Friday, March 23, 2018

"Trump's ABC"

From Fantagraphics.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Ann Telnaes has over the last 20 years skewered injustice, inequality, sham, hypocrisy, racism, misogyny, and corruption with her incendiary combination of elegance, wit, and moral suasion.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Clay Bennett receives the 2018 Thomas Nast Award

From the Times Free Press.


The Chattanooga Times Free Press editorial cartoonist Clay Bennett was honored Wednesday with the 2018 Thomas Nast Award for the best cartoons on international affairs. The award is presented by the The Overseas Press Club of America.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Michael Kupperman on death tribute cartoons

From The New Statesman.

I assumed Prof Hawking had succumbed to illness or age, but this cartoon makes it look like his wheelchair just made a hard stop.

Whether it’s Stephen Hawking leaving a wheelchair or the Buddhist Steve Jobs meeting God, these grief gags show the decline of cartooning as an art.

Monday, March 19, 2018

National Newspaper Awards 2017 nominations

The Canadian Daily Newspaper Association announced today the finalists of the 69th National Newspaper Awards

Serge Chapleau, La Presse, Montreal.

Here are the other finalists in the editorial cartooning category:

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Robert Grossman (1940-2018)

Robert Grossman was born on March 1, 1940 in Brooklyn and died on Thursday at his home in Manhattan.

In a career spanning fifty years, his illustrations have appeared over 500 times on the covers of various national publications such as TIME, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Esquire, TV Guide, Sports Illustrated, The Times, The Nation, The New York Observer, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Evergreen Review, New York, National Lampoon, and The New York Times.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Censorship in Spain

From The Irish Times.

Edu Galán and Darío Adanti are sitting in the offices of satirical magazine Mongolia, in the basement of a shoe shop in Madrid’s Malasaña district, ruing the fact that a recent news story broke too late for them to put on their next front cover.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Drawing Trump

Sarah Boxer in The Atlantic.

The 45th president should be an easy target for political cartoonists, but they’ve struggled to come up with an image that sticks.