Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Ann Telnaes: 2019 in Cartoons

From The Washington Post.

Follow the link above for a review of Ann Telnaes' best editorial cartoons of 2019.

Monday, December 30, 2019

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Canadian Energy Centre's logo comes under fire a second time

From The Calgary Sun.

For the second time this month, the Canadian Energy Centre war room’s choice of a corporate logo has run into possible flak.

A California-based software company said Friday it’s considering legal action over the CEC’s use of a logo it deems similar to its own.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Practical guide for the protection of editorial cartoonists

From the Cartooning for Peace website.

Produced with the support of the European Union, designed for cartoonists and available on the Cartooning for Peace website, this document brings together advice and information that can guide those who face specific or persistent threats because of their profession. 

With tips, testimonies and useful links, it focuses as much on risk prevention as on the response to threats and attacks.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

The Addis Ababa Declaration for the Recognition of Cartooning as a Fundamental Right

From the DPDF Facebook page.

The Addis Ababa Declaration for the Recognition of Cartooning as a Fundamental Right, presented on May 3, 2019 at UNESCO Press Freedom Days in Addis Ababa and then handed over to the organization's Director General, has reached a new phase.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Gary Larson's Far Side is making a return

From the National Post.

Far Side creator Gary Larson is releasing new work for the first time in 24 years. The cartoonist had retired from his popular single-panel comic at 44 years old.

As part of a “new online era,” The Far Side has launched a new website, which is set to include periodic releases of old comic strips and unpublished sketches from Larson.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Unleashed: The Exhibit

From the Society of Illustrators.

Art by Leslie Coberg

Featuring a selection of art from the Society of Illustrators members. Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. 

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Results of the 7th Sinaloa International Cartoon Contest

First Prize - Yigit Akyol, Turkey

The theme of the 7th Sinaloa International Cartoon Contest was "Vanity".

Sunday, December 8, 2019

GB Political Cartoon of the Year Awards 2019

From Ellwood Atfield.

Gillray Goblet for the Political Cartoon of the Year – Rebecca Hendin (The Guardian)

Ellwood Atfield are delighted to announce the winners of The Political Cartoon of the Year Awards 2019, presented by Ken Clarke and Kate Hoey at our gallery in Westminster.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Algeria: Cartoonist Nime charged with "insullting the State"

From Cartoonists Rights Network.

"The Chosen One"

Abdelhamid Amine, known by the pen-name Nime, was arrested in Oran, Algeria amid a wider crackdown prior to next week’s presidential elections.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

18th Edition of the Sommets du cinéma d'animation

On Facebook.

Poster: Martine Frossard

You will find here the official selection of the 18th edition of the Sommets du cinéma d'animation, presented at the Cinématèque Québécoise from December 3 to 8, 2019.