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Still More Weekend Whatnots

    These days Red Ryder is less known for the comic strip than for the BB Gun. Even the upcoming Rodeo, now in its 71st year, is more famous than the comic. © Red Ryder Enterprises, Inc   Comic strip (and comic book) writer Stan Lee was honored with a NYC street.   © […]

Posted on: Jun 13, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Events, Licensing, Newspaper industry, Comments: Comments Off on Still More Weekend Whatnots

Al Hirschfeld: Life & Legacy

Al Hirschfeld: Life & Legacy of the Great American Caricaturist Al Hirschfeld’s drawings stand as one of the most innovative efforts in establishing the visual language of modern art through caricature in the 20th century. A self-described “characterist,” his signature work that was defined by a linear calligraphic style appeared in virtually every major publication […]

Posted on: Jun 9, 2021,  Section: Caricature, Events, Illustration, webinar, Comments: Comments Off on Al Hirschfeld: Life & Legacy

Happy National Cartoonists Day

May 5 was determined to be National Cartoonists Day due to The (not yet) Yellow Kid’s debut in R. F. Outcault’s Hogan’s Alley in The New York World on May 5, 1895. In the 22 years since the day was created the celebration has slowly taken a low-key approach. But some cartoonist still celebrate. © […]

Posted on: May 5, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Events, National Cartoonist Society, Comments: 1 Comment

Cartoon Carousel – Zoom! Pow! Crash!

Spring Break Cartooning with Mike Lynch ABOUT THE CLASS: Make comics with professional cartoonist Mike Lynch. In this week-long course, we will learn to create characters, animals, dinosaurs, monsters, sharks, superheroes, aliens, word balloons (BOOM! POW! CRASH!) and more, and then put these drawing skills together to make our own comic book stories together via […]

Posted on: Apr 8, 2021,  Section: Books, Cartooning, Comic history, Comic strips, Events, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoon Carousel – Zoom! Pow! Crash!

Signe Wilkinson & Jonathan Zimmerman – Event

Thursday, April 1, 20217:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT4:30 PM – 5:30 PM PDT Author/scholar Jonathan Zimmerman and illustrator/cartoonist Signe Wilkinson have teamed up to produce Free Speech and Why You Should Give A Damn. The pair will join cartoon editor Bob Mankoff for a conversation about [the] history of free speech in the U.S. […]

Posted on: Mar 30, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Books, Editorial cartooning, Events, Comments: Comments Off on Signe Wilkinson & Jonathan Zimmerman – Event

Random Whatnots

© Condé Nast The Argentine artist Liniers is now settled in Vermont, but he knows New York City well. He knows the rhythm of the seasons; and he knows, too, that life begins underground, especially when there’s a whiff of spring in the air. We recently talked to the artist about his work, city life, […]

Posted on: Mar 16, 2021,  Section: Animation, Comic Books, Comic strips, Events, Graphic Journalism, How-to, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Random Whatnots

Cartoonists: Call to Support the Creative Arts

From Counterpoint via the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists: The AAEC has been asked by Counterpoint to spread the word about Be An Arts Hero, a push by the arts & cultures sector for direct government support of creatives during the time of coronavirus. (Think a WPA for COVID-19). Details are below. If you’re interested, […]

Posted on: Mar 9, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Events, Graphic Journalism, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoonists: Call to Support the Creative Arts

Jimmy Margulies, Tom Batiuk – Zoom Zoom

Short notice for a couple of Tuesday, February 16 events. Join cartoonist Jimmy Margulies live online tomorrow night as he talks about political cartooning the past 30 years. The nationally-syndicated cartoonist has had a ringside seat to New York City and the shenanigans of New Jersey pols, from Chris Christie to some guy named Trump. […]

Posted on: Feb 15, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Events, Comments: Comments Off on Jimmy Margulies, Tom Batiuk – Zoom Zoom

“Learn to Draw Cartoons” with Rick Stromoski

From the Berkshire Eagle: The Bushnell-Sage Library’s February program, “Learn to Draw Cartoons,” will be presented from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, on Zoom. Award-winning cartoonist and humorous illustrator Rick Stromoski will teach participants how to create their own cartoon characters, draw facial expressions and even some animals. The program is best for […]

Posted on: Feb 12, 2021,  Section: Cartooning, Events, How-to, Comments: Comments Off on “Learn to Draw Cartoons” with Rick Stromoski

Joe Wos’ Cartoon Academy

Comics and cartoons are finding new life outside of the Sunday funnies. As the art form becomes more accessible from artists posting their work online, offering artistic and creative breaks in people’s feeds, Pittsburgh cartoon artist Joe Wos wants to teach anyone, regardless of age, how to get started drawing, too. Cartoonist Joe Wos will […]

Posted on: Feb 9, 2021,  Section: Cartooning, Comic strips, Events, How-to, Television, Comments: Comments Off on Joe Wos’ Cartoon Academy

The Al Jaffee Project – Audience Participation

Sam Viviano has devised a wonderful project for the world. Next month (March 13) is Al Jaffee‘s 100th birthday and Sam has an idea that involves very little effort on our part: In normal times, we’d throw a huge party, and invite all fifty billion of Al’s closest friends to attend. Unfortunately, this is not […]

Posted on: Feb 8, 2021,  Section: Anniversaries, Cartoonist's Cartoonists, Events, Comments: 1 Comment

Show and Tell with Yang – Kaye – Feiffer

Upcoming An Evening with Gene Luen Yang Thursday, March 11, 2021 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. MT Join the Calgary Distinguished Writers Program for an evening with Gene Luen Yang, the bestselling writer and artist behind American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, the Avatar: the Last Airbender comics, and many other iconic works. © Gene […]

Posted on: Feb 7, 2021,  Section: Events, Interviews, Comments: Comments Off on Show and Tell with Yang – Kaye – Feiffer

COVID-19 Resurgence: The Billy Ireland Closes

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum is closing again: Beginning Friday, November 20, the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Galleries and Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room will temporarily close in compliance with the Franklin County Stay-At-Home advisory issued on November 18. This decision to close, made with careful guidance from The Ohio State […]

Posted on: Nov 19, 2020,  Section: Comic history, Events, Exhibits, Museums, Comments: Comments Off on COVID-19 Resurgence: The Billy Ireland Closes

Live! G.B. Trudeau — DBURY@50 – in conversation

Join cartoonist, G.B. Trudeau, celebrating the release of “DBURY@50” with fellow contributor, David Stanford on P&P Live! Wednesday, November 18, 2020 – 6 p.m. (eastern)   G. B. Trudeau has been drawing his Pulitzer Prize-winning comic strip for fifty years. David Stanford since1995 has served as Duty Officer of Click here to register […]

Posted on: Nov 16, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, Events, Comments: Comments Off on Live! G.B. Trudeau — DBURY@50 – in conversation

Today: Drawing The Age of de Adder and Trump

Thursday, October 15, 7 pm Eastern Standard Time. Book your spot now! Eminetra: Award-winning political cartoonist Michael de Adder will join Zoom tomorrow TODAY and take us to his world. Planned as a “subscriber-only” event, we launched this event in response to the high demand for more information about de Adder and his work. Today […]

Posted on: Oct 15, 2020,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Events, Comments: Comments Off on Today: Drawing The Age of de Adder and Trump