Daily political cartoons by members of the AAEC - The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists

Browse Cartoons by...

What can the AAEC do for you?
Scott Stantis, Chicago Tribune  
Previous Editorial Cartoon
1 of 4
Next Editorial Cartoon
Cartoon by Scott Stantis -
Saturday, April 18, 2015
AAEC Ref Num: 141156
© 2015

AAEC News Blog

  • Farewell to a former AAEC president

    The AAEC expresses its condolences to the family of Jack Jurden, the longtime editorial cartoonist for The Wilmington News-Journal. Jack died March 19, at age 88. Jack was the president of the AAEC from 1976-77, and was a popular figure for years at the conventions.  read more
    Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 10:15 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • AAEC Mission Statement

    -To support the profession of editorial cartooning in the United States on all platforms. -To be an international leader in support of the human, civil, and artistic rights of editorial cartoonists around the world, and to stand with other international groups in support of the profession. -To be a national and international leader for free speech, the foundation of political cartooning. -To encourage and foster young editorial cartooning talent. -To provide a common meeting ground for editorial cartoonists each year to exchange views, meet socially, and showcase creative and technological innovation.  read more
    Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 05:37 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Zunar detained

    The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists strongly condemns the detention of the political cartoonist Zunar by the Malaysian authorities. Zunar and his wife have been the subject of continued harassment by police in Kuala Lumpur.   read more
    Published: Wed, Feb 11, 2015 04:00 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Sunshine Week

    Fellow cartoonists, -- This is from Anders Gyllenhaal, Vice President for News at McClatchy and a member of the ASNE Board of Directors. He’d like us to contribute cartoons about Sunshine Week, which is March 15-21. Please consider doing a cartoon for this important week. Thanks! – Jack  read more
    Published: Tue, Feb 3, 2015 10:28 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Condolences to the Menees family

    The AAEC community wishes to extend its profound condolences to Tim Menees and his wife, Kay. Their son, Timmy, died of complications from a head injury at age 40. Timmy was a big-hearted man who worked in the non-profit sector. Tim was the longtime editorial cartoonist for The Pittsburgh Press for decades, a great friend to all cartoonists, mainstay of the AAEC band the Toontones, and a truly multi-talented man.  read more
    Published: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 10:17 AM  |  Author: AAEC

Cartoon News, Courtesy Daily Cartoonist

  • Steve Benson awarded National Headliner Award

    Arizona Republic editorial cartoonist Steve Benson is this year’s National Headliner Award winner for cartooning. The award is given by the Press Club of Atlantic City for journalism excellence. Adam Zyglis (Buffalo News) came in second place with Signe Wilkinson of the Philadelphia Daily News coming in third place.  read more
    Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Video: Michael Ramirez on editorial cartooning

    Investor’s Business Daily editorial cartoonist Michael Ramirez spoke at the Freedom Center’s 2015 West Coast Retreat in March. Here’s the video. The transcript has been posted on Front Page Mag Funny bit from Michael: The Pulitzer ceremony’s actually a noontime thing. It’s a luncheon. It’s at the Columbia campus library. So we pull up in […]  read more
    Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Video: Lars Vilks discusses free speech

    Cartoonist Lars Vilks speaks in Finland regarding the events in Europe and free speech.  read more
    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Video: Adam Zyglis talks about his career at the The Buffalo News

    As I mentioned on Tuesday, the Buffalo News editorial cartoonist Adam Zyglis was awarded the Aronson Award for Cartooning with a Conscience. This video was posted by the Buffalo Guild wherein Adam talks about his career at the Buffalo News.  read more
    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Milt Priggee stands by cartoon criticizing American gun culture

    Editorial cartoonist Milt Priggee has come under filre for a cartoon (above) that is claimed to be in very bad taste considering recent shootings. From MyNorthWest.com: “A cartoon is a simple machine to make the reader think, not joke,” Priggee said. “It’s not a comic strip, it’s not entertainment, and this is where newspapers have […]  read more
    Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
Search AAEC
Cartoons for the Classroom
This Week:
Current Lesson
Current Popular Topics