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Yahoo Groups Goes Private, Deletes Files

“Attention: Starting December 14, 2019 Yahoo Groups will no longer host user created content on its sites. New content can no longer be uploaded after October 28, 2019. Sending/Receiving email functionality is not going away, you can continue to communicate via any email client with your group members. Learn More“ “Yahoo has made the decision […]

Posted on: Oct 21, 2019,  Section: Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Magazine cartoons, Syndicates, Web Sites, Comments: 0 Comments

CSotD: No faith to lose

I always hesitate before using Mo because it only comes out once a week and you really should be giving it clicks yourself. Still, at a time when I feel like we should all be panicking, her muted disappointment in the world echoes my own.   By contrast, Jeff Stahler drops some for-real cynicism in […]

Posted on: Oct 21, 2019,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: 6 Comments

CSotD: October Fools

  We’ll start today with an “I told you so,” illustrated by Wiley Miller, because I had been telling people to get up here and look at the leaves by Columbus Day Weekend. It was a very good, not quite spectacular year, with a lot of color though a little bit muted. Dr. Johnson said […]

Posted on: Oct 20, 2019,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Rusins Kaufmanis – RIP

Editorial Cartoonist Rusins Kaufmanis has passed away. Rusins Kaufmanis March 27, 1925 – September 20, 2019 Globe and Mail cartoonist 1960 – ???? Ottawa Citizen editorial cartoonist 1963 – 1989 From the Ottawa Citizen obituary: He remained interested in politics, people, and especially humour to the very end. In his last week, when initially told […]

Posted on: Oct 19, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Obituary, Comments: 0 Comments

9-Month-Old Andy Marlette Cartoon Has Big Revival

Andy Marlette cartoon from January 2019: I don’t remember a lot of fuss over this when it first appeared. But now, going out on Barbara Streisand’s Twitter feed yesterday – Boy Howdy!   Renowned entertainer Barbra Streisand tweeted a gruesome cartoon on Saturday in an apparent attempt to express her displeasure with President Trump during […]

Posted on: Oct 19, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Controversies, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Ted Rall’s Got A Brand New Gig

So how is it that a politically potent art form has collapsed in the past few years to the point where perhaps two dozen full-time cartoonists work for US papers, as against hundreds a century ago? Simple, says Ted Rall, the country’s best-known “alternative” cartoonist: It was murdered. We think Ted Rall is right, which […]

Posted on: Oct 19, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Interviews, Comments: 0 Comments

CSotD: Status Quid

Alex neatly answers my usual “where to start” question because I should have pointed out this development when it started, which was Monday. Start there and catch up. I don’t know if it’s a complete game change for the strip, which is generally centered on Britain’s business community, but, then again, it hardly matters because […]

Posted on: Oct 19, 2019,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment

Drawing the RIGHT Way

Gary Varvel was recently interviewed by a local radio station. He acknowledged the new world of editorial cartooning saying. “We’re going to have to adapt … You want to gain an audience, but you don’t just want to give stuff away.” Gary’s 15 minute WIBC radio interview with Tony Katz.   Yeah, as seen above, […]

Posted on: Oct 18, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Books, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

L. A. Sentinel’s David G. Brown Profiled

The artistic abilities of David G. Brown are displayed each week in the L.A. Sentinel through his graphic commentary on current events. His political cartoons on the Opinion page reveal Brown’s incredible skill of transforming pressing issues into amusing presentations.   David also uses his talents in other areas: Brown has excelled in other aspects […]

Posted on: Oct 17, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

Philadelphia Inquirer Wants Your Ed/Op Cartoon

For an upcoming edition of the Inquirer’s Currents section, the paper’s Sunday opinion pages, we’re dedicating three full pages to editorial/political cartoons … … We’re interested in cartoons inspired by local Philadelphia news … Cartoons can be either multi-panel or single panel. Our only strict criteria is that your cartoon highlights an opinion on a […]

Posted on: Oct 17, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Comments: 0 Comments

CSotD: Taking The Opportunity To Shut Up

Patrick Bagley responds to a report that the TSA in Salt Lake City found 7 guns in 7 days in carry-on luggage. Six were loaded, the seventh person was also carrying ammunition. As he suggests, careless gun ownership leads to tragedy. How often? How often is too often? I’m not against guns, but I don’t […]

Posted on: Oct 17, 2019,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: 5 Comments

Adam Zyglis, Buffalo News Image Maker

Buffalo News editorial cartoonist Adam Zyglis talks. In 2015, Zyglist became the third editorial cartoonist for the Buffalo News to win a Pulitzer Prize following Toles (1990) and Bruce Shanks (1958). “I would draw a cartoon on something like the Charlie Hebdo or something on a global issue, and all of a sudden I’m getting […]

Posted on: Oct 16, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Interviews, Comments: 0 Comments

CSotD: Whatever Day

I’d have been surprised if Marty Two Bulls had let the day go by unremarked, and he’s on point in calling out the idea that there was some time in our post-Columbian history that was truly “great.” America is a work in progress and after more than 500 years it’s appropriate to point out how […]

Posted on: Oct 14, 2019,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: 8 Comments

AUCTIONING TONY AUTH’S DRAWING BOARD! Last Call

– – Auction ends Monday October 14, 2019 – – A message from Signe Wilkinson: When he retired from the Philadelphia Inquirer after 41 brilliant years, I inherited the great Tony Auth‘s drawing board (with a built-in light table). The Inquirer is consolidating space and Tony Auth’s drawing board, which I have been using these […]

Posted on: Oct 13, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Auctions, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Editorial cartooning, Fund Raisers, Comments: 0 Comments

CSotD: Wilful suspension of disbelief

Martin Rowson drops an accusation not unlike the Mike Luckovich cartoon featured here Thursday, but at once more gruesome and more subtle. “Subtle” in that it’s not hard to draw a line from Trump’s business interests in Istanbul to his betrayal of our Kurdish allies, but perhaps you already have to recognize, and to accept, […]

Posted on: Oct 12, 2019,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Comments: 1 Comment