Wednesday, October 31, 2018

"Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2018"

From Penguin Books.

A blockbuster collection of the year’s funniest political cartoons, featuring the work of Mac, Steve Bell, Peter Brookes and many more . . .

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hires a new conservative cartoonist

Michael Cavna in The Washington Post.

Four months after the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette fired left-leaning cartoonist Rob Rogers, the paper has hired an editorial artist from across the political aisle.

The Post-Gazette has announced that Steve Kelley, the veteran conservative cartoonist who has worked in New Orleans and San Diego, will be its new political cartoonist. His first cartoon as a staffer is scheduled to appear Nov. 4.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

MacKinnon cartoon headed to the Library of Congress

From the Chronicle Herald.

An image by Chronicle Herald cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon that went viral during Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee last month is heading for the archives of the United States Library of Congress.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Variations on the Saudi flag

Garnotte, at Le Devoir, had fun last Friday transforming the Saudi flag following the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the premises of their consulate in Istanbul.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Cartooning Global Forum 2018

From Cartoonists Rights Network International.

The inaugural États Généraux du Dessin de Presse / Cartooning Global Forum took place at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on October 3rd.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

6th Niels Bugge Cartoon Award Winners

From Graphic Art News.

Cartoon by Constantin Sunnerberg

Danish organizers say a Belgian artist has won the international Niels Bugge Cartoon Award that this year focused on artificial intelligence.

Lars Refn, the chairman of the international jury, said Friday that Constantin Sunnerberg won the 3,000-euro first prize for his "inspired" cartoon interpretation of AI depicting two robot-resembling figures.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Launching the new Sequential Magazine

From Sequential.

A revival of Sequential’s magazine edition by Canadian Independent Comic Book Wiki founder Brendan Montgomery. 

The goal of this publication is to expand the efforts of both Sequential and the Wiki to promote self-published and indie comic books made by Canadians. 

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Banksy painting self-destructs minutes after being sold at auction

From CTV News.

Moments after a famous Banksy painting was sold for more than $1.7 million during a live auction, the piece was shredded from inside its frame.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Political Cartoonist Hermenegildo Sábat Dies at 85

From The Buenos Aires Times,

Hermenegildo “Menchi” Sábat, the award-winning political cartoonist best known for his work with the Clarín newspaper, died peacefully in his sleep yesterday at the age of 85.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-serious A-to-Z Archive

From Black Dog and Leventhal.

This monumental, two-volume, slip-cased collection includes nearly 10 decades worth of New Yorker cartoons selected and organized by subject with insightful commentary by Bob Mankoff and a foreword by David Remnick.