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Cartoonists, Animated and Otherwise – A Roundup

Graphic Illustrator or Cartoonist? What is a graphic illustrator? A graphic illustrator is a professional who creates illustrations with the help of computer software, application, or by hand. They create visual content such as logos that help their clients display their intentions and messages. To be a graphic illustrator is not easy as it requires […]

Posted on: Jun 4, 2022,  Section: Animation, Books, Comic Books, Comic history, Comic strips, Illustration, Politics, Comments: 1 Comment

Dilbert Brings Socialism to The Funny Pages

To the delight of some and the dismay of others, the socialist idea continues to slowly, if very belatedly, make its way throughout the channels of American culture. Of particular recent note was its appearance in Dilbert, the daily comic strip send-up of the foibles of corporate office life. Of course, since it is the […]

Posted on: Dec 9, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Politics, Comments: Comments Off on Dilbert Brings Socialism to The Funny Pages

Cancel Conservative Comics Culture

From the Stockton (Ca.) Record: Also, last week we made a change to the comics by dropping “Mallard Fillmore.” Years ago, The Record originally published “Doonesbury” and “Mallard Fillmore” as counterpoints in the Opinion pages and later, both were moved to the comics pages. When “Doonesbury” creator Garry Trudeau stopped creating new daily strips in […]

Posted on: Mar 2, 2021,  Section: Comic strips, Editorial cartooning, Politics, Comments: 4 Comments

Politicians and Political Cartoons

A Dennis Draughon editorial cartoon is taking some heat. From the right-of-center The Hill: North Carolina’s first Black lieutenant governor held a press conference on Tuesday to express outrage over a political cartoon that linked him and other members of the State Board of Education to the Ku Klux Klan for their opposition to allowing teachers to […]

Posted on: Feb 3, 2021,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Politics, Comments: 3 Comments

YouTube Deletes Video from Scott Adams’ Channel

From The Federalist: Google-owned YouTube shut down Dilbert Comic strip creator Scott Adams on Friday, stripping a video off the platform from the podcaster’s channel without warning. The Federalist posts the notice from Scott’s Twitter feed where it is currrent the “pinned” tweet. Real Coffee with Scott Adams is the cartoonist’s YouTube channel, where all […]

Posted on: Dec 11, 2020,  Section: Comic strips, news, Politics, video, Comments: 1 Comment

Trump’s Failure to Denounce White Supremacy Loses Scott Adams’ Vote – update: Adams Votes Trump

Exuberant President Trump supporter Scott (“Dilbert”) Adams has taken Trump’s failure to denounce white supremacy as a personal affront, and that cost him Adams’s vote. Mediaite reports: The Dilbert creator explained that he was excited when the “fine people hoax” came up again and expected Trump to shut down “the lie,” but was incredibly disappointed […]

Posted on: Oct 1, 2020,  Section: Podcasts, Politics, Comments: 4 Comments

More Cartoon Controversy in Coeur d’Alene

Earlier this year a Daniel Brannan cartoon caused a bit of a fuss. Well, Daniel is not one to let the dust settle. From the Coeur d’Alene Press at the beginning of this month: Bigoted postcards arrived in Coeur d’Alene mailboxes Thursday, prompting outrage and solidarity from community leaders and candidates. The postcard, postmarked with […]

Posted on: Nov 12, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Politics, Comments: Comments Off on More Cartoon Controversy in Coeur d’Alene

White Liberal Cartoonist Takes On Black Republican – updated – again

Original October 29, 2019 item: Daniel Cameron, Republican candidate for Kentucky Attorney General, posted about a Lexington Herald-Leader cartoon by Joel Pett on his twitter feed: Which led the Florida-based Biz Pac Review political news site (“breaking news and analysis unfiltered by the liberal bias that has eroded the media’s credibility”) to take up the […]

Posted on: Nov 4, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Politics, Publications, Comments: Comments Off on White Liberal Cartoonist Takes On Black Republican – updated – again

Team Mitch Deflects Blame To Cartoonist Joel Pett

Spring of 2019 and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proudly takes on the mantle of the Grim Reaper when Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi uses a prop to show Senate inaction on House bills. “She’s got it right,” McConnell said about Pelosi. “For the first time in my memory, I’m going to agree with […]

Posted on: Aug 6, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Editorial cartooning, Politics, Comments: Comments Off on Team Mitch Deflects Blame To Cartoonist Joel Pett

How Anti-Semitic Soviet Propaganda Informs Contemporary Left Anti-Zionism in Cartoons

The April cartoon that appeared in the New York Times International Edition continues to elicit response and conversation. What makes more sense is the possibility that the cartoon made it into print because the paper’s staff—whether singular or plural—saw it as “a political issue and not religious,”… Yet the conventional wisdom on the left that […]

Posted on: Jun 7, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Controversies, Editorial cartooning, Opinion, Politics, Comments: Comments Off on How Anti-Semitic Soviet Propaganda Informs Contemporary Left Anti-Zionism in Cartoons

Not Your Ordinary Political Cartoon

From Denverite: It’s a stretch to call the cartoon mailed to Denver voters this month a comic strip because it’s not exactly funny and it’s also sort of confusing. The clip-arty mailer paints a world in which feline lobbyists — fat cats — get cozy with a human mayor in Colorado. Presumably the cartoon politician […]

Posted on: Apr 26, 2019,  Section: AAEC-feed, Cartooning, Controversies, Editorial cartooning, Politics, Comments: Comments Off on Not Your Ordinary Political Cartoon

Stephen Colbert on George W. Bush’s paintings: ‘faces are hard’

Of the former president George W. Bush’s paintings that were made public by a hacker, Stephen Colbert [makes this great one-liner critique: “That is a bold, artistic vision that says ‘faces are hard.’](” The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive Maybe Bush should have taken up cartooning.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2013,  Section: Politics, Comments: 6 Comments

Feds wants Shepard Fairey to serve time

Shepard Fairey, the artist who gained notoriety for creating the infamous Barack Obama ?Hope? poster using an image from the Associated Press has been convicted of ?destroying and fabricating documents? in a civil lawsuit. According to The Smoking Gun, federal prosecutors want to make an example out of him and have filed a memorandum with […]

Posted on: Sep 7, 2012,  Section: Politics, Comments: 4 Comments

Political ideologies take over the Sunday comics

The Boston Globe has posted parody comics strips from a Tea Party perspective. The nine comics were drawn/modified by Joe Smith. The article suggests others will run this Sunday. Parodied strips include: Peanuts (aka ‘Teanuts’), BC (‘BP’), Cathy (‘Wrathy’), Ziggy (‘Zig Zaggy’), Dennis the Menace (‘Dennis the IRS Menace’), Garfield (‘Garfailed’), Nancy (‘Nancy Pelosi’), and […]

Posted on: Sep 24, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Politics, Comments: 17 Comments

Reid calls GOP of Charlie Brown government

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling Senate Republicans as practicing “Charlie Brown theory of government” for delaying many of the Democratic legislative priorities. He reportedly said, “I’ve been terribly disappointed by the Charlie Brown theory of government around here” during a press conference on the state aid bill. According to The Hill, a GOP […]

Posted on: Aug 9, 2010,  Section: Comic history, Politics, Comments: 10 Comments