Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Reprint on the iPolitics website (18)

Tuesday's cartoon in Le Droit was reprinted in the iPolitics website.

It was also got 240 clicks on Twitpic.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune cartoonist Pat Bagley named finalist for Pulitzer Prize

Christopher Smart in The Salt Lake Tribune.

He’s something like a soothsayer and a weather vane, pundit and funnyman all rolled into one.

On Monday, longtime Salt Lake Tribune cartoonist Pat Bagley was recognized as a finalist in editorial cartooning for the Pulitzer Prize.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Charlotte Observer cartoonist Kevin Siers wins Pulitzer Prize

From The Charlotte Observer.

Editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers, who for the past quarter century has skewered political egos across the Carolinas with the soft tip of a paintbrush, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize today.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

"Fukushima Mon Amour" by Yossi Lemel

From the Center for the Study of Political Graphics.

Last month marked the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that caused the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

3-D Newspaper Ad Hides Inside a Classifieds Page

From AdWeek.

Innovative newspaper ads are a rare beast. We've seen a few fun ones lately—the Game of Thrones ad with the dragon shadow; the ad for the movie The Book Thief with two almost completely blank pages.

Here's an interesting one from Colombia. It's an ad for kitchens hidden inside a fake classifieds page—thanks to a nifty 3-D effect applied to the text. "The kitchen you are imagining is in HiperCentro Corona," says the headline.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014

George Lois and the Evolution of Modern Magazine Covers

Roman Mars in Slate.

You know the saying: You can’t judge a book by its cover. With magazines, it’s pretty much the opposite. The cover of a magazine is the unified identity for a whole host of ideas, authors, and designers who have created the eclectic array of stories and articles and materials within each issue. And, some would argue, this identity extends to the reader as well. If you’re seen with an issue of Vogue, you don’t just own that copy—you become a Vogue reader.