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Bush 41 in Ed-Op Cartooning (and other stuff)

  George H. W. Bush is the overwhelming topic.   In the Orlando Sentinel Dana Summers recalls a 1989 White House luncheon for editorial cartoonists hosted By Bush 41.       The internal White House weekly cartoon roundup called “Friday Follies.” Ronald Reagan started “Friday Follies” during his administration, and Bush had kept the […]

Posted on: Dec 4, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

“White Supremacist Cartoonist” Accusations – updated

  In South Africa: The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) came under fire over the weekend for the use of an alleged right-wing cartoonist’s image as the feature image for one of their latest media releases. OUTA hired Jeremy Nell, aka ‘Jerm,’ to help in its fight against tax abuse and corruption in Cape Town. […]

Posted on: Dec 4, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

H.W. and Barbara Bush Bookend Tribute Cartoons

  Upon learning the news that George H. W. Bush had died editorial cartoonist Marshall Ramsey knew what to draw. This cartoon was going to be a bookend to the cartoon I created when Barbara Bush died. It was an idea I had thought of when he was so ill in April. But he was […]

Posted on: Dec 2, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 0 Comments

The Garry Trudeau Chronicles

  CBS Sunday Morning’s Sunday Profile for December 2, 2018 is Jane Pauley interviewing cartoonist Garry Trudeau. Garry Trudeau and Jane Pauley are, of course, husband and wife. After the intro to the piece a face to face interview starts off a bit awkward but quickly gets into the high points of Garry’s career and […]

Posted on: Dec 2, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment

Playing Catch (Up)

  Too Much of a Good Thing? Letter to the Editor of the Arizona Daily Star: But only one thing really bothers us: the lack of civility of your editorial cartoonist. I expect cartoonists to skewer those needing it; I don’t think it requires eviscerating them, and eating them for lunch. For example, I didn’t […]

Posted on: Nov 29, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Wayne Stayskal – RIP (updated)

Editorial and comic strip cartoonist Wayne Stayskal has passed away. WAYNE H. STAYSKAL (né Stejskal) December 11, 1931 – November 20, 2018 Columnist and friend Cal Thomas broke the news: Google “Great American Political Cartoonists” and you will undoubtedly find the late Herbert Block (aka “Herblock”) of The Washington Post, (Paul) Conrad of the Los […]

Posted on: Nov 26, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 5 Comments

Nancy Ohanian Wins 2018 Berryman Award

  Missed from earlier this month. Syndicated cartoonist Nancy Ohanian has won the National Press Foundation’s Clifford K. and James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons. Ohanian will be honored at the National Press Foundation’s annual journalism awards dinner on Feb. 13, 2019. In what is really a bit of understatement the NPF judges said: […]

Posted on: Nov 25, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Nancy Ohanian Wins 2018 Berryman Award

The Sport of Editorial Cartooning

  …a few days ago I saw a really interesting cartoon, and I want to talk about it today. The cartoon, which is about the California wildfires, was created by Ed Hall, an established political cartoonist whose work has appeared in major newspapers and magazines for many years. The notable thing about this one is […]

Posted on: Nov 21, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on The Sport of Editorial Cartooning

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: Comments Off on Political Cartoons and Cartoonists in the News

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: Comments Off on 100 Years Ago Today: Armistice!

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: Comments Off on Cartoonews*

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: Comments Off on Cartoonist Rob Rogers’ Journey

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: 1 Comment

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: Comments Off on The First Tuesday After The First Monday