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A Chat with Cartoonist Mike Luckovich

Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor Kevin Riley sits down with editorial cartoonist Mike Luckovich to discuss his how he creates political cartoons. On the occasion of the new Mike Luckovich book, The Twisted History of the GOP, being released Mike sits down with his editor and explain the thought process behind a few of his recent cartoons […]

Posted on: Dec 8, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Phil Hands & Adam Zyglis on Cartooning the News

Phil Hands and Adam Zyglis join the Utterly Moderate Podcast and reflect on editorial cartooning. The pair discuss editorial vs. political cartoonist, how they create their cartoons, the constant deadlines, cartoons being perfect for short attention spans, the future is digital but newspapers will still pay better, advice for starting (local), hate mail, football toons […]

Posted on: Dec 6, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Signe Wilkinson Remembers Tony Auth

A decade after the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist departed The Inquirer, a colleague reflects on his memorable career — and mourns the decimated state of their still-vital profession. Former Philadelphia Inquirer editorial cartoonist Signe Wilkinson remembers her friend and colleague Tony Auth for that paper. Tony looked past personalities and repeatedly highlighted issues — the […]

Posted on: Dec 4, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Page 4 – Editorials, Opinions, and Commentary

Political Cartoons in an Age of Fake News TalkDec 1, 2022 – 5:30 pm The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign hosts “a roundtable discussion by political cartoonists Eric J. Garcia, Keith Knight, and Ann Telnaes, moderated by Associate Professor in Graphic Design Stacey Robinson.”  Getting Laughs While Speaking Truth to Power   Letters to the […]

Posted on: Nov 30, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Alternative comics, Comic Books, Editorial cartooning, Events, Comments: 0 Comments

Gene Basset – RIP

Editorial and sports cartoonist Gene Basset has passed away.    Gene Basset July 24, 1927 – November 24, 2022 Gene had a career that spanned the second half of the 20th century. From the obituary: Gene began his newspaper career in 1950 at the Indianapolis Times as a sketch artist and sports cartoonist. He remained […]

Posted on: Nov 28, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 0 Comments

Allie & Beckom On GoComics Under Eric & Mike?

Three months ago we reported that Eric Allie and Mike Beckom had joined the Counterpoint Syndicate. Since that time I would occasionally scroll down the GoComics A to Z lineup before clicking to go to “My Comics” planning on adding Eric and Mike to the “Comics I Follow” when I saw their names. GoComics sorts […]

Posted on: Nov 26, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Kinda OT: Twitter and Good Ol’ Elon Musk

Unlike partner Mike Peterson and apparently the majority of people on Planet Earth I have never signed up for a Twitter account. (I thought I had and even have a password listed in my Book of Getting onto the Interwebs, but am not allowed into that world wide public square.) So as an outsider I […]

Posted on: Nov 23, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 5 Comments

Roundup of Editorial Cartooning Items

‘Tis the season. The Cartoonists Rights Network International is running a Holiday Pledge Drive. Free Expression doesn’t come cheap. In fact, multiple cartoonists have lost their lives in their pursuit of that right. Others have been assaulted and abused, criminalized or imprisoned, and an increasing number are displaced from their homes. Our mission is to […]

Posted on: Nov 17, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Charity, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Roundup of Editorial Cartooning Items

Wayland Moore – RIP

Artist and cartoonist Wayland Moore has passed away. Wayland David Moore September 8, 1935 – November 7, 2022   From the obituary: Wayland David Moore, whose expressionistic paintings of dramatic action and brilliant color define an era in sports art, died on Monday, November 7, 2022, at his home in Decatur, GA. He was 87. […]

Posted on: Nov 14, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Illustration, Comments: 2 Comments

Heller Interview with Award Winning Ward Sutton

Political or editorial cartoons were once the primary source for visual political satire, humor and commentary. There are fewer outlets for the traditional form … but life still breathes in many venues—like The Boston Globe, where award winner Ward Sutton publishes biting cartoons on a regular basis. On this day after the election deluge, he […]

Posted on: Nov 11, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Heller Interview with Award Winning Ward Sutton

Star Tribune Seeks Staff Editorial Cartoonist!!

In the Great News category is The Minneapolis Star Tribune looking to replace retired editorial cartoonist Steve Sack. When Steve retired in February 2022 The Star Tribune said no decision had been made on whether to replace the paper’s staff cartoonist. Well a decision has now been made and it is the correct one. The […]

Posted on: Nov 10, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Star Tribune Seeks Staff Editorial Cartoonist!!

One Hundred Eleven Years of Political Cartoons

Cartoons have long caught the public’s attention, capturing social or political sentiments and highlighting pressing issues. The nature of these cartoons has changed over the years and decades, even the centuries, accommodating a widespread appetite for vitriolic humor and propaganda. To commemorate the important role of political cartoons in American history and culture, Stacker went […]

Posted on: Nov 9, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic history, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on One Hundred Eleven Years of Political Cartoons

Cartoonist Profiles: Christopher Weyant

When Christopher Weyant ’89 studied at Gettysburg College, he did not anticipate that he would end up publishing cartoons in The New Yorker and The Boston Globe. Weyant grew up in New Jersey. When he studied at Gettysburg College, he majored in political science and economics.  The Gettysburgian Magazine profiles alumni Christopher Weyant,cartoonist for The […]

Posted on: Nov 8, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Children's Books, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonist Profiles: Christopher Weyant

Some Opinion Page Cartoonists in the News

Ed Wexler and Jeff Koterba Explain But first Daryl Cagle explains: We had two lovely exhibitions at the “International Center“, Press Cartoons museum in St Just le Martel, France this year. One of the shows was about Donkeys and Elephants. American donkey and elephant cartoons make no sense to foreign audiences. Our exhibit in France […]

Posted on: Nov 7, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, video, Comments: Comments Off on Some Opinion Page Cartoonists in the News

Russians Using Cartoons to Influence Midterms

Graphika, a network analysis firm, has released a report on foreign actors, specifically Russian, trying to influence the United States midterm elections that includes the use of political cartoons. From the Graphika report: Key Findings Suspected Russian actors are engaged in a renewed effort to target far-right audiences in the U.S. with politically divisive messaging […]

Posted on: Nov 3, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Politics, Comments: Comments Off on Russians Using Cartoons to Influence Midterms