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  • Farewell, Tony Auth

    Tony Auth’s colleagues and friends in the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists are profoundly saddened by his death. Tony was one of a small handful of that magnificent generation of 1960s and 1970s cartoonists who re-created what we do today. A brilliant, original editorial cartooning voice is gone. Tony’s drawing style was unique. The fluidity, grace, and simplicity of his line was a marvel, and his strong editorial positions stood out for four decades. There was no mistaking an Auth cartoon for others, ever. A master of irony and juxtaposition, Tony won the 1976 Pulitzer Prize, along with many other...  read more
    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 06:34 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • 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

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  • Video: Phil Hands and Leigh Rubin together for mashup

    Tonight, in Madison WI, editorial cartoonist Phil Hands will “mashup” with Rubes creator Leigh Rubin. The event is described as an “evening of absurdity” as this “odd couple will riff off each others cartoons, and show how the twisted minds of two very different cartoonists work.” If you’re in Madison, Madison Central Library at 7:00 […]  read more
    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • From the archives: Mike Peters interviews Tony Auth

    If you read Mike Peters’s touching tribute to the late Tony Auth, you know they had a deep friendship. Late last week, Mike posted a two part interview he did with Tony for the program “The World of Cartooning.” Part 1 Part 2  read more
    Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • AAEC extends registration deadline for Satire Fest

    The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists is putting word out that they’re extending out the registration deadline for their Satire Fest convention in two weeks. By registering now instead of at the door, attendees are assured free drink tickets, food and goodie bags. Also announced is the inclusion of The Simpsons director David Silverman who […]  read more
    Published: Fri, Sep 26, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Video: Watch Matt Davies ink and water color his latest cartoon

    Check out Newsday cartoonist Matt Davies ink and color his cartoon. Always in awe of those who color by hand.  read more
    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Cue “sexy and I know it” music: Nick Anderson vies for Hottest Bachelor in Houston contest

    Nick Anderson with other contestants vying for Hottest Bachelor in Houston. Click for larger, shirtless (and tan line) magic. When an editorial cartoonist wins the Pulitzer, they’re assured their obituary’s first line will mention it. But if voting goes well for Houston Chronicle editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson, perhaps he’ll be better known as Hottest Bachelor […]  read more
    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
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