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Archives for May, 2014

Interviewed: Daniel Clowes on his career

Daniel Clowes talks with Hillary Chute about his career. He has an exhibit at the Wexner Center for the Arts (Ohio State University). The Wexner Center has two exhibits running through August called Modern Cartoonist and Eye of the Cartoonist. Artist’s Talk: Daniel Clowes and Hillary Chute from Wexner Center for the Arts on Vimeo.

Posted on: May 22, 2014,  Section: Graphic Novels, Comments: Comments Off on Interviewed: Daniel Clowes on his career

Profiled: Pat Bagley and his gallery exhibit

Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley is the artist in resident at The Leonardo. He has an exhibit of his work, will paint a giant mural and created some kids activities to teach them how to draw cartoons. If you’re in the area, it’s well worth your time to stroll through. From The City […]

Posted on: May 21, 2014,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Profiled: Pat Bagley and his gallery exhibit

Terri Libenson’s Pajama Diaries looks at body image issues for young girls

Yesterday a three-part story-line kicked off in Terri Libenson’s The Pajama Diaries about body issues for young women. The Cleveland Plain Dealer picked up on the story: Q. You have two teenage daughters in real life, age 11 and 14. Were they the inspiration for Body Image? A. I have my own back story. When […]

Posted on: May 21, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: 2 Comments

Video interview: Herblock on history, cartoons, civil rights, McCarthyism, Nixon

Someone has posted an hour interview with HERBLOCK about his book “Herblock: A Cartoonist’s Life”. Discussed: history, cartoons, civil rights, Mccarthyism, Nixon

Posted on: May 21, 2014,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Video interview: Herblock on history, cartoons, civil rights, McCarthyism, Nixon

Video: Clay Bennett on cartooning; wins Green Eyeshades Award

WRCB interviews Chattanooga Time Free Press Editorial Cartoonist, Clay Bennett about being an “agitator, a provocateur, or a standard-bearer”. On a related note, the SPJ 64th annual Green Eyeshade Awards were announced. First place went to Clay who has taken the top honors for the last four years. J.D. Crowe of The (Mobile) Press-Register and […]

Posted on: May 20, 2014,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Profiled: Mason Mastroianni

BC cartoonist Mason Mastroianni is profiled on WSKG. Part 1 Part 2 Also mentions mother Patti Hart and brother Mick Mastroianni

Posted on: May 20, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment

Drew Litton returns to CO; to appear in 22 newspapers

Very exciting news from sports cartoonist Drew Litton: Denver?s favorite sports cartoonist, Drew Litton, is back in town and will be contributing new weekly comics to the 22 newspapers published by Colorado Community Media starting in June. Litton was the very popular sports cartoonist for the Rocky Mountain News for 27 years until it closed […]

Posted on: May 20, 2014,  Section: Cartoons, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Book cover revealed: Art of Richard Thompson

The book has been teased for a couple of months how (especially if you’re a friend of Chris Sparks on Facebook), but now the book The Art of Richard Thompson now has a cover. The book will have 200+ pages and is due out in November from Andrews McMeel Publishing.

Posted on: May 19, 2014,  Section: Books, Cartoons, Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment

Pando Daily hires Ted Rall as staff cartoonist

Ted Rall has announced that Pando Daily, an online news site with a focus on Silicon Valley, has hired him full-time to draw “editorial cartoons, spot illustrations and comix journalism”. From his blog: Having witnessed the disintegration of print media since before there was an Internet, mostly due to terrible management decisions, I?m thrilled to […]

Posted on: May 19, 2014,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 6 Comments

Check out GoComics.com and GoComics mobile apps

I’m incredibly happy that Universal Uclick, the people who syndicate some of the best known features in the world, is this week’s sponsor. Universal operates GoComics.com – home to hundreds of the finest comics on the innerwebs. In fact, I’m not quite sure a larger collection of comic strips exists on the web. Each month […]

Posted on: May 19, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, United Media, Comments: 3 Comments

Thank you to Bearman cartoons!

A big thanks to Bearman Cartoons for sponsoring this week’s blog. If you haven’t taken the time, head over to Bearman’s site to check out his editorial cartoons, pop culture cartoons, social media cartoons and caricatures. And even better, if you use his name “Bearman” in a cartoon he will donate $10 to charity. It’s […]

Posted on: May 16, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: 1 Comment

JetPens selling 5 brush pen sampler for only $26

This came across my Facebook feed and I thought I’d share. JetPens is selling a five pen bundle of Brush pens for only $26. Some are felt tip, others synthetic hair. My trusty Pentel Pocket Brush Pen is in the mix – usually a $20 pen by itself. Once I found the Pentel Pocket Brush […]

Posted on: May 16, 2014,  Section: Art Supplies, Comments: 4 Comments

David Horsey wins 2014 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award

LA Times editorial cartoonist David Horsey has been honored with this year’s Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. The RFK award recognizes “outstanding reporting on issues that reflect Robert Kennedy’s dedication to human rights and social justice, and his belief in the power of individual action.”

Posted on: May 16, 2014,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Cory Thomas announces end of syndicated Watch Your Head

Cory Thomas, creator of Watch Your Head announced on the strip’s Facebook page that it will be coming to an end as a syndicated comic on May 31st. Cory will be rebooting the strip as a web only feature on August 4. From the post: It’s a better fit for the daring PG-13, larger-than-stamps action […]

Posted on: May 15, 2014,  Section: Comic strips, Comments: 9 Comments

Derf announces end to 24 year run of The City

Derf, creator of The City, has announced today that he’s ending after 24 years to concentrate on graphic novels. From his blog: It was never my plan to produce The City this long. Nearly a quarter of a century? How the hell did THAT happen? But I?d be nothing without this cranky, quirky, little comic […]

Posted on: May 15, 2014,  Section: Alternative comics, Comments: 3 Comments