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Lalo Alcaraz Partners With The Republicans

The Lincoln Project is hitting Donald Trump again—this time partnering with a well-known Latino cartoonist from Los Angeles who never thought he would work with Republicans. The group made up of veteran Republican strategists, who have endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president, partnered on a political cartoon with pioneering artist Lalo Alcaraz, who created La […]

Posted on: Jul 6, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Republican Newspaper Facebook Cartoon Likens Democrat Governor Mask Order to Holocaust

A Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican chairman posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening an order from the state’s [Democratic] governor requiring people to wear masks in public to the round-up and murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust. From the Anderson County Review Facebook page: The Guardian carries the […]

Posted on: Jul 4, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Editorial Cartoony Stuff

The Green Eyeshades have recognize the very best journalism in the southeastern United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia). 2020 Winners for Editorial Cartoon / Newspapers First Place: Freelance – Robert Ariail, 2019 cartoons Second Place: Aiken Standard – Al Goodwyn, Al Goodwyn Collection Third Place: Chattanooga Times […]

Posted on: Jul 3, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Matt Bors Goes Self-Syndication Route

After 13 years Matt Bors has decided to part from his syndicate. From Matt’s Twitter feed: Matt continues: Matt’s page at Tinyview. At Daily Kos. And no worries about him abandoning The Nib: Don’t know if Matt’s 13 year archive will remain at GoComics.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Clay Bennett and Alexander Hunter Win National Sigma Delta Chi Editorial Cartoonist Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists has announced that Clay Bennett and Alexander Hunter are the recipients of the 2019 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism in the Editorial Cartooning category.   Editorial Cartooning (Newspaper Circulation 100,001+, Affiliated Website, National Magazine) Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press View online: Link 1 • Link 2 […]

Posted on: Jun 29, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Charlie Daniel: The Gentle Eviscerator

Drawing cartoons on dicey political topics without being ugly just comes naturally, says Daniel, who was born in Richmond, Virginia. But he’s uncomfortable attributing it to piety, as some others do. “Faith is my foundation, but I never went into drawing a cartoon saying, ‘how’s that going to balance with my belief in Jesus?’ and […]

Posted on: Jun 29, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Profiles, Comments: 0 Comments

Carl Granath – RIP

Cartoonist Carl Granath has passed away. Carl Robert GranathSeptember 30, 1930 – May 28, 2020   From the obituary: He was in demand as a writer, art director and voice talent during his long career with major advertising agencies in Chicago but hated watching commercials. He was an animator and cartoonist who grew up idolizing […]

Posted on: Jun 28, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 0 Comments

Cartoonist and Newspaper Publisher Defend Political Cartoon Against Reader Backlash

The weekly Islander News, on June 18, 2020, got some negative feedback over a political cartoon they had published on June 11, 2020:   In the same edition as those letters to the editor The Islander News Publisher, Tom Clifford, defended the newspaper publishing the cartoon and the cartoonist’s position: Then the June 25, 2020 […]

Posted on: Jun 27, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Ralph Dunagin – RIP

Editorial and comic strip cartoonist Ralph Dunagin has passed away. Raymond Ralph Dunagin, Jr.June 19, 1937 – June 24, 2020 newspaper illustrator, art director, cartoonist From the Orlando Sentinel notice: Ralph Dunagin, an editorial cartoonist for the Sentinel and its predecessor, the Orlando Evening Star, from 1961 to 2001, died Wednesday. He was 83. Meeting […]

Posted on: Jun 24, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 3 Comments

What’s Lost If Political Cartoons Are Sacrificed?

[W]hat is lost when political cartoons are sacrificed completely to avoid conflict? To be sure, these are challenging times for the publications. Cartoonists and other journalists contacted by The Washington Post paint the picture: Smaller papers generally have thinner staffs and fewer resources, which means they rely largely on relatively inexpensive syndicated cartoons, which are […]

Posted on: Jun 23, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Controversies, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Diving Into Mark Fiore’s Brain

Where do you get your ideas?How does the idea become a cartoon? It often begins with a headline or a quote from a news story — like recently, when a protester said that marching for human rights is “just as essential as going to the grocery store.” That quote became the spark for one of […]

Posted on: Jun 17, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Diving Into Mark Fiore’s Brain

Political Correctness Killing the Cartoon Star?

A rash of newspapers are being taken to task by their readers for printing cartoons that are objectionable to some. The Roxboro Courier-Times is the latest to sever ties with a cartoonist over an editorial cartoon the newspaper freely chose to publish. We have decided to cut ties with the editorial cartoonist who provided the […]

Posted on: Jun 16, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 3 Comments

After Publishing Controversial Cartoon Newspaper Suspends … Editorial Cartoons

On June 11 the Florence Morning News editor chose and published a controversial Gary McCoy editorial cartoon. After receiving negative feedback the newspaper apologized two days later: The Morning News erred badly in its choice for a syndicated editorial cartoon that was published Thursday on the Opinion page. The cartoon was in extremely poor taste […]

Posted on: Jun 16, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 5 Comments

Pritchett, Bermudez Get Ed-Op Cartooning Gigs

John Pritchett and Arnie Bernudez are now doing political cartoons, both for digital platforms. In Hawai’i John Pritchett has returned, after a six year absence, to Honolulu Civil Beat. From Civil Beat’s intro for John: Editor’s note: Longtime Hawaii political cartoonist John Pritchett returns to Civil Beat this week. John has created thousands of cartoons […]

Posted on: Jun 15, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Pritchett, Bermudez Get Ed-Op Cartooning Gigs

Al Goodwyn Wins 2020 Journalism Dateline Award

It’s a Bizarro World. As a recent Al Goodwyn cartoon is embroiled in controversy, Al has concurrently received an award for his editorial cartoons. The Washington, D.C., Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on June 9 announced the recipients of its 2020 Dateline Awards for journalism excellence in 2019. “These awards recognize some […]

Posted on: Jun 11, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Al Goodwyn Wins 2020 Journalism Dateline Award