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E&P Takes Aim at the Pulitzer Prizes | Post

June 7, 2022- Editor & Publisher media reporter Rob Tornoe talks to AAEC President Kevin Necessary and comics reporter Susie Cagle, who has been working in the field as a graphic journalist for well over a decade now, about recent controversial changes to the Pulitzer Prizes. Read the whole thing here: https://www.editorandpublisher.com/stories/pulitzer-change-leaves-illustrators-feeling-slighted,229083...


Jake Tapper Weighs in on the Pulitzer Prize for Cartooning | Post

June 7, 2022- A few weeks after the AAEC and three dozen past Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists protested recent changes to the Editorial Cartooning category of journalism’s ‘biggest award’, aspiring cartoonist (and CNN anchor) Jake Tapper has written to the Pulitzer Prize Board encouraging them to rethink their decisions. Here is the...


The Billy Ireland opens a timely cartoon exhibit on racism in America | Post

May 18, 2022- The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum presents a new retrospective in cartoons, “STILL: Racism in America,” opening this Saturday, May 21, at 6pm. The exhibit will run May 21 through October 23, and will be open during the AAEC/CXC convention in the fall. https://cartoons.osu.edu/events/opening-reception-still-racism-in-america/ If you can’t make it...


Cartoonist Talks | Post

April 25, 2022- ICYMI — Political cartoonist Angelo Lopez has been posting a series of online discussions with editorial cartoonists. First up, he and Eric Garcia talk about the role of artist activists in helping to create social change, and the importance of political cartoons in critiquing society: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgScglqKMpg Then, Lopez chats with...


Some paper writes about the travails of cartoonists on Facebook | Post

March 19, 2021- Some newspaper wrote about Facebook‘s failure to understand irony, and how that is threatening the livelihood of editorial cartoonists. While the most of the article is about Matt Bors and The Nib, cartoonists Adam Zyglis, Ed Hall are interviewed as well. Here’s the article: For Political Cartoonists, the Irony Was That Facebook Didn’t Recognize Irony As Facebook...


Relive all the moments you didn’t like the first time! | Post

December 31, 2020- The annual review of the annual cartoons is here — and boy howdy is it a flaming dumpster dive this year. Relive all the moments you’ve already blocked out, starting with Matt Wuerker’s look back at a annus horribilis https://www.politico.com/cartoons/2020/12/28/matt-wuerker-cartoons-best-of-2020-000196?slide=0   Before we sack 2020, check out this stack of 2020...


ICYMI—Rewatch the live editorial cartooning panel at CXC | Post

October 5, 2020- “May You Draw in Interesting Times,” the AAEC political cartoon panel at the 2020 CXC Festival, is now on YouTube! The hour-long roundtable with Host Kal Kallaugher, Jen Sorensen, David G. Brown, Eric Garcia, Angelo Lopez and Pat Bagley hits on the, uh, highlights of drawing in this most unusual year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGHCJvqqdyQ...


Cartoonist making readers mad, part I | Post

August 26, 2020- ICYMI — A cartoon by Michael Ramirez made a lot of people angry last week. The epicenter of the shockwave was the Southeast Missourian, a newspaper in Cape Girardeau some 100 miles southeast of St. Louis, but it soon went national and was picked up by NBC. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/cartoon-depiction-mlk-s-i-have-dream-speech-missouri-newspaper-n1237478 The cartoon, drawn...


Cartoonists Rights Network sounds alarm on threats facing cartoonists | Post

June 15, 2020- In the wake of the global pandemic, journalist and human rights groups are sounding the alarm and issuing the most dire warnings about cartoonists’ security and freedom since the Charlie Hebdo attack over five years ago. Cartoonists Rights Network International has joined with Cartooning for Peace, Cartoon Movement and other free...


Rights groups call for detained cartoonist to be released | Post

June 15, 2020- The Cartoonists Rights Network International has appealed to the Bangladeshi government to release a political cartoonist. Ahmed Kabir Kishore was arrested over a month ago as a critic of the country’s response to COVID-19, and is scheduled for a “hearing” sometime in June. CRNI’s Terry Anderson and other leaders of free...


International groups call on Trump to speak up for press freedom | Post

June 15, 2020- The Cartoonists Rights Network International has joined with 72 journalist and press freedom organizations calling on Donald Trump to “commend, rather than condemn, the media and ensure their protection from the unprecedented attacks they have faced while reporting on nation-wide protests demanding social and racial justice, particularly for Black communities.”...


Media Freedom Rapid Response: Cartoonists are being targeted for their work | Post

June 15, 2020- The Cartoonists Rights Network International has joined with the Media Freedom Rapid Response consortium to warn cartoonists that they are being targeted by governments looking to use the pandemic as an excuse to suppress free speech. The following rapid response report looks at things within the European Union and its...


Cartoonist wins award, loses paper in a topsy-turvy week | Post

June 12, 2020- Al Goodwyn is having an, uh, interesting week. The day after he won a regional journalism award for his editorial cartooning, a South Carolina paper drop the syndicated cartoonist and apologized for running a cartoon of his that many readers found offensive: http://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2020/06/11/newspaper-apologizes-for-devisive-cartoon/   Michael Cavna picked up on the...


Keith Knight webinar on race June 11 | Post

June 8, 2020- Cartoonist Keith Knight has been drawing about race & police brutality for over 25 years. His cartoon slideshow has been presented to police departments around the USA, and this Thursday, June 11 at 6pm, he goes live online with it. Sign up today for the Zoom webinar here: https://osu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hWr8P6uiSReL7k60TNfnTQ?fbclid=IwAR1NBZ_u4b29DnXnnG-ZzmqHwyf3-xrOr41ooGUhC0GLFg3DVgL_wWERn7U...


Trump Campaign forces removal of a cartoon from the internet in clear violation of the Constitution | Post

May 27, 2020- While Donald Trump complains about the “violation” of his free speech on Twitter, his campaign recently forced the removal of a political cartoon by Nick Anderson from the Redbubble website. Anderson is protesting the action with the help of the CBLDF. Redbubble, like Cafe Press and other swag sites, produces T-shirts, mugs,...


Cartoonist survives Covid; responds by drawing a cartoon about it | Post

April 23, 2020- Cartoonist Jason Chatfield reveals what it’s like to get the coronavirus. (Spoiler alert: it’s horrible). So what’s a cartoonist to do after surviving Covid19? Do a cartoon about it of course! His graphic (in more ways than one) tale of surviving the plague is must reading: https://www.jasonchatfield.com/coronavirus We here at...


NCS cancels annual convention—but still plans to hand out awards | Post

April 23, 2020- No surprise — the National Cartoonists Society has announced that the 2020 NCS convention is cancelled. They note, however, this year’s Reuben Awards will still be presented in some form on time and online in June. Details to follow when we get them. http://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2020/04/23/2020-reubens-weekend-convention-cancelled/...


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...


VIRTUAL CARTOONING: Matt Wuerker live online on April 1 | Post

March 31, 2020- Cartooning school is in session! POLITICO cartoonist Matt Wuerker will be holding a free virtual workshop Wednesday, April 1st (appropriately enough). The online event kicks off at noon. Matt is one of the best caricaturists working today, so this should be good. https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5383528193767815436?source=moderator+social Here’s a short look at the cartoonist...


de Adder is the 2020 Herblock winner; Lubchansky named finalist | Post

March 4, 2020- A big congratulations to Michael deAdder and Matt Lubchansky! de Adder was named the winner of this year’s Herblock Prize, and Lubchansky the finalist. https://www.herbblockfoundation.org/herblock-prize In picking deAdder, the judges noted: “There were many strong submissions in this moment of political crisis in America. The judges ultimately chose Michael de Adder for...


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...


Another Turkish cartoonist is imprisoned | Post

January 23, 2020- It’s been reported that Turkey and its president Recep Erdogan have again targeted journalists and political cartoonists, jailing members of Yeni Asya Gazetesi under similar trumped up charges they’ve brought against other newspapers. ExpressionInterrupted @ExInt24 tweeted “Yeni Asya chief editor Kazım Güleçyüz @gulecyuzk and the newspaper’s cartoonist Halil İbrahim Özdabak were...


Remembering Charlie Hebdo 5 years later | Post

January 10, 2020- This week saw the 5th anniversary of the deadly terrorist attack on the Parisian weekly satirical Charlie Hebdo. France and cartoonists worldwide remember. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/01/france-remembers-charlie-hebdo-victims-anniversary-200107164754227.html ~ The cartoonists and satirists of #CharlieHebdo never wanted to be martyrs for #freespeech. This Washington Post piece from 2018 looks at the uneasy fit. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/a-terrorist-attack-turned-charlie-hebdo-into-a-revered-institution-it-never-sought-to-be/2018/05/25/c5a392d8-4e11-11e8-85c1-9326c4511033_story.html ~...


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...


End of Year + End of the Decade! | Post

December 4, 2019- It’s that time again—A look at End of the Year AND End of the Decade cartoons. Mike Thompson and USAToday will roll out a different collection every day during the month of December looking back over 2019 and the ‘teens. Click here and check back often.   https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/12/02/cartoons-politics-humor-obama-trump-politicap-cartoons/4267626002/...


The unstoppable Ed Hall | Post

October 17, 2019- Editorial cartoonist Ed Hall is back in the news again, as is his cancer. The prolific artist talks to Folio about his latest exhibit of cartoons, Trump’s threat to journalism, and how “the big C” has focused him on his work with scaple sharpness: http://folioweekly.com/stories/the-indomitable-ed-hall,21908?category_id=371&sub_type=stories,packages...


Joel Pett interviews Rob Rogers for Cartoonists Rights Network | Post

June 18, 2018- JOEL PETT INTERVIEWS THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE’S ROB ROGERS AND ASKS WHY HE OBJECTS TO HAVING HIS CARTOONS “PRE-FILTERED THROUGH THE SENSIBILITIES OF HUMORLESS CORPORATE LICKSPITTLES WHOSE LIVINGS DEPEND ON NOT ROCKING THE BOAT…OR THE SHIP OF STATE.” JUNE 17, 2018 — from the CRNI website A cartoonist is jailed. Another...


Cartoonist Pedro X. Molina would like to remind Americans what migrants are running from | Post

June 25, 2018-      According to its bylaws, the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists represents political cartoonists from the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Over the years, though, we have had a few members from Cuba and Central America who worked for North American publications and syndicates. One such is Nicaraguan cartoonist Pedro...


Positively Orwellian: Israeli cartoonist loses longtime gig for Animal Farm reference. | Post

July 26, 2018- Another cartoon controversy, another cartoonist fired from a steady gig. It's almost like people don't get literary references anymore… Long-time cartoonist for The Jerusalem Report, Avi Katz, lost his freelance job after posting a caricature of Benjamin Netanyahu and right-wing Knesset members as the ruling pigs from George Orwell's Animal...


Rob Rogers’ cartoons pop-up in a show — across the street from the White House | Post

July 11, 2018- The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is launching a pop-up show of cartoons by Rob Rogers this summer. Conveniently located across from the White House, the Trump-centric exhibit showcases all the cartoons killed by Rogers' former employer, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Co-sponsored by the AAEC, Spiked: The Unpublished Political Cartoons...


Clay Bennett talks First Amendment, anger and frustration | Post

April 14, 2018- Pulitzer-Prize winner Clay Bennett returned to his alma mater to talk First Amendment and the peculiar business of being a political cartoonist. The Times Daily covers the highlights of Bennett's talk at UNA:  http://www.timesdaily.com/news/local/bennett-first-amendment-needs-appreciation/article_6d90b20b-ce80-54cf-bf73-df1248f85ae2.html...


Cartoonist’s “trial” begins today in Equatorial Guinea | Post

February 27, 2018- [UPDATE: After the trumped up charges were dropped, cartoonist Ramon Esono Ebale was finally been released on March 7. CRNI has the details: https://cartoonistsrights.org/ramon-esono-ebale-released-from-prison/ ]   The AAEC supports cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé during his fraudulent trial by an oppressive Equatorial Guinea government. Here are the particulars of his situation, republished from the...


“Here’s why 2018 is a huge moment in the history of political cartoons.” | Post

May 10, 2018- The Washington Post's Michael Cavna makes the case in Comic Riffs.    FOR MUCH of the history of American editorial cartooning, the standard format has held strong: a bold, single image carrying the entire metaphoric weight of the opinion being expressed. Major mainstream contests have reflected that primacy, including the...


A deep dive into The State of Our Satirical Union | Post

April 23, 2018- Mike Csotd Peterson continues his deep dive into the panels & topics of The State of Our Satirical Union, held this past weekend in Minneapolis. Using the 30th Anniversary of Hustler v Falwell as a launch pad, the symposium tackled new attacks on satire and the First Amendment.  http://www.weeklystorybook.com/comic_strip_of_the_daycom/...


Lalo on Coco, diversity & appropriation | Post

April 24, 2018- Cartoonist and recent Academy Award winner Lalo Alcaraz held court over the weekend at SD Comic Fest '18 to discuss his political cartoons in the time of Trump, and his efforts to keep Pixar's Coco as authentic as possible. http://www.comicsbeat.com/sd-comic-fest-18-cartoonist-lalo-alcaraz-on-how-he-didnt-want-disneys-coco-to-be-the-aladdin-of-mexicans-and-more/   Lalo also sat in on a panel at the Comic...


On Banksy and cartoonists and memes | Post

October 10, 2018- The Washington Post looks at how Banksy's self-shredding art blew up into a world-wide meme over the weekend. Michael Cavna talks to political artist JP Trostle [full disclosure: that's me] about why "Girl with a Balloon" became an instant trope for cartoonists and the internet. https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2018/10/09/banksys-stunt-has-become-meme-everything-people-think-has-been-shredded-like-constitution/?utm_term=.f862afdd4359    ...


Rall vs LA Times: Update | Post

January 21, 2019- Last week, cartoonist Ted Rall vows to take his fight against the LA Times to the (state) Supreme Court after an Appeals court hands him a setback: https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-ted-rall-latimes-defamation-case-20190117-story.html Rall is having to battle a two-pronged attack from the until-recently TRONC owned paper. The media giant hit the freelancer with an...


Cartoonist Zunar discusses attacks on journalists | Post

October 19, 2018- An in-depth interview with Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar. The outspoken critic was recently cleared of trumped-up charges from an oppressive regime that might've landed him in prison. Zunar, who was also a recent guest of the AAEC at their convention, talks about the attacks on journalists around the globe. https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/10/17/one-on-one-with-zunar-artist-and-free-speech-advocate/...


Non Sequitur takes a hit | Post

February 11, 2019- Wiley Miller scribbles a "shout out" to Donald Trump in the text of a cartoon — and it costs him a paper.   http://www.butlereagle.com/article/20190210/NEWS12/702119999   https://www.philly.com/news/pennsylvania/trump-comic-strip-non-sequitur-pennsylvania-newspaper-butler-eagle-20190211.html   UPDATE: Actually, a great many papers: http://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2019/02/11/newspapers-are-dropping-non-sequitur-over-trump-transgression/ Also, Wiley Miller appears to have deleted his Twitter account in reaction to all the commenters...


Like owning original art? Now you have two chances to add to your collection! | Post

May 1, 2019- There are two — count them, two! — auctions of original cartoon art going on this week, and in both cases the proceeds go to good causes. First up, an online auction benefiting the "Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press." The auction closes Tuesday, May 7. Click here for complete...


When metaphors go wrong | Post

February 18, 2019- Canadian Michael de Adder has apologized for drawing a bound and gagged woman in a recent political cartoon. “Cartoonists sometimes have unanticipated secondary interpretations in cartoons that they don’t intend,” wrote the editorial cartoonist in a series of tweets over the weekend. https://globalnews.ca/news/4970311/halifax-artist-apologizes-cartoon-jody-wilson-raybould/ Several cartoonists had drawn the former justice minister...


“Bring back Non-Sequitur” says a growing chorus of fans | Post

February 20, 2019- Supporters of @TheWileyMiller's Non-Sequitur are fighting back at the strip's sudden cancellation in over 100 newspapers. Fans like comedian @ElayneBoosler feel editors overreacted to a recent "hidden message" that some found offensive. http://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2019/02/20/a-campaign-to-restore-non-sequitur/ ...


All apologies — UPDATED | Post

March 1, 2019- Two newspapers apologized for cartoons that ran in their pages this week. In San Diego, the Union-Tribune quickly pulled and apologized for a Steve Breen cartoon about disgraced TV actor Jussie Smollett. As the Washington Post wrote, "A cartoonist added Jussie Smollett to the list of ‘Famous African-American Storytellers.’ The backlash was...


CALL TO ART: 19th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition | Post

March 4, 2019- Attention cartoonists — 19th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition is now open. The theme this year is "OPEN SEASON ON JOURNALISTS." Deadline to enter is April 12, 2019.   Here are the rules and regulations: 1. The theme for the 19th International Editorial Cartoon Competition is: Open season...


Unified Front | Post

August 15, 2018- Tomorrow, August 16, 2018, hundreds of newspapers across the country will be uniting in confronting and denouncing Donald Trump's constant assault on the free press. Editorials cartoonists nationwide will be joining in defense of the First Amendment (cartoons have already begun to appear in the above feed.) Lead by the...


The AAEC lands in Sacramento for their annual convention | Post

September 19, 2018- It's here! The annual gathering of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists kicks off this week in Sacramento, CA. Running from Sept. 20-22, the convention will see three days of cartoonists, satirists and journalists from across the US, Canada and Down Under hobnobbing, panelling and pub crawling.  AAEC President Pat...


Hey everybody — editorial cartooning is dead! AGAIN! | Post

September 20, 2018- Or so says the National Review: https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/09/editorial-cartooning-decline-serena-williams-controversy/ This is, what, the 11th or 12th time since 1954 that editorial cartooning has been declared dead? We're like the Doctor Who of cartooning or something.   So… if we're dead — LET'S HAVE A WAKE!!!   Tonight the 62nd Annual Convention of...


The past is prologue | Post

September 27, 2018-  —or— WHY ARE WE STILL TALKING ABOUT THIS? AGAIN?? Michael Cavna at Comic Riffs talks to Ann Telnaes Signe Wilkinson, KAL and Mike Ramirez about comparing two supreme court nominee hearings a generation apart. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2018/09/24/im-very-angry-that-is-this-is-happening-again-cartoonists-compare-drawing-for-kavanaugh-and-thomas-hearings/?utm_term=.da7032cb07f2...


Another day, another controversy — now with death threats! [UPDATED] | Post

October 3, 2018- A cartoon by Chris Britt on the Kavanaugh hearing had generated outrage from conservatives, right-wing media personalities and numerous death threats — driving the cartoonist off of social media. The cartoon, which picked up on the Brett Kavanaugh's mention of his daughter praying for the nominee's attempted-rape accuser Christine Ford,...


An editorial cartoon goes viral for all the wrong reasons [UPDATED] | Post

September 11, 2018- In the fallout of the marred women's final of the U.S. Open between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, an Australian cartoonist has faced global backlash for a cartoon that has been called racist, sexist and inaccurate. Mark Knight, who draws for Melbourne's Herald Sun newspapers, faced immediate criticism on social media for his drawing of Williams as...


Open Letter to the President of Equatorial Guinea: Release Artist and Writer Ramón Esono Ebalé | Post

November 17, 2017- The AAEC has joined with 18 other organizations in calling for the immediate release of cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé, currently held against his will by the government of Equatorial Guinea.   November 15, 2017 An Open Letter to the President of Equatorial Guinea: Release Artist and Writer Ramón Esono Ebalé Mr....


“Protecting Cartoonists and Satire” — Monday, Oct. 30 at Columbia University | Post

October 23, 2017- We are now just one week out from the first event of the 2017 Political Cartoon & Satire Festival! Join us Monday, Oct. 30 at Columbia University for the pre-convention panel: “Protecting Cartoonists and Satire.”  Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonists Ann Telnaes, Matt Wuerker and Nick Anderson will join Patrick Chappatte and David Schulz,...


Get yer 2018 cartoon calendars today! | Post

November 28, 2017- Like cartoons? Love knowing what day of the week it is? Get your 2018 calendars from your favorite cartoonists, including: Keith Knight:https://www.patreon.com/posts/pre-order-2018-15448426?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=postsh The Nib:https://topatoco.com/collections/the-nib/products/nib-obscurecalendar-2018 and KAL:https://shop.economist.com/collections/kal/products/the-economist-2018-kalendar...


Newspaper apologizes for “offensive cartoon” | Post

February 12, 2018- A New Mexico newspaper has apologized for running a Sean Delonas editorial cartoon after local protests & statewide complaints. Delonas, a former staff cartoonist for the New York Post, is no stranger to controversy. Here are the details: Here are the deets: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/02/09/albuquerque-journal-apologizes-for-cartoon-depicting-dreamers-mugging-white-couple/?utm_term=.18aa13058437 http://www.comicsreporter.com/index.php/new_sean_obama_as_murdered_chimp_delonas_cartoon_aggravates_new_mexicans/  ...


Eaten Fish released! | Post

December 18, 2017- Big news: After four years in a detention camp, cartoonist Ali Dorani (aka Eaten Fish) has been released. The young Iranian cartoonist has been the focus of international attention on his plight and the deplorable conditions in Australian-run refugee camps on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea. Here is the press release...


Comics journalists focus on oppressed cartoonist | Post

December 12, 2017- Who is the political cartoonist arrested and held without charges in Equatorial Guinea? The Nib highlights the plight of Ramón Esono Ebalé. Reporting by by Dante Besong and Andy Warner: https://thenib.com/ramon-esono-ebale-obi-s-nightmare?utm_campaign=web-share-links&utm_medium=social&utm_source=link Meanwhile, over at PBS,  there's more on the oppressed cartoonist, who was arrested for mocking the corrupt government of Equatorial...


How to draw Trump | Post

December 27, 2017- After the Disney disaster, there have been no shortage of cartoonists pointing out where the audioanimatronic of Donald Trump went wrong. Matt Wuerker and Politico have put together a helpful guide on HOW TO DRAW TRUMP, with suggestions from some of the best cartoonists working today. And now, with out...


AAEC calls for Maine Governor’s apology to George Danby | Post

June 29, 2015- Maine Gov. Paul Le Page’s recent statement noting that he’d like to shoot Bangor Daily News cartoonist George Danby is nothing short of absolutely reprehensible. In light of the recent assassination of twelve people, including five cartoonists, at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in France, Gov. LePage’s remarks are beneath contempt....


AAEC Statement: We Condemn the Attack on the Charlie Hebdo Magazine | Post

January 7, 2015- The gruesome attack on the newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France today reminds us that freedom of expression in cartooning is not a given in many parts of the world. Charlie Hebdo was also attacked in 2011, and continued to publish. The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists condemns this revolting...


Farewell, Tony Auth | Post

September 15, 2014- 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...


Muslims speak out in support of threatened ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ cartoonist Molly Norris | Post

October 3, 2010- An Islamic publication — in response to news that the Seattle-based cartoonist responsible for “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” has gone underground due to a fatwa issued calling for her death by an American born cleric living in Yemen — is encouraging American and Canadian Muslims to sign onto a letter...


 
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