AAEC 2018 Annual Convention, Hoffstra Sacramento, California

2018 AAEC
Annual Convention

Septembr 20-23, 2018
Sacramento, CA

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AAEC News Blog

  • A new logo for the AAEC!

    The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists launches a new icon, updating its venerable ink bottle for the digital age DURHAM, NC — The AAEC has a new look. The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, a professional organization that promotes the interests of political cartoonists and comics journalists in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, has unveiled its new logo "After sixty years of distinguished service we are retiring the old ink bottle logo," said Salt Lake Tribune cartoonist and AAEC President Pat Bagley. "It was iconic and carried us for decades, but it was also archaic." The AAEC, formed by a...  read more
    Published: Fri, Apr 20, 2018 02:22 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • On obit cartoons & obstructions

    Michael Peterson delivers another thoughtful look at editorial cartooning in the time of Trump, focusing on the love/hate relationship cartoonists have with the obligatory obituary cartoon. Peterson also announces he'll be reporting from this weekend's "The State of Satire" symposium in Minneapolis. Check back here for updates http://www.weeklystorybook.com/comic_strip_of_the_daycom/2018/04/pearls-metaphorical-and-otherwise.html  read more
    Published: Fri, Apr 20, 2018 11:34 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • This year's Pulitzer Pick causes an existential crisis — for the Pulitzers

    The Washington Post's Comics Riffs weighs in on the aftermath of this year's Pulitzer Prize announcement, and talks to a number of cartoonists about the controversial pick for winner. While many were glad to see the venerable award catch up to the rest of the industry and recognize comics journalism, was this the wrong year to do so? https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2018/04/17/this-years-cartooning-pulitzer-is-sharply-dividing-the-comics-community-heres-why/?utm_term=.b6071fe9e009  read more
    Published: Thu, Apr 19, 2018 08:08 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Canadian tribute cartoon stolen by t-shirt manufacture

    After the Humboldt Broncos tragedy, when 16 members of a youth hockey team were killed in a bus crash, Canadian cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon drew a tribute that was shared by millions online. And then a T-shirt company halfway around the world began using the image without MacKinnon's permission... the cartoonist was not amused: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/bruce-mackinnon-humboldt-cartoon-theft-redbubble-1.4623325  read more
    Published: Thu, Apr 19, 2018 07:46 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Pulitzer Prize announced

    The Pulitzer Prizes finally recognize comics journalism, with the award for Editorial Cartooning going to Jake Halpern & Michael Sloan for their series in the New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/01/26/opinion/syrian-refugee-family.html  read more
    Published: Mon, Apr 16, 2018 03:18 PM  |  Author: AAEC

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  • John Locher Award expanded to graphic journalists, web cartoonists

    The John Locher Award has a new website and an expanded criteria for eligibility that includes graphic journalists and web cartoonists. Application for the award is now free.  For full eligibility details, visit the new site. Entry deadline is April 15.  read more
    Published: Thu, Feb 18, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Matt Bors’ The Nib lands at First Look Media

    A nice development for Matt Bors’ The Nib. First Look Media today announced that they have partnered with award winning cartoonist Matt Bors on his irreverent comics publication, The Nib. Formerly part of the online platform Medium, The Nib will re-launch this summer through First Look Media as an independent daily publication and online newsletter. […]  read more
    Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Egyptian cartoonist arrested for running website without a license

    From the New York Times: An Egyptian cartoonist, whose work is occasionally critical of government figures, was arrested in the capital, Cairo, on Sunday and charged with running a webpage without a license, the country’s Interior Ministry said in a statement. The arrest of Islam Gaweesh appears to be part of an intensified clampdown on […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Feb 1, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Peter Dunlap-Shohl publishes graphic novel about living with Parkinson”s disease

    Former Anchorage Daily News editorial cartoonist Peter Dunlap-Shohl has published a new graphic novel entitled “My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s.” From the Anchorage Daily News: When Peter Dunlap-Shohl, the former editorial cartoonist for the Anchorage Daily News, received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease at age 43, he saw his whole world collapsing. Thirteen years later, […]  read more
    Published: Fri, Jan 15, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Ann Telnaes and Signe Wilkinson appear on C-SPAN to discuss free speech after Charlie Hebdo anniversary

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    Published: Sun, Jan 10, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner

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