Friday, June 30, 2023

Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani transferred to a Tehran hospital

From Cartoonist for Peace.

According to the latest information provided by her lawyer and shared by the Committee to Protect Journalists and Cartoonists Rights, Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani was admitted to intensive care on June 21, 2023 after being assaulted in prison. 

She had gone on a hunger strike because her food had been poisoned.

Monday, June 12, 2023

Pedro X. Molina, 2023 Havel Prize Laureate

From the Human Rights Foundation.

Nicaraguan political cartoonist Pedro X. Molina is one of the recipients of the 2023 Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent.

This year’s laureates will be recognized during a ceremony on Wednesday, June 14, at the 2023 Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) in Oslo, Norway. 

The Havel Prize ceremony will also be broadcast live at

Friday, June 9, 2023

Reuben Award finalists in Editorial Cartooning

From the National Cartoonists Society.

The short list for the NCS Reubens are out, and Clay Bennett, Matt Davies and Ruben Bolling are the nominees for the Editorial Cartooning division.

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Nancy Beiman Introduces "Fur Babies"

From Fur Babies

Veteran animator Nancy Beiman retired last Fall and then when Winter came, took up comic stripping.

Monday, June 5, 2023

Abecor wins the 2023 Robert Russell Courage in Cartooning Award

From Cartoonists Rights.

Abel Bellido Cordova (Abecor), of the Página Siete news service in Bolivia is the 2023 winner of the Robert Russell Courage in Cartooning Award.