Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Best Tom Toles Editorial Cartoons of 2016

From the Washington Post.

It was a year like no other in history, and will be the most remarkable in our lifetimes, other than the year to come, and possibly the one after that. If you ever wondered about the validity of the legendary curse “May you live in interesting times,” we are now finding out.

Graeme Mackay's Review of 2016

A cartoon review of 2016 with a look back at events that happened in Canada and the world.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Pascal and Boris's favourite cartoons of 2016

From The Montreal Gazette.

It’s been an eventful year. For better and mostly for worse, events have offered no shortage of material for the Montreal Gazette’s editorial cartoonists.

In addition to the work of the celebrated Aislin (Terry Mosher), whose cartoons of the year are featured separately, we’ve been fortunate also to be able to present the work of two other extremely talented cartoonists: Pascal (Pascal Élie) and Boris (Jacques Goldstyn). 

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Aislin's favourite cartoons of 2016

From The Montreal Gazette.

From the pundit-defying election of Donald Trump to the astonishing Olympic swimming performance of Toronto teenager Penny Oleksiak, 2016 was a year full of surprises.

Monday, December 26, 2016

The best Ann Telnaes cartoons and gifs of 2016

From The Washington Post.

It wasn’t easy keeping up with all the red meat, sexism and lies being tossed about during 2016. People think cartoonists love having so much material to work with, but it also presents the problem of deciding what to focus on. On the plus side, after this year, I do have a new appreciation for orange, a color I didn’t use much in my previous work.

Ann Telnaes

Friday, December 23, 2016

Dálcio Machado's Virtual "Child" exhibition

From Agencia Social de Noticias.

Child labor and kidnapping of children around the world inspired the nine cartoons by Dálcio Machado that compose the exhibition "Child" in the ASN Virtual Gallery.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Paul Peter Porges 1927-2016

From Michael Maslin's Ink Spill blog.

Paul Peter Porges' first drawing in The New Yorker.

Paul Peter Porges, who began his New Yorker career in the summer of 1965 (his first drawing in the magazine appears above) died this week at age 89.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

How three editorial cartoonists took on 2016

From The Washington Post.

Washington Post cartoonists Tom Toles, Ann Telnaes and Michael Cavna picked the cartoon they felt best defined their work for the year and explain how and why they pulled it off.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

FECO-France becomes France-Cartoons

Following persistant clashes with FECO* International, its' French chapter officially renamed itself FRANCE-CARTOONS.

President of France-Cartoons, cartoonist Pierre Ballouhey explained the reasons in a press release published last Friday:

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Sun sets for Sue Dewar

From the Toronto Sun.

Long-time cartoonist Sue Dewar has filed her last cartoon for the Sun today.

“I’ll miss everybody,” says Dewar, reflecting on her career. “I’ll miss cartooning every day. I’ve had a great ride. I’ve been very lucky.”

Monday, December 12, 2016

"BELGIUM et cetera... 1830-2030 in Press Cartoons"

BELGIUM et cetera offers a unique sample of key moments in the history of Belgium.
Twenty-two famous Belgian cartoonists take an unflinching look at their homeland’s past, in collaboration with writer, humourist and historian Gilles Dal.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

“Cartooning for Human Rights” Exhibition in Moscow

From the Cartooning for Peace website.

Cartoon by Alessandro Gatto, Italy

The French Institute in Moscow is presenting until December 16th the exhibition “Cartooning for Human Rights” at the Winzawod Contemporary Art Center. 

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Call for release of jailed cartoonist Musa Kart

From Cartoonists Rights Network International.

Musa Kart, the world-renowned political cartoonist for Cumhuriyet newspaper, Istanbul is one of several staff pending trial for “crimes on behalf of the Fethullahist Terror Organisation and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)”.