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Another “America’s Rarest Cartoon” Auction

As Fine Books and Collections describes it: America’s rarest, rabble-rousing poke-in-the-eye to British Parliament – a seldom-seen political cartoon celebrating the 1773 Boston Tea Party – is expected to sell for more than $20,000 after surfacing in Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 25 Americana auction. It was published mere months after the Sons of Liberty, disguised as Mohawk […]

Posted on: Aug 20, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 0 Comments

In Other News…

Congratulations The Nib garnered three times more than requested in its Kickstarter bid to produce a magazine. It will join Funny Times and Humor Times as a periodical on the newsstand shelves, though The Nib magazine will be formatted different – a slick ‘bookazine’ instead of pulp tabloid, and featuring long-form political reporting and commentary. […]

Posted on: Aug 18, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 0 Comments

Clay Jones Joins the Counterinsurgency

To counter what it describes as President Donald Trump’s “dirty war against the free press,” The Boston Globe is urging newspapers across the country to take a coordinated stand against his anti-media attacks. And scores have already answered the call to battle. On Saturday, Marjorie Pritchard, the Globe’s deputy editorial page editor, told CNN that […]

Posted on: Aug 13, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 3 Comments

Paul Conrad: Enemy of the President

Over the last 150 years there were and are many great editorial cartoonists, you can name your favorites and I can name mine. There are fewer that we deem a Master of the Craft. Paul Conrad was a Master. Paul Conrad often claimed that making President Richard Nixon’s enemies list in 1973 was one of […]

Posted on: Aug 10, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 0 Comments

2018 AAEC Convention Schedule Set

An international line-up of Americans Ward Sutton, Matt Bors, Brian Fies, and Rob Rogers; Canadians Terry Mosher, Wes Tyrell, and Graeme McKay; New Zealanders Sharon Murdoch, Toby Morris, Rod Emmerson, and Nigel Buchanan. Hosted by Sacramento Bee editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman and Salt Lake Tribune cartoonist and AAEC President Pat Bagley. Plus seminars, exhibits, business […]

Posted on: Aug 9, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 0 Comments

Manafort Courtroom Sketch Artists

There are three sketch artists in the courtroom for Paul Manafort‘s financial crimes trial. Reuters is using the artwork of William (Bill) Hennessy, Jr.   The Associated Press is going with Dana Verkouteren.   NPR has the talents of Art Lien.   Network and cable news seem to be gravitating toward the Hennessy drawings. Hennessy […]

Posted on: Aug 7, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 0 Comments

Rex Babin-Thumbs Up; Thomas Nast-Thumbs Down

Drawing Caleeforneeya: Political Cartoons of Rex Babin, 1999 – 2012 The California Museum, in association with the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, is presenting a retrospective exhibit honoring Sacramento Bee editorial cartoonist Rex Babin. The exhibit, running August 14 – October 14, 2018, will coincide with the AAEC Convention in Sacramento, California the weekend of […]

Posted on: Aug 6, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 0 Comments

40 Years of Saad Cartoons

Dan Saad hasn’t been out of print since college. When U.S. newspaper circulation peaked at more than 60 million in the 1980s, his editorial cartoons graced the pages of The News-Herald. Three decades later, they still do. Dan’s AAEC profile says he “worked as the editorial cartoonist at the student newspaper, The South End, from […]

Posted on: Aug 6, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 0 Comments

A Short List of Quick Hits

Gary Varvel in the Public Square Gary Varvel is the guest on this weekend’s Story in the Public Square. Editorial cartoonists use illustration to offer a different perspective on the news and in doing so they challenge us to think in new ways. Gary Varvel brings a conservative perspective to his cartoons for the IndyStar. […]

Posted on: Aug 5, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: Comments Off on A Short List of Quick Hits

When a Cartoonist Goes Blind

A political cartoonist’s career began at The Daily Iowan and launched him into publishing in such outlets as The Washington Post and USA Today. Now, he faces blindness. Joe Sharpnack’s first “Campus Zero,” ran in The Daily Iowan on Nov. 3, 1986. (Daily Iowan Archives) Joe Sharpnack headed to The Daily Iowan with a lifetime […]

Posted on: Aug 1, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: Comments Off on When a Cartoonist Goes Blind

Quick Hits – Ed-Op Cartoons

Jim Carrey’s Anti-Trump Cartoons Since 2016, Carrey has created more than a hundred cartoons protesting the Trump Administration, a pastime that borders on the obsessive. “I fight him to the end,” he said recently, citing the Bhagavad Gita. New Yorker contributor Charles Bethea sits down with Jim Carrey about his spare time hobby of editorial […]

Posted on: Aug 1, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: Comments Off on Quick Hits – Ed-Op Cartoons

Firing of Israeli Cartoonist Avi Katz – Correction

A week ago I reported that Avi Katz had been fired from his regular Jerusalem Report assignment because he posted an offensive cartoon on his Facebook page. At the time I could find no sure report that the Jerusalem Report had printed the political cartoon. That has changed. Since that time it has been established […]

Posted on: Jul 31, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 1 Comment

Danziger Apologizes for Sanders’ Depiction

Editorial cartoonist Jeff Danziger withdrew and apologized for an unflattering caricature of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.   Political cartoonist Jeff Danziger apologized over the weekend for a “body shaming” caricature of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders he produced that was originally set to run in Vermont’s Rutland Herald newspaper. “That particular cartoon […]

Posted on: Jul 30, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: 3 Comments

Me The People – Pia Guerra Interview

Pia Guerra, New Yorker cartoonist and editorial cartoonist (not completely separate categories), has a hardcover book, Me The People, of her editorials coming out a month before the mid-term elections in the United States. Andrea Ayres talked to Pia about the book and editorial cartooning. Up until now I drew comics pages that when finished, […]

Posted on: Jul 29, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: Comments Off on Me The People – Pia Guerra Interview

JOIN, or DIE Newspaper Sells for $40,000

Four pages* of the May 9, 1754 issue of Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette, including the page with the original printing of the JOIN, or DIE cartoon sold for the minimum bid of $40,000. A buyer’s premium of 25% brought the total to $50,000. The auction started on July 26, 2018 at 5pm Pacific time. When […]

Posted on: Jul 28, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Comments: Comments Off on JOIN, or DIE Newspaper Sells for $40,000