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The 2021 Locher Award is announced | Post

September 10, 2021- Congratulations to the winner of the 2021 AAEC John Locher Memorial Award, Sam Nakahira! http://locheraward.org/news This year’s panelists said: “Sam’s work contains strong, clear opinions balanced with well-researched facts. Sam uses pop culture touchstones such as books, movies and music to beautifully illustrate and explore the history of American Imperialism, while also...


FINAL 48 HOURS — Deadline to enter the 2021 Rex Babin Award is Friday, August 27! | Post

August 25, 2021- Hey all — You have two day left to enter the AAEC’s Rex Babin Memorial Award for Excellence in Local Cartooning!  We are accepting submissions until midnight PST, Friday, Aug. 27! Click here for complete details to enter: https://www.editorialcartoonists.com/call-for-entries-the-2021-rex-babin-memorial-award-for-excellence-in-local-cartooning/...


Lalo on a roll | Post

August 6, 2021- Lalo Alcaraz has been on a viral roll lately. The Today Show website interviewed the political cartoonist after his visual commentary on Simone Biles and the Olympics took off online: https://www.today.com/news/cartoon-praises-simone-biles-putting-her-mental-health-first-t227265?fbclid=IwAR3JkiXaeoY-w_YAX3G_p7V2fX6FRgoPgDu9-FvMK8lKEVPXfRdy4E6nJ-s   And he went literally viral with a new series of cartoons encouraging his readers to get the vaccine:...


Cartoonists talk authoritarianism | Post

July 29, 2021- Political cartoonists in the AAEC recently joined cartoonists from Nicaragua and the Philippines to discuss the similar threats both countries face from authoritarianism. Filipino-American artist Angelo Lopez, and Nicaraguan cartoonist Pedro X. Molina (currently living in the U.S. after receiving political asylum), logged on with Filipino political cartoonists Bern Fabro,...


Zyglis cartoons temporary casualty of the Guild war with Lee UPDATED | Post

July 19, 2021- Editorial cartoons by Adam Zyglis have disappeared from the pages of @TheBuffaloNews after the pulitzer prize winner joined the byline strike by the Buffalo Newspaper Guild against owner Lee Enterprises. Zyglis posted a social media alert, and The Daily Cartoonist has the details: http://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2021/07/19/buffalo-news-stops-running-adam-zyglis-cartoons-for-now/ UPDATE: In the wake of the Guild...


Seven Days’ publisher defends cartoonists and the work they do | Post

July 2, 2021- The Vermont alt-weekly Seven Days defended its cartoonists in a column from the publisher this week, and talked to Jen Sorensen, Keith Knight and local contributor Tim Newcomb about the difficult line they often straddle. Seven Days believes so strongly in the importance and power of editorial cartoons, they put out an entire...


CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 2021 Rex Babin Memorial Award for Excellence in Local Cartooning | Post

July 1, 2021- The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists is once again looking for the best in local political cartooning. The Rex Babin Memorial Award for Excellence in Local Cartooning, named after the late Sacramento cartoonist, focuses on state and local editorial cartoons, an issue of great importance to Babin during his lifetime....


 
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