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COVID-19 Resurgence: The Billy Ireland Closes

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum is closing again: Beginning Friday, November 20, the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Galleries and Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room will temporarily close in compliance with the Franklin County Stay-At-Home advisory issued on November 18. This decision to close, made with careful guidance from The Ohio State […]

Posted on: Nov 19, 2020,  Section: Comic history, Events, Exhibits, Museums, Comments: Comments Off on COVID-19 Resurgence: The Billy Ireland Closes

Live! G.B. Trudeau — DBURY@50 – in conversation

Join cartoonist, G.B. Trudeau, celebrating the release of “DBURY@50” with fellow contributor, David Stanford on P&P Live! Wednesday, November 18, 2020 – 6 p.m. (eastern) https://www.politics-prose.com/event/book/pp-live-gb-trudeau-dbury50-in-conversation-david-stanford   G. B. Trudeau has been drawing his Pulitzer Prize-winning comic strip for fifty years. David Stanford since1995 has served as Duty Officer of Doonesbury.com. Click here to register […]

Posted on: Nov 16, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Events, Comments: Comments Off on Live! G.B. Trudeau — DBURY@50 – in conversation

Today: Drawing The Age of de Adder and Trump

Thursday, October 15, 7 pm Eastern Standard Time. Book your spot now! Eminetra: Award-winning political cartoonist Michael de Adder will join Zoom tomorrow TODAY and take us to his world. Planned as a “subscriber-only” event, we launched this event in response to the high demand for more information about de Adder and his work. Today […]

Posted on: Oct 15, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Events, Comments: Comments Off on Today: Drawing The Age of de Adder and Trump

Tonight: OPC Award Winner Adam Zyglis

The Overseas Press Club presents: Join an online program with Adam Zyglis of The Buffalo News, the winner of this year’s Best Cartoon Award for best print or digital graphic journalism, including cartoons, on international affairs. Moderating the panel will be Rob Rogers, who served as head judge for the Best Cartoon Award jury. He won the OPC’s cartoon award for […]

Posted on: Oct 14, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Events, Graphic Journalism, Comments: Comments Off on Tonight: OPC Award Winner Adam Zyglis

More Honors for Lynda Barry

The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports: Cartoonist, writer and teacher Lynda Barry has been honored with Oregon State University’s Stone Award for literary achievement. Barry will be honored on campus on April 29, 2021, with a possible virtual appearance possible. The Stone Award comes with a cash prize of $20,000. Previous winners have included Colson Whitehead (last […]

Posted on: Oct 13, 2020,  Section: Awards, Cartooning, Events, Comments: 1 Comment

The Future of American Political Cartooning

With print news receding, online sources proliferating (and become more partisan), and digital tools opening new aesthetic horizons, what is happening to this form of visual commentary, once the shared experience of every reader with a newspaper and a cup of coffee? In this virtual symposium, prominent artists representing different generations and regions of the […]

Posted on: Oct 12, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Events, Gatherings, Graphic Journalism, Comments: Comments Off on The Future of American Political Cartooning

Inktober Starts Today

Every October there is a celebration of ink drawing with the surprising codification of Inktober. Many artists go freelance while others take up “prompt” challenges. This year IDW through its Library of American Comics brand has the challenge I’m excited about. We know many of you are artists, cartoonists and illustrators! Many of you have […]

Posted on: Oct 1, 2020,  Section: Cartooning, Comic strips, Events, Comments: Comments Off on Inktober Starts Today

CXC Weekend, October 1 – 4, 2020

The 2020 Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, like other events and gatherings this year, is online. The CXC is “an international showcase for the best of cartoon art in all its forms, including comics, animation, editorial cartoons, newspaper strips, and beyond.” And this year’s roster of guests explores all those areas of cartooning. With Special Guest Appearances. […]

Posted on: Sep 30, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Alternative comics, Cartooning, Events, Festival of Cartoon Art, Gatherings, Comments: Comments Off on CXC Weekend, October 1 – 4, 2020

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus 2020 Goes Online

The administrators of the annual Cartoon Crossroads Columbus festival have decided that for 2020 the show will be online instead of a physical grouping. Following is the CXC statement: Cartoon Crossroads Columbus has decided that all CXC 2020 events cannot continue in their regular format, due to uncertainty about how to best protect the health […]

Posted on: May 27, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Events, Gatherings, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoon Crossroads Columbus 2020 Goes Online

Today! Where We’re Coming From (Online Event)

The Billy Ireland Library and Museum reminds us: Rebecca Wanzo, Associate Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Washington University will discuss her new book, The Content of Our Caricature: African American Comic Art and Political Belonging. Following her presentation, Wanzo will join cartoonists Bianca Xunise and Barbara Brandon-Croft. Xunise and Brandon-Croft’s work pushes boundaries […]

Posted on: Apr 30, 2020,  Section: Cartooning, Comic history, Comic strips, Events, Comments: Comments Off on Today! Where We’re Coming From (Online Event)

Pulitzer Prize Announcement Delayed

Announcement of the Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, traditionally released on the third Monday of April, has been delayed two weeks. The Pulitzer Prize Board has decided to postpone the 2020 award winners’ announcement. Originally scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2020, the Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music now will be announced on Monday, […]

Posted on: Apr 9, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Events, Pulitzer Prize, Comments: Comments Off on Pulitzer Prize Announcement Delayed

2020 Herblock Prize/Lecture Ceremony Cancelled

The Herb Block Foundation has announced that the ceremony honoring the 2020 Herblock Prize winners has, for now, been cancelled:

Posted on: Mar 18, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Events, Comments: Comments Off on 2020 Herblock Prize/Lecture Ceremony Cancelled

74th Reubens: Garfield’s Jim Davis Guest Speaker

The National Cartoonists Society has announced that Jim Davis, creator of Garfield, the most widely syndicated comic strip in the world, will be a guest speaker at their 2020 Reubens weekend: A previous Reuben-winner, Jim will be speaking at the NCS conference on Friday, 5th June at the Marriott Kansas City Downtown. His exclusive talk for the […]

Posted on: Feb 18, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Events, Gatherings, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Speaking Engagements, Comments: Comments Off on 74th Reubens: Garfield’s Jim Davis Guest Speaker

Red, White, Black and Blue: Documenting America’s Racial Illiteracy – A Keith Knight Presentation

Knight’s talk was both autobiographical and a chance to comment on society through his art. Knight, who grew up in Boston, remarked that he had only one black teacher in school – and that was a substitute who, as a comic artist, at least modeled a career that appealed to Knight. It wasn’t until Knight […]

Posted on: Feb 15, 2020,  Section: Alternative comics, Cartoons, Comic strips, Discussion, Editorial cartooning, Events, Graphic Journalism, Speaking Engagements, Comments: Comments Off on Red, White, Black and Blue: Documenting America’s Racial Illiteracy – A Keith Knight Presentation

Roz Chast Sez: Cartoonists Stay With Your Passion

Roz Chast has advice for young cartoonists: Chast said aspiring artists should not be deterred from their passion. “Listen to the people who understand what you’re trying to do, who could offer you good advice,” she said. “There are people not understanding what you’re trying to do and put you down and think you’re going […]

Posted on: Jan 29, 2020,  Section: Books, Cartooning, Cartoonist, Events, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Roz Chast Sez: Cartoonists Stay With Your Passion