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Stamp Cartoonists Talk

The Canada Post conversation with the editorial cartoonists honored this week is available. Serge Chapleau, Brian Gable, Bruce MacKinnon, Terry Mosher (Aislin) and Ian Macpherson (representing his father Duncan Macpherson) joined together for an entertaining discussion about their work, the industry and much more. Watch it here.  

Posted on: Oct 8, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Events, International, webinar, Comments: Comments Off on Stamp Cartoonists Talk

Bruce MacKinnon – Stamped and Profiled

Canada Post’s week of honoring editorial cartoonists continues with Bruce MacKinnon. MacKinnon’s first cartoon was published by the local weekly, The Casket, in his hometown of Antigonish, N.S., when he was 14. He studied fine arts at Mount Allison University and graphic design at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design – paying his […]

Posted on: Oct 8, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Profiles, Comments: Comments Off on Bruce MacKinnon – Stamped and Profiled

Eulogy For a Dying Art?

Is this the end of editorial cartooning? For Chris Lamb of The Chicago Tribune it is not so much a question as an inevitability. Though as Dave Whamond‘s cartoon shows it’s been said before and still the editoonists survive. © Dave Whamond What better time than during the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists‘ convention to […]

Posted on: Oct 7, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic history, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

AAEC Virtual Convention/ZoomFest ’21 – Oct. 8 & 9

The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists kicks off it’s annual convention tomorrow. ZoomFest ’21 features several virtual events that are open to the public on October 8 & 9, 2021.  The morning of October 8 sees the AAEC partnering with the Association of Canadian Cartoonists and Canada Post to join with the honored cartoonists for […]

Posted on: Oct 7, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Events, Interviews, Legal, webinar, Comments: Comments Off on AAEC Virtual Convention/ZoomFest ’21 – Oct. 8 & 9

Duncan Macpherson – Stamped and Profiled

Canada Post’s week of honoring editorial cartoonists continues with Duncan Macpherson. Duncan Macpherson is considered a giant of Canadian editorial cartooning. His witty cartoons challenged authority and tapped into public sentiment on domestic and world events while Macpherson himself helped reshape the trade for a generation of cartoonists. Among several firsts throughout his career, Macpherson […]

Posted on: Oct 7, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Events, International, Comments: Comments Off on Duncan Macpherson – Stamped and Profiled

Nick Anderson Joins Reform Austin as Managing Ed

Editorial Cartoonist Nick Anderson has joined the Reform Austin newsroom, where he will employ the artistic skill and political insights that earned a Pulitzer Prize to drive coverage of Texas government. As managing editor, Anderson is responsible for guiding Reform Austin’s efforts to give readers the unfiltered facts they need to hold Texas leaders accountable. […]

Posted on: Oct 6, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Newspaper industry, Comments: Comments Off on Nick Anderson Joins Reform Austin as Managing Ed

Terry Mosher – Stamped and Profiled

Canada Post’s week of honoring editorial cartoonists continues with Terry Mosher. Terry Mosher is a mischievous wag with an aptitude for tweaking noses. Best known as an editorial cartoonist, he is also an accomplished historian and effortless storyteller, with 52 books to his credit. At 78, he remains a work in progress. Mosher has drawn […]

Posted on: Oct 6, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Terry Mosher – Stamped and Profiled

Prophet Cartoonist Lars Vilks Dies in Car Crash

From BBC: Vilks was reported to be travelling in a civilian police vehicle which collided with a truck near the town of Markaryd in southern Sweden. Investigators said the collision, which also killed two police bodyguards, showed no signs of foul play. The 75-year-old artist had been living under police protection after receiving death threats […]

Posted on: Oct 5, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Controversies, Mohammed Cartoon, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Prophet Cartoonist Lars Vilks Dies in Car Crash

Brian Gable – Stamped and Profiled

Canada Post’s week of honoring editorial cartoonists continues with Brian Gable. Gable’s work is instantly recognizable, his style unmistakable. He regularly uses satire and sarcasm to poke fun at decision makers and institutions, and to highlight important issues facing our country and the world. For Gable, humour is a way to connect with readers. He […]

Posted on: Oct 5, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Brian Gable – Stamped and Profiled

Serge Chapleau – Stamped and Profiled

Canada Post’s week of honoring editorial cartoonists starts with Serge Chapleau. From doodling in the margins of his schoolbooks to drawing the biggest local and international personalities, Serge Chapleau has gone from pens to touchscreens in his half-century-long career. Known as Quebec’s most famous press cartoonist, he nonetheless frowns when asked about what that implies. […]

Posted on: Oct 4, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Serge Chapleau – Stamped and Profiled

Canada Goes Postal for Editorial Cartoonists

Over the next week, Canada Post will unveil five stamps that celebrate five of Canada’s greatest editorial cartoonists, whose thought-provoking and seminal work has helped shape our national fabric over the last half-century. Videos and stories will be shared with each unveiling. Beginning tomorrow Canada Post will celebrate editorial cartoonists by revealing a stamp honoring […]

Posted on: Oct 3, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Off/On Again Cartoonist Steve Artley Off Again

Steve Artley, who has retired and returned to the art of political cartooning, has decided to try a new venture to satisfy his editorializing. Following a 30-year political cartooning career, Steve Artley has transitioned his satirical prowess to another form: radio. Artley continues to maintain his illustration, advertising and marketing strategy support company, saying this […]

Posted on: Oct 2, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Off/On Again Cartoonist Steve Artley Off Again

Cartoonists in the News

As one of the last remaining full-time newspaper cartoonists left in the U.S., I was starting to feel like a contestant on one of those reality shows. You know, something like “Last Cartoonist Inking.” And then it’s like I was kicked off the show. After 31 years drawing award-winning cartoons for my beloved hometown newspaper, […]

Posted on: Sep 29, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Books, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonists in the News

Cartoonist Ben Garrison Self-Diagnosed w/ Covid – Update: Ben and Tina Okay

Original September 27, 2021 item: MAGA and anti-vaccine cartoonist Ben Garrison has self-diagnosed himself with Covid. Ben Garrison, a right-wing cartoonist known for his opposition to vaccines and his extremely flattering drawings of former President Donald Trump, told Gizmodo late Sunday that he contracted covid-19 and has been sick for about two weeks. But allegedly […]

Posted on: Sep 29, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 17 Comments

Convention Season Begins: CXC, AAEC, NCS/CAF

It’s a convention extravaganza for the next three weekends. Starting with Cartoon Crossroads Columbus. Alison Bechdel, Hilary Price, Jerry Craft, Jeff Smith, Shary Flenniken, Bianca Xunise, Steenz, Joey Alison Sayers, Jonathan Lemon, Trina Robbins, Shena Wolf, Roberta Gregory, Jules Rivera, Patrick McDonnell, Ben Towle, Brian Walker, Nick Anderson, Chris Samnee, and more guests.   Then […]

Posted on: Sep 28, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Comic Books, Comic strips, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, National Cartoonist Society, NCSFest, Comments: Comments Off on Convention Season Begins: CXC, AAEC, NCS/CAF