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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

Shaming the Shameless

For the month leading into the US midterm elections the School of Visual Arts is hosting “Art as Witness: Political Graphics 2016 – 18,” an exhibition of over 200 satirical and politically charged illustrations, cartoons and animations from 53 artists. Ann Quito, for Quartz, reviews the exhibit. As the illustrator Victor Juhasz writes in the exhibition catalogue: […]

Posted on: Oct 20, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Shaming the Shameless

Cartoon Yahtzee – Why Does One Go Viral?

The past month has seen a number of editorial cartoons showing Lady Justice being assaulted by The Ruling Party.               But one from Canada “went viral.” Bruce MacKinnon’s cartoon shows a blindfolded Lady Justice being held down on a bed by Republican hands with her mouth covered.   The […]

Posted on: Oct 11, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

MAD’s ABCs of a School Shooting

A New York Times article features the latest MAD magazine. Mad Magazine, the 66-year-old humor publication, has been in free fall for years — in terms of both circulation and cultural relevance. This month, however, people as varied as the comedians John Hodgman and Patton Oswalt, as well as Lee Unkrich, a co-director of “Coco,” […]

Posted on: Oct 9, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic Books, Comments: Comments Off on MAD’s ABCs of a School Shooting

Jules Feiffer’s American Follies – new comic strip

Jules Feiffer has signed on to do a regular monthly comic strip for Tablet Magazine. Well, maybe not just a comic strip, maybe essays or a play or… It is my pleasure to announce, on behalf of the editors, a new feature at Tablet magazine, which will consist, beginning today, of regular contributions by Jules Feiffer. […]

Posted on: Oct 9, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment

Cartoonist Bruce Quast Retires From the Routine

For 24 years, Bruce Quast scoured the latest goings-ons in and around Rockford for opportunities to make people laugh — or think. The political cartoons he produced for the Register Star picked apart the news under four Rockford mayors and five Illinois governors. Bruce Quast‘s editorial cartoon has appeared weekly on the opinion page of […]

Posted on: Oct 6, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonist Bruce Quast Retires From the Routine

Baby Boomers: The Nib Death Issue (#1) is Here

Since Mike reminded some of us how old we are, let’s prepare ourselves with the recently released first print issue of The Nib, which deemed it apropos to debut with a Death Issue. The Nib has previewed a bit of the premiere issue’s contents at its site. For the younger generations, who plan to stick […]

Posted on: Oct 5, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Magazines, Comments: Comments Off on Baby Boomers: The Nib Death Issue (#1) is Here

Chris Britt: *Big Name* Criticism, Death Threats

Chris Britt‘s former newspaper, the Springfield (Illinois) State Journal-Register, reports that the editorial cartoonist… has received multiple death threats in connection with his recent cartoon depicting the praying 10-year-old daughter of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In an interview Chris told the State Journal-Register: “The reaction is unbelievable,” Chris Britt told the SJ-R in […]

Posted on: Oct 3, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Chris Britt: *Big Name* Criticism, Death Threats