Annual Convention

Annual Convention October 5-8

The AAEC and Association of Canadian Cartoonists will be joining with the Cartoon Art Museum in San Franscisco for a 3-day celebration of editorial art and political cartoonists, October 5-8, 2023.

Online registration is now open!

The Battle for Pittsburgh — UPDATED

By now you've probably heard that Rob Rogers is in a war with his own editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Keith Burris, a pro-Trump sympathizer, has been spiking Rogers' daily cartoons for a couple of weeks now — and readers have begun to notice. The story went national over the past 48 hours and is picking up momentum.


While the newspaper isn't running his editorial cartoons, they have no problem crowing about the Golden Quill award Rogers recently won for the same:


If you want to follow things as they blows up, Rob's facebook page is and Twitter handle is @Rob_Rogers.


UPDATE: On Tuesday, June 6, Rob announced he was going on vacation while the situation with his editor is resolved.


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