Thursday, February 28, 2019

My entries in the "Brexit - The Cartoons" contest

The jury of the "Brexit - The Cartoons" contest selected my cartoon "The road to Brexit" for the exhibition and approved "Theresa May at the door" as an entry.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Controversial Serena Williams cartoon ruled not to have breached press standards

From CNN.

A widely criticized  newspaper cartoon, by Australian Mark Knight, showing tennis legend Serena Williams jumping up and down next to a broken racket and a pacifier which she had spat out was not racist, according to the country's media watchdog. 

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Save the "Non Sequitur" Comic Strip

From Elayne Boosler's Official Site.

This is the Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 cartoon which led to 100 newspapers canceling the brilliant Wiley Miller strip,
Non Sequitur. Can you even find the word that caused this?

Friends, and Lovers of Truth, Justice, Freedom and Comedy,

The great, multi-award winning cartoon strip, Non Sequitur, by humanitarian and genius Wiley Miller, has been canceled by over 100 newspapers this week over last Sunday’s cartoon. 

After decades of award winning genius, and producing over 9,896 funny, brilliant and touching cartoons, last Sunday Wiley included a “wink” to the Resistance in the strip. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Turkish Cartoonist Musa Kart Returns to Prison

From Cartoonists Rights Network.

All the Cumhuriyet co-accused sentenced to less than five years must serve their prison terms after the appellate court rules the 2017/18 trial lawful.

CRNI is distressed and outraged by the court ruling in Ankara earlier today. Musa’s own reaction was swift and betrayed a degree of resignation to his fate:

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

de Adder apologizes for controversial cartoon

From the CBC and Global News.

Halifax political cartoonist Michael de Adder says he will no longer depict women in violent situations.

His decision was sparked by a cartoon he posted last week on the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

‘Non Sequitur’ comic strip hides Trump profanity

From The Philadelphia Inquirer.

The Butler Eagle, a Pennsylvania newspaper, has dropped cartoonist Wiley Miller's comic strip Non Sequitur over a profane message about President Donald Trump drawn into one of its panels.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Tomi Ungerer dies at 87

From Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace.

Strasbourg author, illustrator and illustrator Tomi Ungerer died on Friday night in Cork, Ireland, at the home of his daughter Aria. He was found in the morning at 9:00 in bed.

The artist was 87 years old and leaves behind a huge work of which a museum in Strasbourg ensures the radiation.

Friday, February 8, 2019

The PEI Guardian adds de Adder and MacKinnon to its pages

From the PEI Guardian.

The (PEI) Guardian is adding two of Canada’s top cartoonists and their opinionated snapshots, from lighthearted to biting offerings, to its editorial pages.

Beginning today, Michael de Adder and Bruce MacKinnon will take turns creating a cartoon for the newspaper’s Monday to Friday newspapers.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

The ABCs of Style: A Graffiti Alphabet

Filled with 26 colorful marker drawings contributed by some of graffiti art's ultimate style masters, The ABCs of Style is part children's book, part adult art primer, tracking the evolution of graffiti letterforms.