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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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  • Nate Beeler wins John Fischetti award

    The Columbus Dispatch editorial cartoonist Nate Beeler was named this year’s John Fischetti award winner for 2014. The award is unique in that it is based on one single cartoon. Nate’s cartoon depicted the Statue of Liberty and Lady Justice in a joyful kiss after the Supreme Court ruled on the Defense of Marriage Act. […]  read more
    Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Jack Ohman launches fictional candidacy for California governor

    Last week Sacramento Bee staff editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman launched a campaign for governor of California with a fictional character named Joe King. Jack tells me, “I wanted to create a character who could comment ecumenically on both Brown and Kashkari. I’ll have the ability to comment real time on video when issues pop up, […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Profiled: Joe Fournier and his cartoons for The Chicago Tribune

    The Chicago Reader profiles freelance editorial cartoonist Joe Fournier who has been been sharing the editorial page with staff cartoonist Scott Stantis. According to The Reader, he’s been providing about three cartoons a week. Fournier had to reinvent himself. If he could no longer survive by illustrating other people’s content, then he would originate the […]  read more
    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Cartoonist Rights Network International awards courage award to Indian and Palestinian women

    For the first time ever, The Cartoonists Rights Network International has awarded its Courage in Editorial Cartooning to a woman – two women in fact. This year the awards go to Indian cartoonist Kanika Mishra and Palestinian cartoonist Majda Shaheen. Both women worked against great opposition and threats to their lives. Visit Michael Cavna’s Comic […]  read more
    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Journal Gazette editorial cartoonist Dan Lynch passes at age 67

    Former Journal Gazette (Ft. Wayne, IN) editorial cartoonist Dan Lynch has passed away at the age of 67. According to his paper, he suffered a stroke in 2001 that took away his ability to draw and write. He would have been about 53 at the time. From the Journal Gazette: “Dan had (what I thought […]  read more
    Published: Wed, Aug 13, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
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