Sunday, February 18, 2018

"Ben" Creator Daniel Shelton

From The Montreal Gazette.


Remember when we used to call them funny papers, those ever-present cartoon strips in our daily newspapers, that often as not we would turn to before settling into the more serious stuff.

Well, happy to say, they are still with us.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Cartoon Humor in Magazines

From Facebook.


Come join Michael Gerber, editor and publisher of The American Bystander – hailed as “the last great humor magazine” – as he discusses his amazing career from writing comedy for The New Yorker and Saturday Night Live to working with an array of such outstanding and legendary comics artists as Roz Chast, Seymour Chwast, Arnold Roth, Ed Sorel, Peter Kuper, Drew Friedman, Mimi Pond, Stan Mack, R.O. Blechman, M.K. Brown and Steve Brodner.

Free and open to the public!
Presented by Michael Dooley’s Design History of Comics and Animation class.

Monday, February 19th, 8:30PM
Art Center College of Design
LA Times Media Center, Hillside Campus
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena 91103 

* don't get lost: download directions on the discussions page.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Maclean's highlighting pay gap

 From The National Post.






Maclean’s magazine is highlighting the gender pay gap by asking men to fork over 26 per cent more for its latest issue.

The news magazine says it hopes the move “will stir urgent conversation.”

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Albuquerque Journal apologizes for cartoon

From The Washington Post.


Readers of the Albuquerque Journal opened up the opinion section on Wednesday to find a provocative, racially tinged cartoon.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

On the Edge: The Cartoon World of McLachlan

From the Chris Beetles Gallery.

"For crying out loud, hurry up!"

The Chris Beetles Gallery is delighted to present On the Edge: The Cartoon World of Ed McLachlan

A selling exhibition of over 200 cartoons by one of Britain's finest cartoonists.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

TCAF 2018 Announces First Round of Featured Guests

BK Munn In Sequential.

Posters by Ho Che Anderson and Fiona Smyth

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival today announced its first group of headline guests for the 2018 event taking place May 12-13 at the oronto Reference Library. 

Friday, February 2, 2018

The First Woman to Draw Wonder Woman

From The Daily Beast.



One of the first female cartoonists to succeed in a male-dominated field, Trina Robbins somehow also found time to make clothes for Mama Cass and show up in a Joni Mitchell song.