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John Kovalic – Cartooning For Ukraine

Cartoonist John Kovalic is best known for Dork Tower and Apples to Apples. Recently John cartooned a Ukraine related drawing in support of that country. [W]hen Russia invaded Ukraine last month, Kovalic said he felt the need to do something to help.  “Saturday night after the invasion, I was just sitting here at the desk […]

Posted on: Mar 22, 2022,  Section: Auctions, Charity, Children's Books, Fund Raisers, International, Comments: Comments Off on John Kovalic – Cartooning For Ukraine

NCS Auction Raises $54K for St. Jude’s Children

Helping to clobber kid’s cancer the National Cartoonists Society raised $54,000 last Fall with a Heritage Auctions event selling original art for the benefit of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! The Good News from the NCS: To all members of the NCS who contributed, thank you so much for your support of the 75th Anniversary […]

Posted on: Jan 10, 2022,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Charity, Comic strips, Fund Raisers, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: Comments Off on NCS Auction Raises $54K for St. Jude’s Children

Kevin Cannon Draws Winter Carnival Buttons

[T]he four official buttons of the 136th Winter Carnival were designed by local cartoonist and illustrator Kevin Cannon. He most recently designed the 2021 Minnesota State Fair poster. According to the Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation: The Saint Paul Winter Carnival [since 1886] is the oldest winter festival in the United States. It predates […]

Posted on: Dec 4, 2021,  Section: Cartooning, Charity, Events, Comments: 2 Comments

Being For the Benefit of St. Jude’s Kids – Reminder

A reminder that there are only two days left until the National Cartoonists Society auction to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is over.       Shown here are some getting high bids, but there are scores of great original art pieces at bargain prices still available. Check it out and, if possible, put in your […]

Posted on: Nov 1, 2021,  Section: Animation, Auctions, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Charity, Comic Books, Comic strips, Illustration, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: 1 Comment

Faith, Hope, Charity, and The Family Circus

Cartoonist Bil Keane, creator of “The Family Circus,” used his talents and cartoon characters to promote the annual Charity & Development Appeal, such as this cartoon from 1987 — the year St. John Paul II visited the Diocese of Phoenix — featuring Dolly and Jeffy. (Diocese of Phoenix Archives) The Diocese of Phoenix is celebrating […]

Posted on: Nov 26, 2019,  Section: Charity, Comic strips, Comments: Comments Off on Faith, Hope, Charity, and The Family Circus