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Schiff Hits the Fan – Animated Political Satire Toon

Jan 22, 2020 by D. D. Degg

Riffing on the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote cartoons President Trump’s Assistant to the President and Director of Social Media at the White House, Dan Scavino, tweeted a 90-second “Politizoid” cartoon, produced in “Hollywood U.S.A., AKA Adam Schiff’s Back Yard.” — Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) January 22, 2020 Details at the Daily Caller.

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Paw Print: The World of Peter Waldner

Jan 22, 2020 by D. D. Degg

Peter Waldner usually keeps a sketch pad within arm’s reach: in his car, on a bedside table, for whenever inspiration strikes. “I’m still old school,” he explained during a recent interview at his Worthy Way studio. “In the middle of the night, I’d jot ideas down and the next morning I’d read it and have […]

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CSotD: Racing With The Lion

Jan 22, 2020 by Mike Peterson

I’m going to reach across the sea to start the day, with a Chris Riddell cartoon that, in fact, ran a few days before the Impeachment Trial began. Not only is the whole world watching, but the whole world knows what they’re watching. And I suppose we should know, too, but seeing it unfold yesterday […]

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Pulitzer Prize…Deadline Imminent! January 24!

Jan 21, 2020 by D. D. Degg

Entry deadline: Jan. 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Entry fee: $75 per entry – paid by credit card only (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover). Cartooning category: Cartoons should be uploaded as JPEGs. If they are animated, enter via URLs. For a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of […]

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NCS Last Call…Imminent Deadline! January 23!

Jan 21, 2020 by D. D. Degg

Your submissions must be delivered to their respective locations by January 23, 2020 for consideration   The National Cartoonists Society website has the entry forms and details. You DO NOT have to be a member of the NCS to have your work considered for a divisional award.  

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2020 Garry Trudeau-Zonker Saranac Poster/Button

Jan 21, 2020 by D. D. Degg

For the 40th year Doonesbury cartoonist Garry B. Trudeau has created a collectible button for the Saranac Winter Carnival. And it’s a beauty. Trudeau’s illustration shows “Doonesbury” character Zonker as a knight riding a winged unicorn, gazing at a sword being held out of a lake by a hand, a la Excalibur. Since 2012 Garry […]

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At Home with Marcus Hamilton (Photo Essay)

Jan 21, 2020 by D. D. Degg

Photographer Wade Allen and The Shelby Star spent part of this past weekend visiting Dennis the Menace cartoonist Marcus Hamilton, and recorded the visit.  

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Cavna Article Covering Editorial Cartoonists Tops WaPo’s Weekend Reads

Jan 21, 2020 by Daily Cartoonist Staff

Michael Cavna’s piece interviewing editorial cartoonists on the differences between the Trump and Clinton impeachments was in the Top-5 of the most trafficked stories on the Washington Post’s site over the weekend. From the piece: Steve Breen: “When I did cartoons critical of Clinton’s misdeeds in the ’90s, I would never get readers telling me […]

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CSotD: Homework is 90% of your grade

Jan 21, 2020 by Mike Peterson

  I’m not necessarily standing behind anything today, but I’m promoting the idea of doing your damn homework, so I got a laugh out of Ann Telnaes’ reaction to a new federal policy cutting back on people working at home rather than at a desk in an office. As she notes, Dear Leader is more […]

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Wolfgang Fuchs – RIP

Jan 20, 2020 by D. D. Degg

Comics author, historian, and translator Wolfgang J. Fuchs has passed away. Wolfgang J. Fuchs September 16, 1945 – January 20, 2020 author, journalist, film historian comics author, historian, translator   From Karen Green, Curator for Comics and Cartoons at Columbia University Libraries: Just seeing the news, posted by his daughter Anna, that Wolfgang Fuchs passed […]

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A Winter Wonderland of Famous Funnies

Jan 20, 2020 by D. D. Degg

Crime SuspenStories “Jolting (or Joking) Tales of Tension” – I’ve been enjoying Dan Thompson‘s detective noir parody. This particular Crime Story, ripped from the files of Rip Haywire, began three weeks ago.   Young Romance However Don Wimmer strikes me as three weeks early with today’s Rose is Rose. Although it is never a bad […]

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CSotD: Decisions and opinions, mostly bad

Jan 20, 2020 by Mike Peterson

Pat Bagley takes on the new guidance from the Trump administration that it is no longer required for schools to serve nutritious meals anymore, a reversal of First Lady Michelle Obama’s work to help improve children’s health which, others have noted, was announced on her birthday. Not sure if the timing was a coincidence of […]

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Norm Feuti’s Retail Closing

Jan 19, 2020 by D. D. Degg

Norm Feuti has announced that he is ending his Retail comic strip. After a little more than 14 years, I’ve decided to retire my comic strip, RETAIL. The final installment will run on Sunday, February 23, 2020. I’ve been lucky in recent years to have multiple opportunities creating children’s books, and have decided to take […]

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“Feiffer On Nixon” in the Trump Era

Jan 19, 2020 by D. D. Degg

  “It’s déjà vu all over again.” – Yogi Berra So Michael Tisserand took 1974’s Feiffer On Nixon down from the shelf… Recently, I re-read Feiffer on Nixon while, in the background, live impeachment proceedings played over my computer. It produced a feeling that, at least for a short time, mimicked a sense of calm. […]

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CSotD: The Book Nook

Jan 19, 2020 by Mike Peterson

Patrick Chappatte’s summary expulsion from the NYTimes’ International Edition drew a lot of attention last June. For those who missed it, some cloth-eared wretch selected an editorial cartoon that, while essentially just accusing Trump of following Israeli leader Netanyahu like a blind man being led by a dog, contained some dubious imagery that, if it […]

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