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Molly and the Bear book to hit shelves in 2016

I’ve always admired Bob Scott work on his comic Molly and the Bear, so I’m happy to see the comic being printed in book form. The book will hit shelves in March of next year. You can pre-order from Amazon.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2015,  Section: Books, Cartoons, Comic strips, Comments: 3 Comments

Review: Are Apple’s new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil artist ready?

Tom May, associate editor at Creative Bloq, reviews Apple’s newly announced Pro tablet iPad Pro along with the new stylus Apple Pencil. Having dropped the ball so much in the film-making arena (bad-mouthing Final Cut Pro seems to have become a professional sport within the movie industry), we weren’t sure could ever get back into […]

Posted on: Oct 7, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Technology, Comments: Comments Off on Review: Are Apple’s new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil artist ready?

Get ready for Inktober!

We’re about nine days away from Inktober – the month long challenge to draw and ink something interesting everyday and share it online. According to Jake Parker, the creator of the challenge, the rules are simple: Drawing in ink, post it online, use the hashtag #inktober. If you can’t commit to everyday, commit to something […]

Posted on: Sep 21, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Get ready for Inktober!

Don’t forget the Kenosha Festival of Cartooning is this week!

Just a reminder for those living in and around Kenosha, WI (or have airline miles to burn), that this weekend is the Kenosha Festival of Cartooning. Organizer Anne Morse Hambrock has a very strong and entertaining line-up that will include gag cartoonist Mark Anderson, editorial cartoonist and creator of Candorville and Rudy Park, Darrin Bell, […]

Posted on: Sep 14, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, Gatherings, Comments: 4 Comments

Check out the 1980’s Fantistic Funnies tv show with your fav newspaper comics

Charles Brubaker has posted a fascinating piece over at Cartoon Research about the 1980’s ?The Fantastic Funnies? television show wherein actress Loni Anderson, best known for WKRP in Cincinnati, introduces and talks to cartoon characters from newspaper comics of the day. Here’s the intro video. Charles has posted seven other YouTube videos from that program […]

Posted on: Aug 11, 2015,  Section: Animation, Cartoons, Comic history, Comic strips, Comments: 2 Comments

Carvtober – get your comic characters on Halloween pumpkins and support your favorite charity

This week The Daily Cartoonist is sponsored by Carvtober. CARVTOBER.com is a venue where artists (amateur or professional) are able to raise money for the charity of their choice by making a unique pumpkin carving patterns available for purchase by fans and supporters for a nominal fee of $1.98. Now fans can enjoy their favorite […]

Posted on: Jul 15, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Carvtober – get your comic characters on Halloween pumpkins and support your favorite charity

This Modern World Kickstarter campaign raised $87k in less 24 hours

The Kickstarter campaign to create a two-volume compilation of This Modern World to mark the 25th anniversary of Tom Tomorrow’s work raised $87,000 in less than 24 hours and with 26 more days left in the campaign has raised over $132,000 as of this writing. Raising money at that pace, Dan Perkins (the real name […]

Posted on: Jul 9, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on This Modern World Kickstarter campaign raised $87k in less 24 hours

NCS Foundation announces Celebrity Cartoonist Caribbean Cruise

So a really cool thing is in the works – not just in the works, it is happening this January. National Cartoonists Society Foundation President Steve McGarry has organized a week-long Caribbean Cartoonist Celebrity Cruise. These aren’t just B-rated or has-been cartoonist “celebrities”, we’re talking four Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonists (two of which have been […]

Posted on: Jun 26, 2015,  Section: Awards, Cartoons, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 8 Comments

Vic and Nat’ly creator Bunny Matthews announced he has a brain cancer

From Gambit: Bunny Matthews, who created the quintessential comic-strip Yats “Vic and Nat’ly” in 1982, announced today in a Facebook post that he is suffering from brain cancer. Matthews, whose cartoons appeared in Gambit for years (along with every other local publication), has provoked, skewered and amused the New Orleans arts, music and media communities […]

Posted on: Jun 24, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Comic history, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Vic and Nat’ly creator Bunny Matthews announced he has a brain cancer

Investigation called in Sentinel plagiarism; 81 of 84 cartoons found to be copies; paper owner: ‘meh’

My headline is wordy, but there are several updates to the The Montgomery Sentinel cartoon plagiarism case since it was first revealed three weeks ago. Tom Moore, the city councilman who brought attention to the issue, wrote the paper’s owner hoping that perhaps if he went high enough into the paper’s chain of command, that […]

Posted on: Jun 23, 2015,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartoons, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 3 Comments

Atena Faraghdani’s attorney arrested for shaking her hand

As if the news of Iranian activist and artist Atena Faraghdani’s being sentenced for 12.5 years for posting a cartoon on Facebook was outrageous enough, Global Village is reporting that Atena’s attorney has also been arrested for … shaking her hand. From The Global Village: Mohammad Moghimi, the attorney of the Iranian activist and cartoonist […]

Posted on: Jun 16, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Atena Faraghdani’s attorney arrested for shaking her hand

Thank you Carvtober.com; Fund your fav charity and turn your cartoons into pumpkins

I want to thank this last week’s sponsor, Carvtober.com. Carvtober.com is a unique project that provides cartoonists such as yourself a way to help fund your favorite charities with no financial risk to the charity or yourself. Simply create a pattern with your line-art, register your charity and upload your art to Carvtober.com. The pattern […]

Posted on: Jun 16, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Thank you Carvtober.com; Fund your fav charity and turn your cartoons into pumpkins

NYT profiles the rise of women in comics

From the New York Times: Back in 1990, comics pretty much looked like a Y chromosome. Marvel and DC?s male superheroes still dominated; alternative comics, having emerged from the death of the old undergrounds scene, were primarily male; and it was almost newsworthy to see a woman at a convention. Today, Ms. Bechdel and Marjane […]

Posted on: Jun 15, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on NYT profiles the rise of women in comics

Mark Anderson’s Reuben Awards presentation

I’ve seen Mark present a couple of times now. He’s both funny and informative.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Comic strips, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 3 Comments

Matt Bors explains changes at The Nib

Matt Bors explains changes are afoot at The Nib, which in the last couple of years has become a notable place the web for comics. But a daily lineup was in many ways a very traditional approach to publishing. And a traditional approach to publishing has never been Medium?s thing. So we?re making changes to […]

Posted on: Jun 1, 2015,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartoons, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment