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The First Peanuts Comic Strip in 3-D Pop-Up

  Gene Kannenberg, Jr., famed librarian, comics historian, and cartoonist, has created a book that Peanuts Inc must publish. It is a 3-D pop-up of the first Peanuts comic strip of October 2, 1950.   Check it out on Gene’s Twitter feed or as a widescreen Facebook video.    

Posted on: Dec 5, 2019,  Section: book, Children's Books, Comic strips, Comments: 0 Comments

Richard Marschall and Theodore Roosevelt

The Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University was built to study and analyze the life and legacy of the 26th President. The university recently hired a cartoon archivist who will add to Roosevelt’s legacy, and he says it’s a position you can’t find anywhere else. And that cartoon archivist? To continue making this digital […]

Posted on: Nov 8, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, book, Caricature, Comic history, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Journalism, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Richard Marschall and Theodore Roosevelt

Editorial Cartoons: How Far is Too Far?

above: Boris Johnson in The Times by Peter Brookes Tim Benson looks back at the cartoons of 2019 and asks, “How far can you go in making people think but not being tasteless”? In April, the international edition of The New York Times published a controversial cartoon. It showed a blind Donald Trump, wearing a […]

Posted on: Nov 2, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, book, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Editorial Cartoons: How Far is Too Far?

Life is Hard and Damned Unfair – Dejects

Dejects, a chronicle of a career’s rejected comics by Emmy award-winning cartoonist Jay Stephens, launched in Montreal last week, raised money and awareness for mental health. Dejects is a crowdfunded, mature comic book from an artist otherwise known for his work as a writer-illustrator for Chickadee Magazine, OWL Magazine and as a cartoonist for Nickelodeon, […]

Posted on: Oct 12, 2019,  Section: book, Comic Books, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Life is Hard and Damned Unfair – Dejects

Front Lines: Political Cartooning and the Battle for Freedom of Speech

If you are headed to the AAEC Convention/CXC Festival be sure to pick up this limited edition, soon-to-be-collectors’-item book available only there this weekend. As the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists tweeted: Politico’s [Matt Wuerker] & a slew of guest cartoonists have put together a book that ties into “Front Line: Editorial Cartoonists & the […]

Posted on: Sep 24, 2019,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, book, Cartoons, Conventions, Editorial cartooning, Exhibits, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Front Lines: Political Cartooning and the Battle for Freedom of Speech

Dozi the Alligator to hit bookshelves in May

Heritage Builders Publishing has announced that it will publish the ?Dozi the Alligator? children?s series by award-winning cartoonist Daniel Boris. The first book in the series, ?Dozi the Alligator Finds a Family,? will be released on May 15, 2015. Congratulations to Daniel Boris. It’s great to see this come to fruition.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2015,  Section: book, Children's Books, Comments: 2 Comments

Eisner Award nominations announced

The Eisner Award nominees have been announced. Several nominees are of interest to readers of this blog. Jerry Scott and Rick Kirkman are nominated in the category of Best Humor Publication for their collection BBXX: Baby Blues Decades 1 & 2. Also in this category is a nomination for Naked Cartoonists edited by Gary Groth. […]

Posted on: Apr 16, 2013,  Section: book, Books, cart, Cartoons, Comic strips, Comments: 3 Comments