Friday, December 19, 2014

Adrian Raeside Issues Apology For Offending the Wrong People

Alan Gardner in The Daily Cartoonist.



Adrian Raeside has posted an apology for an interpretation of one of his recent cartoons that ran in The Times Colonist. The First Nations leaders felt they were put down by being compared or associated with bugs.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Editor Faces Possible Prison Sentence Over Cartoon

From Cartoonists Rights Network.


Stephff (Stephane Peray), the artist behind an ISIS-skewering cartoon published in the Jakarta Post that’s put the paper’s chief editor in the crosshairs of Indonesia’s blasphemy laws, has made his first statement concerning that controversy — by means of a cartoon.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

“The Art of Richard Thompson”

Alan Gardner reviews “The Art of Richard Thompson” in The Daily Cartoonist.


This Tuesday “The Art of Richard Thompson” will hit book shelves everywhere. Within the span of 220 or so pages are hundreds of examples of his work along with interviews with Richard by notable individuals (Peter de SèveGene Weingarten and Bill Watterson ) who are well respected or masters of the craft themselves. 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Reprint on the "Yahoo! Canada" website (14)

Last Saturday's cartoon in Le Droit is featured on the Yahoo Canada website.

Le Droit, Saturday December 13, 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

Zap: An Interview with Robert Crumb

From the archives of The Comics Journal.


Zap: The Interviews, Volume 9 of The Comics Journal Library, hits stores this month, collecting all the Zap-related Comics Journal interviews, plus several previously unpublished conversations with the Zap cartoonists.In celebration of this release, we’re going to do something a little different. Instead of sampling the book with excerpts from the interviews, we will be supplementing the book with interviews that didn’t quite fit into the 264-page anthology. Please enjoy Gary Groth’s complete interview with Robert Crumb from TCJ #143,

Friday, December 12, 2014

Clay Bennett Wins 2014 Berryman Award

From the Times Free Press.

"Community Relations", August 15, 2014

The National Press Foundation has named Chattanooga Times Free Press cartoonist Clay Bennett as the recipient of the 2014 Clifford K. & James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Best of Britain's Political Cartoons 2014

From the Ellwood Atfield Gallery.



The UK’s leading cartoonists were eligible for two awards, the Political Cartoonist of the Year and the Political Cartoon of the Year. The results were announced by guest of honour Jeremy Paxman, at the award ceremony on December 2nd.