See All Topics

Home / Section: International

This category contains 67 posts.
RSS feed for this category

The Shetland Islands and 40 Years of Smirk

Since we are celebrating 40 year anniversaries today let’s go to Scotland where… “Births, Deaths, Marriages and Smirk, but not necessarily in that order”, is how someone once told me they read The Shetland Times – probably apocryphal – then of course there are the back pages. A cartoon is a form of expression that […]

Posted on: Jan 4, 2022,  Section: Caricature, Cartoons, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on The Shetland Islands and 40 Years of Smirk

The Best of 2021 – Jonathan Pugh Issue

Jonathan Pugh has tackled the most talked about topics over the course of the year… Here is [his] 2021 in review. Selected 2021 cartoons by The Daily Mail’s pocket cartoonist Jonathan Pugh.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, International, Year End Review, Comments: Comments Off on The Best of 2021 – Jonathan Pugh Issue

Politico Picks 2021’s Best Ed-Op Cartoons

The top [cartoons from] around the globe. Politico‘s international selection of their favorite cartoons of 2021.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, International, Year End Review, Comments: Comments Off on Politico Picks 2021’s Best Ed-Op Cartoons

Listing Toward the End of the Year

Lists and Best-Ofs will be coming fast and furious. Here’s a few before the rush. Instagram’s Favorite New Yorker Cartoons of 2021 Do you use Instagram? Or does Instagram use you? Whatever the answer is, let’s hope that it results in personal gain for Mark Zuckerberg—he’s had a tough time recently and really deserves a […]

Posted on: Dec 21, 2021,  Section: Animation, Awards, Comic Books, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, International, Magazine cartoons, Movies, Television, Comments: 3 Comments

Gérald Forton – RIP

It is being reported that comic artist Gérald Forton has passed away. Gérald Marcel Forton April 10, 1931 – December 18 (16?), 2021   From the JN notice (via Google Translate): Born in Brussels on April 10, 1931, Gérald Forton died Saturday 18 at the age of 90 in Apple Valley, California. He was one […]

Posted on: Dec 19, 2021,  Section: Comic Books, Comic strips, Illustration, International, Obituary, Comments: 1 Comment

Great Britain Political Cartoon of the Year Awards

Ellwood Atfield, the communications and advocacy headhunter, was delighted to host again the Political Cartoon of the Year Awards. We are delighted to announce the 2021 winning Political, Pocket and COVID Cartoons and Cartoonist’s. The winners for this British award were announced December 9, 2021.   The Low Trophy for the Political Cartoonist of the […]

Posted on: Dec 14, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Great Britain Political Cartoon of the Year Awards

Hey Kids! Comics! All I Want For Christmas…

Below are some comic strip and cartoon books scheduled for December 2021 release.Images and links (mostly) via Amazon,though ordering through your local comic or independent book store is a good idea.   Tom the Dancing Bug Awakens  Tom the Dancing Bug, Without the Bad Ones   On The One Hand / On The Other Hand […]

Posted on: Dec 13, 2021,  Section: Books, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Graphic Novels, Illustration, International, Comments: Comments Off on Hey Kids! Comics! All I Want For Christmas…

Michael Leunig and Newspapers’ Retrenchment

© Michael Leunig Dateline: Australia Leunig who has worked for The Age for decades has recently seen a decrease in his cartoon work. While he still files for Spectrum, the Saturday Age’s arts and culture lift-out, he is no longer drawing for its weekday issues.  The decision came after Leunig posted a cartoon that has been […]

Posted on: Dec 6, 2021,  Section: Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Michael Leunig and Newspapers’ Retrenchment

The Phantom: Original Fantomen Story #1000

In 1950 the Swedish comic book starring The Phantom began with reprints translated from the U.S. comic strip. A dozen years later they were getting close to using up all the strips. In order to keep the popular comic going the publishers contacted King Features Syndicate and a licensing agreement allowed for new stories to […]

Posted on: Dec 1, 2021,  Section: Comic Books, Comic strips, International, Comments: Comments Off on The Phantom: Original Fantomen Story #1000

Down Are The Days

With Thanksgiving done and gone it’s time to start thinking about buying … calendars for the upcoming year. Here we consider comics related calendars for 2022, and the Hogan’s Alley store has a fine selection of classics available. Krazy Kat, Polly and Her Pals, Little Nemo, and The Yellow Kid for those, like me, who […]

Posted on: Nov 28, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Illustration, International, Comments: 2 Comments

100 Years of Ginger Meggs

Ginger Meggs has joined an elite club – one that only a handful of comic strips have attained* – Ginger Meggs has regularly run new material for 100 years. When introduced Ginge’s Us Fellers comic strip wasn’t anticipated as the main attraction.   Ginger Meggs first showed up in the premiere issue of Us Fellers […]

Posted on: Nov 13, 2021,  Section: Anniversaries, Comic strips, International, Comments: Comments Off on 100 Years of Ginger Meggs

Ann Telnaes Wins International EWK Award

This year’s EWK award goes to a seasoned veteran among political cartoonists. Swedish-born Ann Telnaes, who signs for The Washington Post, has for many years worked in the epicenter of American politics. The EWK selection jury noted (via Google Translate): In times when media houses all over the world are reducing their paper editions in […]

Posted on: Nov 11, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: 2 Comments

Commonwealth Cartoon Communiqués

Canada © Lynn Johnston The Trudeau government used taxpayers’ dollars to fund a cartoon exhibition. The cartoonist behind “For Better or For Worse” (FBorFW) Lynn Johnston received more than $15,000 from the Mission Cultural Fund, according to a blog post issued by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) on Friday. The District of Columbia art installation, […]

Posted on: Nov 4, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Commonwealth Cartoon Communiqués

Paper Cuts Cartoonist After Instagram Editoon

Dateline Australia. Daily Mail: Controversial cartoonist Michael Leunig has been axed from his prime spot in The Age newspaper after a cartoon comparing resistance against mandatory Covid vaccines to the fight for democracy in Tiananmen Square was censored. ‘Apparently, I’m out of touch with the readership,’ Leunig told The Australian’s Media Diary of his sacking from providing […]

Posted on: Oct 24, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Paper Cuts Cartoonist After Instagram Editoon

Pedro X. Molina Awarded Gabo for Excellence

Pedro X. Molina, cartoonist and illustrator of CONFIDENCIAL, has been awarded the Recognition of Excellence Gabo Award 2021, by the Governing Council of the Gabo Foundation, becoming the first cartoonist to receive such award, naming him “one of the most persistent and incisive commentators of contemporary processes of corruption, advancement of authoritarianism, regression of civil […]

Posted on: Oct 23, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Awards, Editorial cartooning, International, Comments: Comments Off on Pedro X. Molina Awarded Gabo for Excellence