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Jesse Springer wins this year’s American Science Idol

The Union of Concerned Scientists who sponsor the annual “American Science Idol” cartoon contest has announced this year’s winner. Jesse Springer of Eugene Oregon.

Finalists (which will be featured in the calendar) include Matt Bors, Brian Orr, Matthew Shultz, Jen Sorensen, Tim White, Phil Witte, and Alejandro Yegros.

Judges included Garry Trudeau, Tom Toles, and Dave Coverly.

Samples of their cartoons are on contest’s web site.

Community Comments

#1 Anne
@ 7:40 am

Many great cartoons made the finals – the one that won was decidedly one of my favorites. Congratulations Jesse! Keep up the great work!

#2 Jesse Springer
@ 2:10 pm

Thanks, Anne, and to everyone who voted for me. This is a big thrill– I couldn’t be more pleased!

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