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Read excerpts from Charb book, finished two days before Charlie Hebdo attack

The Independent has published a long excerpt from a book (“Letter to the Islamophobia Frauds Who Play into the Hands of Racists”) penned by Charlie Hebdo editor Stéphane Charbonnier, better known as Charb. The book was finished just two days before the attacks on Charlie Hebdo. A snippet: People who accuse Charlie Hebdo cartoonists of […]

Posted on: Apr 23, 2015,  Section: International, Magazine cartoons, Magazines, Mohammed Cartoon, Comments: 1 Comment

Roz Chast awarded Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities (and $250k cash prize!)

New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast has had quiet a run lately since the release of her book “Can?t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?”. The book has won the Kirkus Prize, the National Book Award, and a National Book Critics Circle Award. It also was cited as a reason for being honored with the Heinz […]

Posted on: Apr 23, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Weird Al issue of MAD on shelves

There’s a lot of positive press surrounding the release of this last issue of MAD Magazine with Weird Al as the guest editor. National Cartoonist Society President Tom Richmond as the run-down on who contributed to the issue. IGN has a nice interview with Al and MAD Editor-in-Chief John Ficarra. IGN: [Laughs] Al, you said […]

Posted on: Apr 21, 2015,  Section: Magazine cartoons, Magazines, Comments: Comments Off on Weird Al issue of MAD on shelves

Check out A Case for Pencils – New Yorker cartoonists show what tools they use

I found the “A Case for Pencils” blog this morning via Michael Maslin’s Inkspill. It’s a blog where New Yorker cartoonists show the tools and process they use for their cartoons. Some are more in-depth than others. The latest one from Shannon Wheeler is excellent. Photo below is one from Shannon’s process.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 4 Comments

Interviewed: Weird Al and MAD Magazine’s John Ficarra talk about the Weird Al edition

The Huffington Post’s Bryan Young talks to Weird Al and MAD Magazine’s John Ficarra about Weird Al’s Guest Editor edition. BY: Al, how did this work on your part? I’m sure your schedule is already pretty busy, I mean you just got done shooting all kinds of music videos for everything and about to go […]

Posted on: Apr 8, 2015,  Section: Magazine cartoons, Magazines, Comments: Comments Off on Interviewed: Weird Al and MAD Magazine’s John Ficarra talk about the Weird Al edition

National Cartoonist Society announces Division Award nominees

The National Cartoonist Society has announced the 2014 Division Awards aka Silver Reubens (or tongue in cheek the “Steckleys”). The winners will be announced during the annual NCS Reuben Awards dinner on May 23rd. This year’s Reuben Awards will be held in Washington D.C. Congratulations to the nominees. EDITORIAL CARTOONS Clay Bennett Michael Ramirez Jen […]

Posted on: Apr 1, 2015,  Section: Animation, Books, Cartoons, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Graphic Novels, Magazine cartoons, National Cartoonist Society, Reuben, Television, web comics, Comments: 1 Comment

Video: Inside The Studio Of Legendary “New Yorker” Cartoonist Roz Chast

Worth five minutes of your time.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2015,  Section: Magazine cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

National Cartoonist Society announces nominees for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year

The National Cartoonist Society has announced the nominees for the 2014 Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year. The nominees are New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast, Pearls Before Swine creator Stephan Pastis and Rhymes with Orange creator Hilary Price. This is Roz’s first nomination for the Reuben; Stephan has been nominated 52 times (actually, […]

Posted on: Mar 3, 2015,  Section: Comic strips, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

The New Yorker slideshow: Cartoons from 1995-2005

Yesterday I posted a link to a New Yorker gallery of sample cartoons from 1965-1975. Not sure how far back they’re posting from the archives, but here’s a few additional links to other years they’ve posted. As I mentioned yesterday, it’s interesting that the clothing, hair styles, etc. become dated, but the humor (what we, […]

Posted on: Feb 27, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on The New Yorker slideshow: Cartoons from 1995-2005

The New Yorker slideshow: Cartoons from 1965-1975

The New Yorker has posed a sample of cartoons from the 1960’s and 70’s. The humor still works, but the imagery (clothes, hair) are quite dated. Via: Michael Maslin

Posted on: Feb 26, 2015,  Section: Magazine cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

New Yorker cartoonist Joseph Farris passes

Joseph Farris, who contributed over 300 cartoons to the New Yorker has passed at the age of 90. Fellow New Yorker cartoonist Michael Maslin writes: Born in 1924, in Newark, NJ, Joe was a longtime Connecticut resident. In his early days he was a student of another Connecticut cartoonist, the great Richard Taylor. Joe contributed […]

Posted on: Feb 2, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 4 Comments

Tom Toro submitted 610 cartoons to the New Yorker before his first sale

Interesting report by NPR about New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro who submitted 610 cartoons to the New Yorker before he made his first sale. From NPR: “I went in, he looked at my stuff, I was just nervously sitting there waiting for him to say something,” Toro says. “And I remember he looked up and […]

Posted on: Jan 27, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on Tom Toro submitted 610 cartoons to the New Yorker before his first sale

11 episodes of Bob Mankoff talking about New Yorker cartoons

I can’t remember if I’ve posted this before, but if I have not, and you’re a fan of The New Yorker cartoons, head over to Fans of The Cartoon Lounge – 11 episodes of New Yorker Cartoon editor Bob Mankoff talking about cartoons.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2015,  Section: Magazine cartoons, Comments: Comments Off on 11 episodes of Bob Mankoff talking about New Yorker cartoons

Video: Watch Bob Mankoff discuss the New Yorker cartoon caption contest

New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff discusses the New Yorker cartoon caption contest during a presentation at the 2014 Strata Conference + Hadoop World. Via: Michael Maslin

Posted on: Oct 20, 2014,  Section: Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 1 Comment

Profiled: Al Jaffee on the MAD Magazine Fold-Ins

Paste Magazine interviews the legendary Al Jaffee about his iconic Fold-Ins that appear in MAG Magazine. The way it works is pretty much the way all freelance people work. The Richard Nixon Fold-In is the second fold-in. The first one was with Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher and Richard Burton. But the second one was […]

Posted on: Jul 18, 2014,  Section: Cartoons, Magazine cartoons, Comments: 2 Comments