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Sunday, May 20, 2018
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  • Sunday reading #2: Signe on Signe

    Award-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson reflects on her career in this interview with a Philly website.Wilkinson isn't retiring, but is cutting back on her weekly output to, yes, spend more time with her family. http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2018/05/18/pulitzer-prize-winner-ex-hiller-reflects-on-career/  read more
    Published: Sun, May 20, 2018 02:44 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Sunday reading #1: Who was Homer Davenport?

    On heels of the announcement of the return of The Davenport International Cartoon Contest, R.C. Harvey takes a look at a recent book on the seminal political cartoonist. Here's his review: DAVENPORT is one of the great names in American editorial cartooning, but almost nothing has been written about him—nothing, at least, approaching the scholarship that Frederick displays in this volume. Born in 1867, Davenport grew up drawing all the time near Silverton, Oregon, and eventually, after numerous false starts, he wound up cartooning in San Francisco for the Chronicle, until William Randolph Hearst finally hired Davenport for his Examiner...  read more
    Published: Sun, May 20, 2018 02:06 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Another one bites the dust

    The Daily Cartoonist reported last week that Glenn McCoy has been let go from his long-time staff slot at the Belleville News-Democrat. No update on the reason, but considering the paper is owned by McClatchy​, cutbacks are strong suspected. McCoy, who was an AAEC member for years, is one of the more prominent conservative editorial cartoonists working today.  read more
    Published: Fri, May 18, 2018 12:22 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • The Davenport Cartoon Contest returns

    Calling all cartoonists—contest time! The Davenport International Cartoon Contest has returned! Named after famed political cartoonist Homer C. Davenport, who went after Gilded Age targets at the turn of the 20th century, the revamped contest has a July 17 deadline. Get all the details here: http://homerdavenport.com/tooncon/  read more
    Published: Fri, May 18, 2018 11:15 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • This week in awards

    Congrats to Mark Robinson & Kevin Kallaugher for their recents wins at the MDDC Press Awards. @kaltoons took 1st & 2nd place in his division and Best in Show with his work for the Baltimore Sun. @CoolComix won 1st place in his division for this editorial cartoon. MDDC represents over 160 news outlets in the Baltimore/DC/Delaware region.  read more
    Published: Fri, May 18, 2018 10:58 AM  |  Author: AAEC

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  • Signe Wilkinson Reflects on Career

    No, no, no – Signe Wilkinson is not retiring. But that was my first thought when I saw the headline Pulitzer Prize winner, ex-Hiller, reflects on career with a Signe self-caricature attached to the article. The lead didn’t ease my fears: Famed Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer political cartoonist Signe Wilkinson was the first […]  read more
    Published: Sat, May 19, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • Glenn McCoy No Longer Working at the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat

    According to Glenn’s Facebook his last day as editorial cartoonist at the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat was yesterday. We’ll update as we know more.    read more
    Published: Sat, May 12, 2018   |  Author: Daily Cartoonist Staff
  • New Startup looking for Editorial Cartoonist

    As the AAEC tells us, Fourth Estate, a startup dedicated to “fostering, supporting and incubating a sustainable and vibrant free press” is looking to add a freelance cartoonist to their team. Following the link at the AAEC we find the Fourth Estate mission: To contribute to a healthy society by fostering, supporting and incubating a […]  read more
    Published: Sat, May 12, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • Herblock Prize Ceremony and Reception in Photos

    If you missed Ward Sutton getting the Herblock Prize last night, don’t worry. Bruce Guthrie was there with his camera and is sharing the pictures. The Prize and The Young Man who won it. photos © Bruce Guthrie Bruce Guthrie’s photo gallery of The Presentation is here. Bruce Guthrie’s photo gallery of The Reception is […]  read more
    Published: Thu, May 10, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • WaPo on Ward Sutton and the Emergence of Sequential Award Winners

    Washington Post’s Michael Cavna profiles and interviews 2018 Herblock Prize winner Ward Sutton of The Boston Globe. “I’ve spent my entire professional career as a freelancer — it is a fun and liberating way to work, and I’ve come to take the insecurities that come with it in stride at this point,” Sutton says. “It […]  read more
    Published: Thu, May 10, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg

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