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Political Cartoons and Cartoonists in the News

  Kevin Siers References A Past Master Not news but I enjoyed Kevin Siers tribute to the famous Robert Minor cartoon and using it for a current situation.     Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes Elsewhere someone takes a famous cartoonist’s old cartoon and changes it to please his own political ideology without so much as a fare-thee-well. Something […]

Posted on: Nov 17, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Stan Lee Tributes from Editorial Cartoonists

  Ramsey   Stiglich   Breen   Stahler   Heller   Enos   Beeler   Summers   McKee     Castillejos   Peters   Hall   Marlette   Englehart   Luckovich     below: November 14 additions Streeter   Archer   Darkow   Handelsman   Bell    

Posted on: Nov 13, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

100 Years Ago Today: Armistice!

    Paul Berge celebrates the end of The War to End All Wars with a selection of editorial cartoons from 100 years ago. The End was the beginning of cleaning up the mess. Or as Paul puts it: “every party needs its pooper.”     Paul has done an incredible job of following the […]

Posted on: Nov 11, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Journalism, Comments: 0 Comments

Cartoonews*

  Mike Thompson – 20 Years at The Freep Friday marks 20 years since I first walked into the front door of the Detroit Free Press as the new political cartoonist for the premier news organization in the most interesting news town in America. And this city and state has never left me wanting for topics […]

Posted on: Nov 10, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Cartoonist Rob Rogers’ Journey

  Enemy of the People: A Cartoonist’s Journey by Rob Rogers coming December 2018. 2018 has been an eventful time for Rob Rogers – from staff editorial cartoonist to fired staff cartoonist, and becoming a cause célèbre in the process. Rob writes about the unsettling year and his life leading up to it in a […]

Posted on: Nov 9, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Matt Bors Twitter: Suspended, Defended, Amended

  Before the polls opened in the U.S. on November 6 Matt Bors tweeted: Which resulted in, according to Matt:   and Twitter promptly suspended Matt’s account.     People, some well-known, noticed and responded. and   Twitter took notice of the objections and restored Matt’s account.       Matt is back on Twitter, […]

Posted on: Nov 8, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

The First Tuesday After The First Monday

Pogo by Doyle and Sternecky     Steve Breen     Joe Heller     Curtis by Ray Billingsley     Peanuts by Charles Schulz     Dwane Powell     Captain America by Jack Kirby and Syd Shores     Shouldn’t the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November be a national holiday? […]

Posted on: Nov 6, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Comments: 0 Comments

Newspaper News

  above: Sunday November 4, 2018 Pearls Before Swine   Creative Loafing Charlotte Ceases Print, Staff Let Go Alt-weekly newspaper Creative Loafing Charlotte in North Carolina has ceased print production with its October 31st 2018 edition. Creative Loafing, received an email Tuesday night from the paper’s publisher, Charles Womack III. Wednesdays are production days for […]

Posted on: Nov 3, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Newspaper industry, Comments: Comments Off on Newspaper News

More Cartoonists in the News

  Mike Luckovich Talks Politics …a lot of people now realize how fragile our democracy is… ArtsATL interviews Mike Luckovich about editorial cartooning and The State of The Union.     From one side of the fence to the other.     Antonio Branco Talks Politics I don’t shy away from the fact that I’m […]

Posted on: Nov 1, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on More Cartoonists in the News

Cartoonists in the News

  Ricardo Caté Cartooning Without Reservations Without Reservations is a daily comic in the Santa Fe New Mexican.  Creator Ricardo Caté’s subject material comes from his experience but also deals with political themes. Caté said his overall goal is to keep expanding his comic and be in more newspapers. “I want to make this nationwide,” […]

Posted on: Nov 1, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Kristallmorgen

  For the latest horror Rob Rogers alludes to another place, another time – days short of 80 years ago. Kristallnacht was not the beginning nor the end of the troubles then, and this is not the start or, unfortunately, the last we will see of such atrocities now. “I was a little hesitant to […]

Posted on: Oct 29, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Kristallmorgen

Cartoonist Steve Benson as Political Piñata

Current political tactics call for throwing as much against the wall as possible and hoping some sticks. A recent Steve Benson cartoon has become one such projectile. The race to fill retiring Senator Jeff Flake‘s seat in Arizona is neck and neck with Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema nearly tied in the polls. One or […]

Posted on: Oct 24, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Star-Telegram Apologizes for Rick McKee Cartoon – updated

“This cartoon serves no purpose aside from spreading xenophobic rhetoric and ideas.” “Slander, racism, blatant misogyny and ignorance — all neatly wrapped in one cartoon.”   “It reflects a sick, bigoted, racist, sexist mindset.” “The cartoon was appalling and offensive.”     Reader response to a political cartoon by Rick McKee, as published in the […]

Posted on: Oct 23, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Star-Telegram Apologizes for Rick McKee Cartoon – updated

Steve Kelley is New Post-Gazette Ed-Op Cartoonist

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Publisher and Editor-in-Chief John Robinson Block has announced the appointment of Steve Kelley as the Post-Gazette’s new editorial cartoonist. Said Mr. Block: “Since my grandfather acquired the Post-Gazette in 1923, cartooning has been a hallowed tradition of this newspaper. It is with great pride and pleasure that I welcome Steve Kelley. I am […]

Posted on: Oct 21, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Steve Kelley is New Post-Gazette Ed-Op Cartoonist

Stan Mack’s Comic Strip Letter to the Editor

Cartoonist Stan Mack responded to a New York Times piece with an illustrated letter of comment or, as the N. Y. Times is calling it, a “comic strip to the editor.”  

Posted on: Oct 20, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments