Monday, September 28, 2015

Matt Diffee Book Tour

New Yorker cartoonist Matt Diffee will be heading out on a little book tour to promote his recent collection Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Syria: Cartoonist Akram Raslan confirmed dead under torture

It is with great sorrow that the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received news of the killing of Syrian human rights defender and cartoonist Akram Raslan. Raslan, the Cartoonists Rights Network International (CRNI)'s 2013 winner of the Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning, died under torture in a government detention center a few months after being arrested in October 2012 at his workplace in Hama. There had been no confirmed news until Monday of Raslan’s whereabouts since he was detained three years ago. 

Friday, September 25, 2015

Cartoonists Meet in Caen

From Cartoon Movement.

On September 11-12 and 13, 35 political cartoonists from all corners of the globe came together in Normandy, France, to discuss the future of their profession after Charlie Hebdo.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Funny Graphs from Wumo

Mikael Wulff and cartoon artist Anders Morgenthaler (the creative duo known as Wumo) have created a brilliant series of graphs that illustrate some of the basic painful truths of everyday life in the Western world. Their graphs and diagrams are snarky and sarcastic but, for the most part, true.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Chats with Ralph Steadman

From ProCartoonists.

Ralph Steadman discusses his "Do It Yourself" exploits with The Guardian and – slightly less frivolously – his career in this Ten Minute Interview.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

"You Might Be From British Columbia if..."

From CBCNews British Columbia.

Veteran political cartoonist Dan Murphy has a new comic book on what it is like to live in British Columbia.

The book, "You Might Be From British Columbia if..." is an illustrated journey through the culture and cliches that make up the province.