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Archives for November, 2015

Rob Rogers wins this year’s Berryman Award

A big congratulations to a well deserving editorial cartoonist, Rob Rogers of the Pittsburg Post-Gazette, for being awarded this year’s Berryman Award for Editorial Cartooning. From the Post-Gazette: The winning portfolio included cartoons about police facing cellphone video cameras, the Charlie Hebdo killings in Paris, the campaign between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders for […]

Posted on: Nov 24, 2015,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 6 Comments

Kentucky Governor-elect opposes Syrian refugees. And Joel Pett

Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin has come out opposed to resettlement of Syrian refugees in his state. In response Lexington Herald-Leader editorial cartoonist Joel Pett ran a cartoon depicting Bevin as scared of his own adopted children from Ethiopia. Bevin stated the following in response: ?They say a picture is worth a thousand words,? Bevin said […]

Posted on: Nov 20, 2015,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 14 Comments

Video review: Apple iPad Pro vs Wacom Cintiq

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015,  Section: Technology, Comments: Comments Off on Video review: Apple iPad Pro vs Wacom Cintiq

Bob Englehart takes buy-out

Bob Englehart, who has been at the Hartford current for newrly 35 years, has announced he’s taken a buyout and his last catoon will run on Thanksgiving Day. He post the following on Facebook. The rumors are true. I?m taking the buyout from the Hartford Courant. I?ve read the tea leaves and consulted smarter people […]

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Iranian cartoonist Hadi Heidari sent to prison

From the New York Times: Hadi Heidari, a cartoonist at the Shahrvand newspaper, was arrested on Monday and sent to Tehran’s Evin prison, his lawyer told Reuters in a telephone interview from Tehran. “He was convicted two years ago for his cartoons and was sentenced to one year in jail. The authorities had a different […]

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Iranian cartoonist Hadi Heidari sent to prison

Calvin and Hobbes turns 30

   Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the launch of Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes.  To note the anniversary Lee Salem recalls working with Bill: You worked closely with Watterson for more than 10 years, remaining a friend after 30 years. Please share a few of your favorite memories of working with him. From an editorial […]

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015,  Section: comic, Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment

Hilary Price provides a densely packed post on cool cartooning stuff

Hilary Price sends out a “charming yet infrequent” newsletter with an assortment of things related to her comic Rhymes With Orange. Her last one is packed with really cool tidbits, so I hope you click through and give it a full read. Here’s a summary of her post. She, and other artists in her studio, […]

Posted on: Nov 3, 2015,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Hilary Price provides a densely packed post on cool cartooning stuff

Video: How to draw Donald Trump by David Fitzsimmons

Funny (and instructional) video from Arizona Daily Star’s David Fitzsimmons on how to draw Donald Trump.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2015,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 4 Comments

College paper runs offensive cartoon, cancels subscription to syndicate who provided it

Cartoon courtesy of Cagle Cartoons The Daily Illini, a college newspaper at University of Illinois, ran a Rick McKee cartoon (above) last week that offended many in the student body. The paper has since issued an apology stating that the “cartoon was run with frivolous regard, and in no way represents our ideals as an […]

Posted on: Nov 3, 2015,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 54 Comments

Anne Morse Hambrock honored in Kenosha for organizing cartoon festival

Congratulations are in order to Anne Morse Hambrock, the creator of The Kenosha Festival of Cartooning. Anne was one of four who were recognized by Kenosha city for their efforts to expand art appreciation in the city. From the Kenosha News: Kenosha’s Commission on the Arts wants to make one thing clear: The city?s vibrant […]

Posted on: Nov 2, 2015,  Section: Comic strips, Gatherings, Comments: 4 Comments