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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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  • Remembering Wayne Stayskal

    Just before Thanksgiving, word came that cartoonist Wayne Stayskal had died. A prolific scribbler, Stayskal was an editorial cartoonist with the Chicago Tribune from 1972 to 1984, and then moved south to Tampa Tribune from 1984 to 2004. He worked on several strips and continued to be syndicated worldwide until he retired in 2010. Conservative commentator Cal Thomas wrote about his long-time friend in his syndicated column, and cartoonist Daryl Cagle recalled Stayskal's contributions in the early days of Cagle.com: "He was a great guy, and a rare, funny conservative, with a simple, sketchy, charming style." A strong conservative, devout...  read more
    Published: Mon, Nov 26, 2018 02:27 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Forget the pundits — watch the damn cartoonists!

    Forget the exit polls and screw the pundits. If you want original bespoke commentary on the mid-term elections, check out the following political cartoonists. They will be drawing live, posting throughout the evening as the returns come in, or going on the air to give you their hot take. (We will be adding to this list as more links become available.) Cartoonist Ed Hall will be live-blogging from the crazy state of Florida throughout election day. http://halltoons.com/wordpress1/2018/11/06/live-blogging-today/ Jack Ohman will be appearing on a live stream at sacbee.com from 8-10 PDT. https://www.sacbee.com/ Nightowl Clay Jones will be posting all evening...  read more
    Published: Tue, Nov 6, 2018 01:55 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Keith Knight series goes to pilot

    A big congrats to prolific cartoonist Keith Knight — after years of trying to break into Hollywood, one of his strips was recently optioned for a TV series. Based on Knights long-running strip "The K Chronicles," the pilot for "Woke" begins filming shortly. The one-camera sitcom will include both live action and animation. The Hollywood Reporter has the details: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/lamorne-morris-will-play-cartoonist-keith-knight-woke-comedy-hulu-1157193  read more
    Published: Mon, Nov 5, 2018 11:44 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Rob Rogers immigrant shirt returns — to benefit the victims of the Pittsburgh terrorist attack

    Ro Rogers has reissued his immigrant shirt with all proceeds to benefit the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. https://cottonbureau.com/products/separator-in-chief  read more
    Published: Fri, Nov 2, 2018 04:54 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • A bevy of interviews with cartoonists for your weekend reading

    Editorial cartoonists have been in the news lately in more ways than one. Here are a half-dozen interviews with cartoonists from the past week or so: First up, Florida cartoonists Andy Marlette and Dana Summers talk shop on WMFE, in an interview that aired in the run up to a public appearance by the two: https://www.wmfe.org/intersection-the-art-of-the-political-cartoon/92747 Next up, ‪Poynter talks to AAEC member A.F. Branco about how he went from being a conservative to being a Trump supporter. https://www.poynter.org/news/conservative-cartoonist-didnt-trump-now-he-does Steve Breen kept drawing to meet his deadline as he met with students at Point Loma Nazarene University. Here are highlights...  read more
    Published: Fri, Nov 2, 2018 04:25 PM  |  Author: AAEC

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  • Cartoon News on the Opinion Page

      I am writing in regards to the comic article printed in the Courier Traveler on Dec. 5 condemning Catholic clergy… I feel it is so wrong for a local newspaper to comment about a religious denomination. How about an apology to all Catholics and Catholic clergy. This apology should be in large bold print. […]  read more
    Published: Wed, Dec 12, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • Bush 41 in Ed-Op Cartooning (and other stuff)

      George H. W. Bush is the overwhelming topic.   In the Orlando Sentinel Dana Summers recalls a 1989 White House luncheon for editorial cartoonists hosted By Bush 41.       The internal White House weekly cartoon roundup called “Friday Follies.” Ronald Reagan started “Friday Follies” during his administration, and Bush had kept the […]  read more
    Published: Wed, Dec 5, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • “White Supremacist Cartoonist” Accusations – updated

      In South Africa: The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) came under fire over the weekend for the use of an alleged right-wing cartoonist’s image as the feature image for one of their latest media releases. OUTA hired Jeremy Nell, aka ‘Jerm,’ to help in its fight against tax abuse and corruption in Cape Town. […]  read more
    Published: Wed, Dec 5, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • H.W. and Barbara Bush Bookend Tribute Cartoons

      Upon learning the news that George H. W. Bush had died editorial cartoonist Marshall Ramsey knew what to draw. This cartoon was going to be a bookend to the cartoon I created when Barbara Bush died. It was an idea I had thought of when he was so ill in April. But he was […]  read more
    Published: Sun, Dec 2, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • The Garry Trudeau Chronicles

      CBS Sunday Morning’s Sunday Profile for December 2, 2018 is Jane Pauley interviewing cartoonist Garry Trudeau. Garry Trudeau and Jane Pauley are, of course, husband and wife. After the intro to the piece a face to face interview starts off a bit awkward but quickly gets into the high points of Garry’s career and […]  read more
    Published: Sun, Dec 2, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg

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