Thursday, August 11, 2022

Jean-Jacques Sempé Dead at 89


French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempé, known for his illustrations of the adventures of Petit Nicolas and his humorous press cartoons, died on Thursday August 11 at the age of 89, his wife, Martine Gossieaux Sempé, announced to AFP. .

He died "peacefully", "in his 89th year, in his vacation home, surrounded by his wife and close friends", said Marc Lecarpentier, his biographer and friend.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

"World Record Holders" by Guy Delisle

From Drawn & Quarterly.


Universally beloved cartoonist Guy Delisle showcases a career-spanning collection of his work with a sly sense of humor and warm characterization. 

Before Delisle became an international superstar with his globe-hopping travelogues, he was an animator experimenting with the comics form. 

Always aware of the elasticity of the human form and honing his keen observer’s eye, young Delisle created hilarious set pieces.

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Boris Johnson as seen by Christian Adams

From The Guardian.


He’s been a punk, a toddler, a narcissistic sociopath… Christian Adams revisits his most memorable sketch of the outgoing PM, and reveals what lies in store for his successor.

Friday, August 5, 2022

Boris Johnson as seen by Martin Rowson

From The Guardian.


He’s been a punk, a toddler, a narcissistic sociopath… Martin Rowson revisits his most memorable sketch of the outgoing PM, and reveals what lies in store for his successor.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Boris Johnson as seen by Peter Brookes

From The Guardian.


He’s been a punk, a toddler, a narcissistic sociopath… Peter Brookes revisits his most memorable sketch of the outgoing PM, and reveals what lies in store for his successor.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

European Cartoon Award 2022 Shortlist

From European Cartoon Award.



The European Press Prize has announced the Finalists of the third edition of the European Cartoon Award, founded in 2019 with Studio Europa Maastricht, to recognise courage and quality in the field of cartooning.

The winner will be announced on September 10 during an event at the PAS Festival in Maastricht.

The 16 shortlisted cartoons, selected from the hundreds that were submitted, will be part of an exhibition at the Beeld en Geluid Den Haag museum in The Hague from September 22, 2022.