Thursday, April 30, 2020

20th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition (Results)

Grand Prize: Arash Ekramifar, Iran

The jury, composed of four members of the Canadian Committee of World Press Freedom, met last March 31st to select the winners of the 20th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition.

The theme, this year, was "Pulling the plug on social media" and we received 313 entries from 30 countries.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

NCS Cartoonist of the Year nominees

From the Daily Cartoonist.

The National Cartoonists Society has announced their Cartoonist of the Year nominees:

Monday, April 27, 2020

Cartoonist survives Covid; responds by drawing a cartoon about it

From Jason Chatfield's website.

Cartoonist Jason Chatfield reveals what it’s like to get the coronavirus. (Spoiler alert: it’s horrible). So what’s a cartoonist to do after surviving Covid19?

Do a cartoon about it of course! His graphic (in more ways than one) tale of surviving the plague is must reading.


Sunday, April 26, 2020

The cartoon life of Matt Wuerker

From Politico.

"I have very little adult supervision" says Matt Wuerker, Politico's Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist, who enjoys a colorful career sketching Trump, Pelosi, and other characters.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Cartoonists for the Cause — Covid relief fundraisers

From the AAEC website and from Amazon.

Cartoonists from both side of the border are offering signed art in fundraisers and auctions to help out local institutions.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Canadian Cartoonists Against Covid-19

From the ACC website.

The Association of Canadian Cartoonists has set up a gallery on its' website to entertain (and remind) our fellow Canucks (and friends around the world) of the important part humour will play in keeping our spirits up and bringing us together. We are all affected by this crisis and over time this will become even more critical as community morale will be tested.

The cartoons can be seen here.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Mort Drucker 1929-2020

From the New York Post.

Mort Drucker, the renowned caricature artist behind many movie posters and the satiric illustrations of cult comedy staple Mad magazine died April 9 at his home in Woodbury, N.Y. He was 91.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020

The story behind "Not The New York Times"

From The New York Times.

In 1978, a mischievous band of writers that included George Plimpton and Nora Ephron teamed up to create a spoof of The New York Times. Turns out, Times journalists were among them.