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  • The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists remembers Etta Hulme

    Etta Hulme, cartoonist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, died June 25th at the age of 90. A longtime member and former president, Etta was a widely respected and beloved member of the AAEC. Although her drawing style has been described as soft, the messages behind the images were powerful and clear. Etta was exactly what an editorial cartoonist should be, fearless and determined- plus she did it with a wonderful smile. The AAEC sends their deepest sympathy to her family and friends. We'll miss Etta very much. Related articles Etta Hulme, acclaimed Star-Telegram cartoonist, dies  read more
    Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 12:40 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • AAEC's Satire Fest is coming to San Francisco!

    The AAEC's Satire Fest is coming to San Francisco on October 9, 10, 11.  read more
    Published: Fri, May 23, 2014 06:51 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Herblock Prize eligibility expanded

    The Board of the Herblock Foundation just voted to include monthly newspaper and magazine publications in the eligibility for the Prize. The deadline is February 3rd. For more information, please visit http://www.herbblockfoundation.org/herblock-prize  read more
    Published: Fri, Jan 17, 2014 08:23 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • AAEC condemns killing of Akram Raslan

    The AAEC condemns the killing of Syrian cartoonist Akram Raslan.  read more
    Published: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 08:43 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Roy Peterson, Fearless Cartoonist

    Vancouver Sun sketcher, and my mentor, was almost as great a journalist as he was a human being. By Bob Krieger, 2 Oct 2013, TheTyee.ca Aside from being an incredibly kind, humble, hilarious, brilliant and elegant gentleman, Roy Peterson happened to be a world class editorial cartoonist. He won more National Newspaper Awards than any other journalist, the Order of Canada, and more awards and honours than he or a mathematician could count. Roy Peterson was born in Winnipeg in 1936. He died Monday, Sept. 30, joining the love of his life, Margaret, and leaving two sons, three daughters, nine grandchildren and a massive hole in journalism business.  read more
    Published: Sun, Oct 6, 2013 11:09 PM  |  Author: AAEC

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  • Ann Telnaes receives ‘sexually violent and misogynistic threats’

    A recent cartoon by Ann Telnaes has generated what she describes as “sexually violent and misogynistic threats”. The cartoon (see above) is actually an animated cartoon. Visit the Washington Post to see the full cartoon. From Ann’s blog: Early last week I created a cartoon about the bombings in Gaza. In editorial cartooning, there are […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • SLC Jewish community take issue with Pat Bagley cartoon

    The war in the Gaza strip is proving to be a sensitive issue here at home. The local Jewish community, led by Salt Lake City rabbi Ilana Schwartzman has taken issue with parallels between Israel and Hamas and local cultural issues in Utah. From the Salt Lake Tribune commentary: What we were told is that […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Lalo Alcaraz threatened over Murrieta Hate city cartoon

    Editorial cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz has branded Murrieta, CA as “Hate City” which hasn’t sat well with the city’s crisis manager Xavier Hermosillo who took to Lalo’s Instagram to write: “Lalo, There IS a fine line between your Constitutional right to draw cartoons and expressed [sic] your opinions, and falsely, deliberately, and maliciously labeling and attacking […]  read more
    Published: Thu, Jul 17, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Newsday hires Matt Davies

    Fabulous news from Newsday. The paper has hired Pulitzer Prize-winning Matt Davies as their new staff editorial cartoonist. He’ll begin his job in September. Rita Ciolli, editor of Newsday’s editorial pages, called Matt “a singular talent in the cartooning world”. Matt replaces Walt Handelsman who left the paper for The Advocate in New Orleans.  read more
    Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Sorensen, Tomorrow, Rogers win Association of Alternative Newsmedia awards

    The Association of Alternative Newsmedia has announced this year’s awards for best in alternative journalism. In the category for cartooning, first place this year goes to Jen Sorensen (Slowpoke Comics), second place goes to Tom Tomorrow (This Modern World) and Cullum Rogers (INDY Week). Congratulations!  read more
    Published: Mon, Jul 14, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
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