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More at the Billy Ireland: MAD, CXC, AAEC, JAN

If you are heading to get some book bargains at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, you may want to arrive earlier and visit the current MAD magazine exhibit before hitting the book sale. Artistically MAD: Seven Decades of Satire is on display until late October. This comprehensive exhibition will showcase original drawings and […]

Posted on: Aug 9, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on More at the Billy Ireland: MAD, CXC, AAEC, JAN

Monday Morning Quick Hits

Mutts Comic Con Tribute Title Panel Patrick McDonnell‘s annual Comic Con comic strip  appeared yesterday. Some may have missed his Mutts title panel tribute that is usually dropped. Above: the July 22, 2018 Mutts title panel and the inspiration from 1963. The full Mutts strip can be read at the Arcamax site.     Cartoonist […]

Posted on: Jul 23, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on Monday Morning Quick Hits

It’s an R. C. Harvey Free-For-All!

Noted comics and cartoon news reporter and historian Robert C. Harvey has opened up his site for all. Usually behind a (minimal) paywall, once a year Bob opens up the current and archived offerings for all to view, and for the next month that time is now! All of the Rants & Raves postings (through […]

Posted on: Jul 15, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on It’s an R. C. Harvey Free-For-All!

Mid-Week Quick Hits (June 28)

Ask A Cartoonist: Where Do You Find Inspiration? James Allen: “Mark Trail stories are inspired, initially, from actual news stories.” Bill Holbrook: “…the process is a mystery to me even after all these years.” Alex Hallatt: “I always gain inspiration from walking, especially uphill…” (??!!) For the full responses from the above, and more, go […]

Posted on: Jun 28, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on Mid-Week Quick Hits (June 28)

Senior Strippers

Happy Birthday Joe Giella, born June 27, 1928! Joe becomes the latest creator to join the Senior Strippers list. A list of cartoonists who for 90+ years continue to survive “the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to.” Below is, as best as I can determine, a list of cartoonists who continue to carry […]

Posted on: Jun 27, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on Senior Strippers

The Funny Pages (Summer Solstice Edition)

Eyebeam by Sam Hurt via The Austin Chronicle comics page.   1930 photobomber by Jefferson Machamer (Judge magazine) via Curious Bygone Days.   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Introduces New Editorial Cartoonist Reeve Cannon via Breaking Burgh.   Out of the Inkwell by Max Fleischer and more via Yesterday I Was A Dog (hat tip: Bristol Board).   […]

Posted on: Jun 21, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on The Funny Pages (Summer Solstice Edition)

Jules Feiffer, Village Voice, and Memory Lane

Talking with the legendary Voice cartoonist about characters who were born in the Fifties, lived through the Eighties, and are still kicking today. [R. C. Baker] sat down with the octogenarian artist and writer to discuss, among many other things, his screenplay for the new movie Bernard and Huey, directed by Dan Mirvish. Feiffer’s inaugural […]

Posted on: Jun 13, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on Jules Feiffer, Village Voice, and Memory Lane

The Funny Pages

Not so funny – the sad state of society our children have to deal with. Today’s Baldo by Hector Cantú and Carlos Castellanos   Moving on to funnier stuff. A couple of Panthers by Frank Cho   Rob Stolzer appreciates cartoonist Lichty. As does Stephen Worth at Animation Resources.   Last week’s used book store […]

Posted on: Jun 12, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: 1 Comment

Weekend Quick Hits – Cartoonists

Beloved cartoonist Nicole Hollander reflects on a life after ‘Sylvia’ in a 30 minute radio interview. above Nicole Hollander and Justin Kaufmann Groundbreaking syndicated cartoonist and writer Nicole Hollander (“Sylvia”) joins Justin [Kaufmann] to discuss her new illustrated memoir, “We Ate Wonder Bread.” Nicole talks about her illustrious career, why she decided to write a […]

Posted on: Jun 10, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on Weekend Quick Hits – Cartoonists

Some Quick Hits

First look at the animated Addams Family movie! Courtesy MGM and Behind The Thrills comes a peek at the upcoming (next year) animated movie feature of Charles Addams classic creation. Warning: link contains an earworm!   Jules Feiffer Has Never Been Happier Feiffer expresses great enthusiasm for his latest project, which is something he never […]

Posted on: Jun 5, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on Some Quick Hits

Cartoonist Profile: Here’s George Booth

“Here, George!”  by Sandra Boynton and George Booth was released last week. George Booth began his cartooning career 70 years ago after World War 2. Recently George sat down with The Wall Street Journal to talk about those beginnings. That September, when the war ended, I was in Oahu waiting to be shipped home when […]

Posted on: May 8, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Children's Books, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonist Profile: Here’s George Booth

Cartoonist Profiles*

Cartoonist William Hamilton’s widow recalls a peculiar work habit of the cartoonist. https://www.truthdig.com/articles/the-sound-of-wit/ Later this month the National Cartoonists Society will award The Reuben to The Cartoonist of the Year. What better time to remember Rube Goldberg. Yesterday The Smithsonian did just that. During his 72-year career, cartoonist Rube Goldberg produced more than 50,000 drawings and thousands of comic strips. […]

Posted on: May 2, 2018,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonist Profiles*

Cartoonist’s Cartoonists: Jerry Scott

Lightening doesn’t often strike twice in the comics world. Jerry Scott is the co-creator of two of the most widely syndicated comic strips on the market right now – Baby Blues and Zits. Jerry’s cut his teeth in syndication back in 1983 when he took over Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy comic strip which he did for for 12 years eventually handing it over to Guy Gilchirst in 1995.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2010,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic strips, Comments: 2 Comments

The return of the Cartoonist’s Cartoonists

Back in the late 2007, I began a feature called, “The Cartoonist’s Cartoonists” – a tribute feature where a notable cartoonist is invited to share with The Daily Cartoonist readers the cartoonists (or artists) that they feel have had an impact on their work or whose work they admire. Think of it as a celebrity […]

Posted on: Jun 28, 2010,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Daily Cartoonist, Comments: 5 Comments

Cartoonist’s Cartoonists: Dan Piraro

Dan’s website Dan’s blog Follow Dan on Twitter Find Bizarro books at Amazon News Coverage Download his Bizarro app from the App Store With the return of the Cartoonist’s Cartoonists feature, I could think of no better person to kick it off than this year’s National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the […]

Posted on: Jun 28, 2010,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comments: 4 Comments