Luckovich: I thrive on rejection

Nice insight into a recent cartoon by Atlanta Journal Constitution editorial cartoonist Mike Luckovich over on Michael Cavna’s blog:

“I’d come up with another idea,” the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist tells Comic Riffs not three hours after his sudden pivot.

“Thankfully, my editor didn’t think it was my best effort and told me,” Luckovich tells us of his Gingrich/Cain cartoon. “It was around 5, which is pretty late, but I like pressure, so I came up with this idea” of Cain with his trousers ablaze.

Read the whole thing.