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  • Farewell, Jon Kennedy

    The AAEC expresses condolences to the family of former Arkansas Democrat cartoonist Jon Kennedy, a charter member of the AAEC at its founding in 1957. Jon passed away at 96 on Oct. 10, during the 57th AAEC convention in San Francisco. Jon Kennedy was a hugely talented and thoughtful cartoonist who mentored many young cartoonists, notably Dwane Powell and countless others. His strong and capable artwork was beautiful and compelling. The AAEC would not have been possible without Jon's efforts.  read more
    Published: Mon, Oct 27, 2014 08:49 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • 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

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  • Aussie senator pops open a can of crazy on cartoonist David Pope

    When Australian Canberra Times editorial cartoonist David Pope was alerted that one of his original cartoons had been altered and posted on the Facebook page of Senator Jacqui Lambie, he did what many would do in 2014 – he tweeted about it saying, “Politicians re-captioning cartoons without permission for their own political purposes probs needs […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Nov 17, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Art Wood, founding AAEC member, passes at age 87

    Art Wood, editor, cartoonist and comic collector, passed on November 4 at the age of 87. He held one of the largest private/personal comic collections – which he donated to the Library of Congress. He was also a founding member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. From his obituary: His own original cartoons have […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Nov 17, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Turkish editorial cartoonist Musa Kart found not guilty of slander

    Great news from Cartoonists Rights Network International: Meanwhile, Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart was found not guilty of “insulting through publication and slander” Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a cartoon published in the daily Cumhuriyet on February 1, 2014. The offending cartoon depicted Erdogan, then prime minister, as a hologram fecklessly looming over a money-laundering […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Nov 10, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Zunar cartoons banned and confiscated. Again

    Those of us celebrating judicial victory last month over the sedition charges and a ban on his cartoons, Malaysian editorial cartoonist Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque, better known as Zunar is being harassed again. Cartoonists Rights Network International reports that his assistants were arrested while selling his book at the Palace of Justice.  read more
    Published: Mon, Nov 10, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Garry Trudeau talks Doonesbury, Alpha House and editorial cartooning

    Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau is interviewed the the New York Times about the second season of his TV show Alpha House. Also mentioned, editorial cartooning and his comic strip. But do you think making big statements about politics is harder to do on TV than in a comic strip? The show is really not about […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Nov 10, 2014   |  Author: Alan Gardner
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