Snuffy Smith on ilmunud päevalehtedes juba 55 aastat ja on seega üks pikaealisemaid koomikseid ajaloos.
John Rose was honored with the 2004 Outstanding Professional Achievement in the Media Award from the Public Relations Council of the Shenandoah Valley for his work on the Barney Google and Snuffy Smith comic strip.
John Rose was honored with the Jamboree 2010 Contingent Leadership Award by the Stonewall Jackson Area Council of Boy Scouts (VA/WV) for creating a commemorative Snuffy Smith 100th Anniversary of Boy Scouting patch for the National Jamboree.
In 2013, "The Bodacious Best of Snuffy Smith" was published. In this volume, cartoonist John Rose selected more than 350 of his favorite BARNEY GOOGLE AND SNUFFY SMITH strips from 2004-2013. This collection is the first collection of Rose's work on the strip.