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Gary Huck and Mike Konopacki publish their last collection | Post

April 3, 2020- On the heels of the news that Gary Huck and Mike Konopacki would shut down their long-running labor cartoon syndicate, the duo announced “Torn,” the last collection of their editorial cartoons. “After 37 years of syndicating Huck/Konopacki Labor Cartoons to unions and newspapers, these Wisconsin-bred practitioners of pushback, parody, and...


Hot cartoonist on cartoonist action in new book on Macpherson | Post

March 27, 2020- Canadian cartoonist Terry Mosher (better known by his pen name Aislin) has written a new book on Duncan Macpherson, one of the best cartoonists to come out of Canada in the 20th Century. “Professional Heckler” is the first biography of Macpherson, “a formidable and groundbreaking artist, he was also an alcoholic who...


The bane of British politicians, Gerald Scarfe has a new memoir | Post

March 20, 2020- While perhaps best known in America as the dude who did the art for Pink Floyd’s The Wall, Gerald Scarfe is celebrated across the pond as one of Great Britain’s greatest —and most vicious— political cartoonists (I mean, just look at this caricature of Margaret Thatcher!—ed). Scarfe recounts his 60-year-career...


Matt Bors thinks you should improve your bookshelf somewhat | Post

April 20, 2020- Cartoonist and publisher of The Nib, Matt Bors has announced a new collection of his political commentary. “We Should Improve Society Somewhat” drops in April 2020 and offers a survey of  “our current dystopian hellscape.” From the press release: “Working as a political cartoonist for more than a decade, Bors’...


Matt Bors thinks you should improve your bookshelf somewhat | Post

February 28, 2020- Cartoonist and publisher of The Nib, Matt Bors has announced a new collection of his political commentary. “We Should Improve Society Somewhat” drops in April 2020 and offers a survey of  “our current dystopian hellscape.” From the press release: “Working as a political cartoonist for more than a decade, Bors’...


All the interviews that are fit to print | Post

January 31, 2020- While the newspaper industry continues to flee in terror from, umm, editorial cartoons, there is no shortage of media outlets that want to interview cartoonists. Here are all the links and articles that appeared online in January. First up WJTV on the prolific Marshall Ramsey: https://www.wjtv.com/news/focused-on-mississippi-marshall-ramsey-he-draws-his-own-conclusions/   Next, Cap Radio talks...


How Clay Jones powers through the Trump years | Post

December 19, 2019- Ready to dive back into the Impeachment whirlwind? Cartoonist Clay Jones is leading the charge, creating a couple cartoons and columns every day. Comics DC’s Mike Rhode has an interview with the prolific @claytoonz and discusses his work habits, food, and his new book of Trump cartoons.   http://comicsdc.blogspot.com/2019/12/meet-local-cartoonist-chat-with-clay.html UPDATE: Here’s another interview with...


Sunday reading | Post

July 8, 2018- Sometime you just gotta take a break from politics — especially if you're a political cartoonist. So kick back and enjoy this wide-ranging interview with award-winning political cartoonist Jack Ohman about his one true love — fly fishing. A river runs through it starting here.  Then head over to The New...


Two stories on friend of the AAEC Martin Rowson | Post

May 4, 2018- We got two stories today about AAEC friend and killer cartoonist Martin Rowson. First up —Fun with death threats! http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16200356.Brockley_political_cartoonist_talks_about_the_death_threats_he_has_received_over_the_years/   Also, the British cartoonist's graphic novel of "The Communist Manifesto" is now out! Martin Rowson talked about this at last year's AAEC Convention in Long Island, and the long-awaited...


Last call for these epic cartoon exhibits! | Post

October 10, 2018- In Washington DC? Get to the Library of Congress ASAP! "Drawn to Purpose" closes on Oct. 20. This exhibit of all-women illustrators includes work by AAEC members Ann Telnaes, Signe Wilkinson and Jen Sorensen, among many other talented artists. For complete details on the show, got to https://www.loc.gov/exhibitions/drawn-to-purpose/about-this-exhibition/ Also, you...


New show highlights women cartoonists and illustrators | Post

November 17, 2017- The Library of Congress opens a major exhibit tomorrow focusing on women artists, including current AAEC President Ann Telanes. "Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists" looks at the work of 43 professional female illustrators over the last 150 years. The Library will release a companion book, by curator Martha...


 
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