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Editorial Cartoonist Ricky Nobile Gets New Client

The Clarksdale (Miss.) Press Register will be featuring the work of editorial cartoonist Ricky Nobile each week on their opinion page. Ricky has been providing locally-themed cartoons to Mississippi newspapers since 1971. Ricky has provided over 48 years of editorial cartoons on Mississippi politics to over 40 newspapers and is the editorial cartoonist for The […]

Posted on: Jun 21, 2018,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Editorial Cartoonist Ricky Nobile Gets New Client

CNN’s Jake Tapper Interviews Rob Rogers on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette not Running His Work

CNN interviewed Pittsburgh Post-Gazette cartoonist Rob Rogers to discuss the paper’s recent decisions not to run Rob’s work. https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/06/06/cartoonist-anti-trump-sketches-cut-from-paper-tapper-lead.cnn

Posted on: Jun 7, 2018,  Section: AAEC, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on CNN’s Jake Tapper Interviews Rob Rogers on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette not Running His Work

Cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé is Free

The Cartoonists Rights Network International (CRNI) is reporting that jailed cartoonist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé (aka Jamón y Queso) has been released from prison in Equatorial Guinea and is now safe and free in Spain. From their site: Esono Ebalé, a prominent artist and cartoonist often critical of the government, who traveled to Equatorial Guinea […]

Posted on: May 29, 2018,  Section: Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé is Free

Al Goodwyn returns to the Aiken Standard

After more than a decade cartoonist and illustrator Al Goodwyn‘s editorial cartoons are returning to the Aiken (S.C.) Standard. Goodwyn, who was the cartoonist for the Standard in the late ’90s and early 2000s, will provide insight in a humorous way on local, state and national topics. His cartoons will regularly appear twice a week […]

Posted on: May 13, 2018,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Al Goodwyn returns to the Aiken Standard

Glenn McCoy No Longer Working at the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat

According to Glenn’s Facebook his last day as editorial cartoonist at the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat was yesterday. We’ll update as we know more.  

Posted on: May 12, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Herblock Prize Ceremony and Reception in Photos

If you missed Ward Sutton getting the Herblock Prize last night, don’t worry. Bruce Guthrie was there with his camera and is sharing the pictures. The Prize and The Young Man who won it. photos © Bruce Guthrie Bruce Guthrie’s photo gallery of The Presentation is here. Bruce Guthrie’s photo gallery of The Reception is […]

Posted on: May 10, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Herblock Prize Ceremony and Reception in Photos

WaPo on Ward Sutton and the Emergence of Sequential Award Winners

Washington Post’s Michael Cavna profiles and interviews 2018 Herblock Prize winner Ward Sutton of The Boston Globe. “I’ve spent my entire professional career as a freelancer — it is a fun and liberating way to work, and I’ve come to take the insecurities that come with it in stride at this point,” Sutton says. “It […]

Posted on: May 9, 2018,  Section: AAEC, AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on WaPo on Ward Sutton and the Emergence of Sequential Award Winners

Herblock Prize Ceremony Tonight

The Boston Globe and The Nib cartoonist Ward Sutton will be honored by the Herb Block Foundation tonight as the 2018 winner of their eponymous prize. According to the Herb Block Foundation site:  “We were greatly impressed by the quality and breadth of submissions, with so much outstanding work being done in all types of political […]

Posted on: May 9, 2018,  Section: AAEC, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Herblock Prize Ceremony Tonight

It’s Awards Season

From The Pulitzers in mid-April to The Reuben come late May, it’s Awards season. Let’s start with the 18th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition. This year’s theme was “The high price of a free press” and Bado shows us the winners and some very profound cartoons at http://bado-badosblog.blogspot.com/2018/05/18th-world-press-freedom-international.html Last month The Society of […]

Posted on: May 4, 2018,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on It’s Awards Season

Pat Oliphant donates Archive to Univ. Virginia

The University of Virginia is the new home of the papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Patrick Bruce Oliphant. The archive…includes more than 6,000 of Oliphant’s daily political cartoon drawings, including the plate used by the Denver Post to print the cartoon that earned him the Pulitzer Prize. University Librarian and Dean of Libraries John […]

Posted on: May 1, 2018,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Pat Oliphant donates Archive to Univ. Virginia

John Locher Award expanded to graphic journalists, web cartoonists

The John Locher Award has a new website and an expanded criteria for eligibility that includes graphic journalists and web cartoonists. Application for the award is now free.  For full eligibility details, visit the new site. Entry deadline is April 15.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2016,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 3 Comments

Matt Bors’ The Nib lands at First Look Media

A nice development for Matt Bors’ The Nib. First Look Media today announced that they have partnered with award winning cartoonist Matt Bors on his irreverent comics publication, The Nib. Formerly part of the online platform Medium, The Nib will re-launch this summer through First Look Media as an independent daily publication and online newsletter. […]

Posted on: Feb 11, 2016,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Egyptian cartoonist arrested for running website without a license

From the New York Times: An Egyptian cartoonist, whose work is occasionally critical of government figures, was arrested in the capital, Cairo, on Sunday and charged with running a webpage without a license, the country’s Interior Ministry said in a statement. The arrest of Islam Gaweesh appears to be part of an intensified clampdown on […]

Posted on: Jan 31, 2016,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Egyptian cartoonist arrested for running website without a license

Peter Dunlap-Shohl publishes graphic novel about living with Parkinson”s disease

Former Anchorage Daily News editorial cartoonist Peter Dunlap-Shohl has published a new graphic novel entitled “My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s.” From the Anchorage Daily News: When Peter Dunlap-Shohl, the former editorial cartoonist for the Anchorage Daily News, received a diagnosis of Parkinson?s disease at age 43, he saw his whole world collapsing. Thirteen years later, […]

Posted on: Jan 15, 2016,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Ann Telnaes and Signe Wilkinson appear on C-SPAN to discuss free speech after Charlie Hebdo anniversary

Posted on: Jan 9, 2016,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment