Universal Uclick has announced that it has signed Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Matt Davies. From the press release: Known for his unapologetic voice, the liberal-leaning Davies offers an informed international view and a notably different mindset from many of his American peers. Born in London, England in 1966, Davies moved to the United States in [...]
The website Makers has produced a series of videos of Cathy creator Cathy Guisewite on the topic of her strip, her life, balance of work, family, feminism, and traditions.
You really don’t need another reason why you should be attending this year’s AAEC convention in Salt Lake City, but convention organizer Pat Bagley is still making awesome things happen. Pat has secured the rights to screen the Herblock documentary, “Herblock: The Black & The White”, I mentioned back in April. The documentary was first [...]
The New York Times profiles Khalid Albaih, a cartoonist living out of Qatar, who’s become very influential in the Middle East. Lanky, with thick glasses and a nerdy air, Mr. Albaih does not look the part of a rebel. By day, he works in multimedia for the Qatar Museum Authority here, sitting behind a 27-inch [...]
Cal Grondahl, the editorial cartoonist for The Standard Examiner in Ogden Utah, recently drew a cartoon that has upset the local law enforcement community. The cartoon depicting officers walking away from a dead body stating, “Respect the badge or else”. The cartoon, like most all of Cal’s editorial cartoons, ran along side a companion house [...]
After reading about Jan Eliot’s three months living in South Africa, I found this interesting post by cartoonist Jessica Abel about her experience living in France for the last year: The short version: we are here in France, we plan to stay longer, and we are happy to be here, but not so happy that [...]
Today’s Google Doodle is a tribute to Maurice Sendak. One of the better ones if you ask me.
Stone Soup creator Jan Eliot spent three months living in South Africa earlier this year. She’s back now and has posted some of the highlights of her travel: South Africa is a gorgeous place, and False Bay is fed by both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. It’s green like the Mediterranean but big and wild [...]
According to King Features Syndicate Rex Morgan M.D. is turning 65. From King Features: Dr. Dallis created REX MORGAN M.D. not only as an exciting and entertaining comic strip, but also as an educational tool: a comic strip that would heighten the awareness of readers about the importance of modern medicine. Over the years, we [...]
More video from the Reuben Awards. This video is of Baby Blues co-creator Rick Kirkman. The video and sound are better than some of the other video’s I posted. Unfortunately, no video of co-winner Brian Crane.
To a standing ovation, Universal Uclick’s Lee Salem accepted the National Cartoonist Society’s Silver T-Square award. Introduced by Cathy Guisewhite.
Funny story by one of this year’s Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year Rick Kirkman, co-creator of Baby Blues, whose fortune cookie weeks before his Reuben Award win predicted “Many successes will accompany you this year.” I can’t even remember the last time I’d had a fortune that actually told a fortune. Most have been cheesy [...]
Great news about Diesel Sweeties’ R. Stevens. From Boing Boing To help prevent lymphedema or control the swelling if it does happen, many doctors recommend we use compression sleeves. It used to be that the only kind of sleeves available looked like big ugly bandages, but LympheDIVAs, a company started by two women with breast [...]
MAD Mag cartoonist and National Cartoonist Society President Tom Richmond posted a recap of the Reuben Award weekend. The interesting part to the tie for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year was that the votes were tallied twice and still ended up in a tie. The big surprise of the night was that there were TWO [...]
Johnny Hart Walk of Fame star missing; found BC comic creator Johnny Hart was honored with a star on the Sidewalk of the Stars in 1991 in Bingingham, NY, but that star went missing recently. Fortunately the star wasn’t stolen, but had come loose during snow removal and the city removed it for safe keeping [...]