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Matt Davies Wins 2022 National Headliner Award

From yesterday:  The 88th National Headliner Award winners honoring the best journalism in the United States in 2021 were announced today. The awards were founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City.                                        Newsday’s Matt Davies has won the 2022 National Headliner Award for his 2021 editorial […]

Posted on: Apr 28, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Matt Davies Wins 2022 National Headliner Award

Lalo Alcaraz and The Herblock Prize Tonight

A reminder that Lalo Alcaraz will be presented with The Herblock Prize tonight at 7:00 Eastern time. It was announced last month that Lalo had won the Prize. Michael Cavna, at The Washington Post, has an article about Alcaraz today. Lalo Alcaraz was 13 when his father, a landscaper and plant nursery worker in the […]

Posted on: Apr 26, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Lalo Alcaraz and The Herblock Prize Tonight

Steve Sack Retires from Star Tribune

Editorial Cartoonist Steve Sack announced he is retiring from The Star Tribune today. It’s with extremely mixed feelings that after 42 years, and some 10,000 cartoons, I have decided to retire from the Star Tribune. I wish I was able to offer a farewell cartoon. I’ve been away from my drawing table in recent weeks, […]

Posted on: Apr 23, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 3 Comments

Cartoonists are Exhibitionists

Some upcoming events. Or in this first one a currently in progress event. There’s no mistaking artwork created by Chad Maupin. Colorful, vibrant and dynamic, his designs — which often incorporate his love of vintage comic books and classic horror movies — leap off the page and assault your senses in the most delightful of […]

Posted on: Apr 23, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Alternative comics, Editorial cartooning, Events, Exhibits, Illustration, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonists are Exhibitionists

Paper Apologizes to First Nations for Cartoon

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports on the offense. Metroland Media’s seven Simcoe County newspapers ran a cartoon last week that pictured the Pope saying “I’m sorry” to what appears to be an Indigenous woman and man, who respond “How $orry?” Metroland Media is a subsidiary of the Torstar Corporation, and has newspapers in the Simcoe […]

Posted on: Apr 20, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 2 Comments

Ernie Anderson – New Editorial Cartoonist

According to Lewiston (Maine) Sun Journal columnist Mark LaFlamme: So, I was just hanging around, minding my own business, when I started to notice a new cartoon populating the Sun Journal pages. In one of them, the proposed Lewiston homeless shelter and the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Department building were presented as homeless people on a […]

Posted on: Apr 18, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Nick Anderson: Cartoons Not Always Funny

“I’ve always taken the attitude that an editorial cartoonist is just supposed to get people thinking, to provoke thought through either it makes you angry, or it makes you laugh.” Striking the right balance of humor and seriousness in political cartoons can be challenging, Anderson said. However, when dealing with situations such as the war […]

Posted on: Apr 12, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Nick Anderson: Cartoons Not Always Funny

Cartoon News Briefs

Keith Knight lives just outside of Chapel Hill, NC, these days, but from 1990-2008, he resided in San Francisco where he created his instantly recognizable comic strip “The K Chronicles,” the basis for Hulu comedy series “Woke.” Back in the city recently for a red-carpet event at the Cartoon Art Museum, celebrating both the exhibition […]

Posted on: Apr 7, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Books, Comic strips, Exhibits, Newspaper industry, web comics, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoon News Briefs

Right Rags on “Disgraced,” “Disgusting” de Adder

Mentioned here yesterday was MRC’s take on Michael de Adder‘s cartoon about Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida state’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill. The conservative media has smelled blood and is pouncing on Michael and The Washington Post. LifeNews.com, “devoted to reporting news that affects the pro-life community,” went with rerunning the Tim Graham column calling […]

Posted on: Apr 4, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Right Rags on “Disgraced,” “Disgusting” de Adder

DeSantis Cartoons are Upsetting

A couple of recent Ron DeSantis cartoons have upset fans of the Florida governor. Earlier this week there was a complaint about Christopher Weyant. Regarding Christopher Weyant’s March 14 syndicated editorial cartoon of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis: It’s not enough that Post-Dispatch editorials and columns focus mostly on themes critical of Republicans associated with former […]

Posted on: Apr 3, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on DeSantis Cartoons are Upsetting

Stu Goldman – RIP

Philadelphia cartoonist Stu Goldman has passed away. Stuart Wilk (Stu) Goldman March 26, 1947 – March 3, 2022 From the Jewish Exponent obituary:  Stuart “Stu” Goldman, the former editorial cartoonist and art director/graphics editor for the Jewish Exponent, died on March 3 at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was 74. Goldman worked for […]

Posted on: Mar 24, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: Comments Off on Stu Goldman – RIP

Keith Davidson’s 30 Years with The Valley Reporter

[Keith] Davidson began working at The Valley Reporter in 1992, after seeing an ad published in the paper seeking a graphic artist. He began drawing comics and working on advertisements as well as a plethora of other tasks, including the weekly Chinese food run on Wednesdays. The (Waitsfield, Vt.) Valley Reporter profiles their editorial cartoonist […]

Posted on: Mar 21, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Keith Davidson’s 30 Years with The Valley Reporter

David Willson’s 30 Years as Shiny Sheet Editoonist

That was then, this is now: above is David Willson’s first editorial cartoon for The Palm Beach Daily News; below is one of his more recent cartoons. David Willson Special to the Daily News It’s hard for me to believe, but this week represented my 30th anniversary as the editorial cartoonist for the Palm Beach […]

Posted on: Mar 20, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on David Willson’s 30 Years as Shiny Sheet Editoonist

Newspapers Get Letters About Editorial Cartoons

Malcolm Mayes cartoon for The Edmonton Journal gets reactions. Malcolm Mayes’ editorial cartoon for March 16 shows his usual level of undisguised and unquenchable disdain for Prime Minister Trudeau. While we have come to expect his cartoons to convey this personal animosity against our duly elected leader, there is a new low reached in this […]

Posted on: Mar 19, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: Comments Off on Newspapers Get Letters About Editorial Cartoons

Cartoonists in the News

Bill Suddick, Chuck Asay, Kate Beaton, Roy Thomas, Edward Sorel, and Jackie Ormes. Beach Metro Community News cartoonist, illustrator and educator Bill Suddick will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, March 22, online event hosted by The Beach and East Toronto Historical Society. The free Zoom presentation will feature Suddick talking about the stories […]

Posted on: Mar 19, 2022,  Section: AAEC-feed, Animation, Books, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Illustration, Magazine cartoons, Profiles, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonists in the News