Monday, December 18, 2017

Eaten Fish released!

From the AAEC.

Adaptation of an Eaten Fish cartoon

After four years in a detention camp, cartoonist Ali Dorani (aka Eaten Fish) has been released. 

The young Iranian cartoonist has been the focus of international attention on his plight and the deplorable conditions in Australian-run refugee camps on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea.

Here is the press release on this breaking news.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Cartoonist Lee Judge Leaves the "Kansas City Star"

From The Kansas City Star.

It’s 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 15, and I’m about to start my last day at The Kansas City Star.

April 1, 1981 was my first day at The Star, and back then my boss was editorial page editor Jim Scott. 

Not long after I arrived in Kansas City, Jim taught me a valuable lesson.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Women Who Draw

From the website Women Who Draw.

The site "Women Who Draw" is an open directory of female illustrators intended to encourage art directors, editors, publishers and designers to hire women illustrators more frequently. 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tomi Ungerer in The New York Times

From Tomi Ungerer's website.

How soon, darkness at noon. ©Tomi Ungerer, 2017

The New York Times
recently asked Tomi Ungerer, and a variety of other artists, to reflect on the year that’s been for their Turning Points magazine. 

The magazine explores what critical moments from this year might mean for the year ahead; Ungerer’s contribution reflects on the ongoing destruction of our environment, and the tipping point that 2017 has been for social and environmental crises:

Monday, December 11, 2017

50 years of Aislin

Every Monday in 2017, the Montreal Gazette has featured an Aislin cartoon drawn over the past 50 years, with a backstory for each.

Aislin editorial page cartoon upon the death of CJAD morning man George Balcan.