Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The State of Political Cartooning is Strong

From the AAEC website.

There's a big announcement out today from the President of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, Pat Bagley (who, unlike some people, won the popular vote in a landslide without the help of the Russians).

Monday, January 29, 2018

Cataloguing of International Museum of Cartoon Art Collection is complete

From the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

The International Museum of Cartoon Art (IMCA) was founded by Mort Walker, the creator of Beetle Bailey and many other comic strips, in 1974. 

Originally named the Museum of Cartoon Art (MCA) when it opened, it was the first museum dedicated to collecting and exhibiting cartoons. 

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Mort Walker 1923-2018

From WULibrairies and the NCS website.

Cartoonist Mort Walker has passed away at his home in Stamford, Connecticut at the age of 94.

Friday, January 26, 2018

The Inking Woman

From Myriad.

The Inking Woman, by Nicola Streeten and Cath Tate, is a groundbreaking picture-led celebration of the work of over 100 named British artists, and a few more anonymous ones, revealing a wealth of women’s wit and insight spanning 250 years.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

A message from the Niels Bugge’s Cartoon Award

Dear cartoonists,

Unfortunately, we have been forced to close to website nielsbuggeaward.org
The Cartoon Award will continue on the website contest.nielsbuggeaward.com
You can also upload your work directly to contest.nielsbuggeaward.com/sendcartoon.html

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

"Laughter in the Dark - Illustrating the Troubles"

From The Irish News.

Cartoon by Gerald Scarfe

A new exhibition which charts the birth and rise of the political cartoon and its use in Northern Ireland is open to the public in Belfast until next Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Drawn to Politics-The Editorial Art of Etta Hulme

From the University of Texas at Arlington.

Newly added to the vast holdings of the Special Collections at the University of Texas at Arlington is the work of long-time Fort Worth Star-Telegram editorial cartoonist Etta Hulme.

Gifted to the University from the Hulme family, this collection consists of over ten thousand original cartoons, sketches, and other artwork.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Seyran Caferli Exhibition at the ECC

From the ECC-Kruishoutem website.

Seyran Caferli was born in 1966 in Imishli, Azerbaijan, and had his first cartoon published in the comic magazine Kirpi in 1982. 

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Curtains for Poster For Tomorrow

From Poster For Tomorrow.

2018 marks the 10th and final edition of Poster For Tomorrow in its current form.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

"Our Cartoon President"

Tony Wong in the Toronto Star website.

Showtime’s Our Cartoon President, an animated parody series inspired by a popular running bit on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert will debut on Feb. 11.

Monday, January 15, 2018

"The Unquotable Trump"

Robert Sikoryac in The Globe and Mail.

The idea for The Unquotable Trump came to me in early November, 2016, just a few days before the election.

I was so exhausted and distressed by Donald Trump's outrageous statements as a candidate that I wanted to say something. 

Thursday, January 11, 2018

New Location for the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum

From the Cartoon Art Museum website.

After a two-year hiatus, the Cartoon Art Museum is moving to its' new location at 781 Beach Street, near Ghirardelli Square, Aquatic Park and the Cable Car Terminus.

The Museum will be open to the public with a first round of exhibitions:

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

CPJ announces Press Oppressors awards

From the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Amid the public discourse of fake news and President Trump's announcement via Twitter about his planned "fake news" awards ceremony, CPJ is recognizing world leaders who have gone out of their way to attack the press and undermine the norms that support freedom of the media. 

Monday, January 8, 2018

KAL updates his website

From KAL's website.

After a decade, KAL's website has been radically redesigned and relaunched. It features a user-friendly and regularly updated portfolio and blog.

Friday, January 5, 2018

I wish I'd drawn... (45)

... this cartoon by Tim Campbell of the Washington Post News Service & Syndicate.


It turns out that Kal (Kevin Kallaugher) came with the same idea:

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Not Yorker

From The Not Yorker.

City Life by Istvan Banyai

The Not Yorker is a collection of declined or late cover submissions to The New Yorker, curated by illustrators who love and admire traditional cover illustration. 

This is a site for celebrating cover art, and great ideas that didn't make it.

We encourage illustrators to submit their rejected covers here, so that they might have the opportunity to be rejected by us as well.

This site is not officially affiliated with The New Yorker.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Aislin at 50: The finale of a year-long cartoon celebration

From The Montreal Gazette.

Photograph of silver ring worn by longtime Montreal Gazette cartoonist Terry Mosher.

This is the last column in Terry Mosher’s year-long series Aislin at 50

Starting this week, Aislin will be reducing his output to one original editorial cartoon per week on Saturdays. 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

"OppArt" in The Nation

From The Nation —October 2, 2017

Long a home to quality accountability journalism, The Nation has broadened its horizons in this unprecedented political moment with OppArt, a series of artistic dispatches from the front lines of resistance.