The 2008 Weblog Award finalists have been announced. In the category of best comic strip, the final 10 include: Day By Day, Calamities of Nature, Town Called Dobson, Garfield Minus Garfield, What The Duck, The Book of Biff, Medium Large, Dilbert, Jesus and Mo and xkcd. Voting begins sometime today through the 12th. On a […]
Rich Diesslin, an active TDC participant has launched his sixth annual Carton Days of Christmas (TCDC) on Monday of this month and will run through January 5th. Contributing cartoonists include: Sean Boley, Rich Diesslin, Kevin Edler, Dale Hunt, Larry Miller, Henry Ramsager, and Lan Hoang Vu (a.k.a. VAL) Hogan’s Alley has also posted a near […]
Universal Press Syndicate has started a new blog authored by comics editor John Glynn. From the email that I received from Kathie Kerr states that the purpose is to give comic fans a chance to see the inside workings of a syndicate. Inside the doors of Universal Press Syndicate are a lot of smart people, […]
The Washington Post has launched a new blog called “Comics Riff” which will be maintained by former Warped cartoonist Michael Cavna. The blog will be a daily critique of the funny pages, as well as interviews with cartoonists, reader polls and live discussions.
Rocky Mountain News editorial cartoonist Ed Stein has started a new election season graphic blog that is updated every Friday starting on the 4th of July running through the Democratic National Convention scheduled for Aug. 25-28 in Denver. From his blog: You’ll note that this is a significant departure from my normal work. Every Friday […]
A few new web sites have launched in the last couple of weeks. Kevin “KAL” Kallaugher has added a blog to his web site that will feature his sketches, roughs and commentary for his cartoons and animation. The Six Chix cartoonist now have a home on the web. The site offers a collection of Six […]
» A college editorial cartoonist writes “How to be a political cartoonist“ » Diesel Sweeties creator Rich Stevens is interviewed by Newsarama about his strip and the difference between his online and syndicated work. » Charles Brubaker has discovered YouTube video of Ford commercials designed by Dr. Seuss. » Mark Anderson’s book “Rub My Tummy […]
» Scott Adams’ blog has been moved to his newly redesigned web site. Check it out at dilbert.com/blog/ » Bleeker creator Jonathan Mahood is featured on the Sunday Funnies podcast. » TDC regular, InkSwig founder, Dawn Douglass has set up a new forum to discuss new and upcoming comics, or as she writes, “Wet Ink […]
The Daily Cartoonist will be going through some major changes over the next year and I’d like to invite you to check out the first change: a significant redesign and function of the blog. From my initial efforts in 2005, I’ve tried to maintain a professional level of reporting and I haven’t felt that the […]
Many of you know that TDC regular Dawn Douglass has spent years and a small fortune on creating a viable business model for cartoonists to make money on the web. She’s asking for feedback to a recent blog post about how cartoonists feel about her latest plan. For some months now, I’ve been trying to […]
Houston Chronicle editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson was on CNN last Friday (you can see video over on CNN). He was also on NPR last week. He’ll also be live-blogging the primary results tomorrow night.
The editorial cartooning community has been going through a season of discontent for many years and it seems that the pitch is only getting louder. If it’s not discussion of the gloom and doom of the newspaper industry, it’s the complaints about the book collections, who’s copying who and who’s pulling down the profession with […]
» Former Times of Northwest Indiana editorial cartoonist Stacy Curtis has made a new career in illustration and according to the Three Men in a Tub blog (which Stacy contributes) Stacy has recently won an illustration contest sponsored by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! You can see his drawing here. » A […]
David Horsey, editorial cartoonist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, has a new web site and blog with a discussion forum. After years and years of doing things the old fashioned way with India ink, drawing paper, brush and pens, I am taking the leap into the brave new world of interactive, multi-media journalism. Like Barry Bonds […]
Dan Piraro, creator of Bizarro, will be doing standup comedy on February 22 along with Johnny Steele at San Francisco’s Purple Onion. Their performance is called “Two Guys With Hats.” In other Piraro news, he’s evacuated his myspace blog and opened up a new over on blogger/blogspot.