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Weekly update  January 29, 2018
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'Beetle Bailey' cartoonist Mort Walker dies at 94
Walker began publishing cartoons at age 11 and was involved with more than half a dozen comic strips in his career, including "Hi and Lois," ''Boner's Ark" and "Sam & Silo." But he found his greatest success drawing slacker Beetle, his hot-tempered sergeant and the rest of the gang at fictional Camp ...
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How Joaquin Phoenix played a quadriplegic cartoonist in 'He Won't Get Far on Foot'
PARK CITY, Utah — For Joaquin Phoenix, there's a great irony to premiering his work at film festivals. "I've never, ever been to a film festival and actually seen a movie," says Phoenix, 43, huddled in the back of a hotel restaurant at the Waldorf Astoria Park City. Between red carpets and interviews, this ...
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'Beetle Bailey' creator and cartoonist Mort Walker dies at 94
Walker began publishing cartoons at age 11 and was involved with more than a half-dozen comic strips in his career, including "Hi and Lois," ''Boner's Ark" and "Sam & Silo." But he found his greatest success drawing slacker Beetle, his hot-tempered sergeant and the rest of the gang at fictional Camp ...
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Nevada County cartoonist featured in 'Who KIlled Hunter S. Thompson?'
Heading up the expedition were the infamous Mitchell brothers, who owned the O'Farrell Theater, accompanied by a pair of strippers from the theater — and a cartoonist well-known to Nevada County, R.L. Crabb, who had been hired to pen an account of the trial, which was garnering national headlines.
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Cartoonist Ann Telnaes created a Trump-themed ABC book that's very much for grownups
It was one month before the inauguration, and the editorial artist had been thinking of doing a book of Trump cartoons, yet a friend's suggestion kept recurring: Why not do a political "ABC" book that resembled a preschooler's early-reader introduction - except this alphabet would spell out its biting satire ...
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'Beetle Bailey' cartoonist Mort Walker dead at 94
Walker began publishing cartoons at age 11 and was involved with more than a half-dozen comic strips in his career, including Hi and Lois, Boner's Ark and Sam & Silo. But he found his greatest success drawing slacker Beetle, his hot-tempered sergeant and the rest of the gang at fictional Camp ...
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At 89 today, is Jules Feiffer our greatest living cartoonist?
AFTER SEVEN steady decades at the drafting board, Jules Feiffer believes he's doing some of his best work these days. And still, as he turns 89 today, what he sometimes renders most intensely is judgment toward his earlier, wobblier artistic self, back when he was trying to figure everything out.
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A cartoonist who never wanted to draw cartoons
With many aspiring artists in today's society, it is a common understanding that you must devote a lot of time to develop your skills. It has become somewhat of a necessity that young adults who are interested in taking those skills forward take classes or even go to a university focusing on art. For Dave ...
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How cartoonist Ann Telnaes created a Trump-themed ABC book that's very much for grownups
EVEN ON the road, during an 18-hour car trip through the South and well away from the Washington office, Ann Telnaes couldn't get President Trump out of her head. It was one month before the inauguration, and the editorial artist had been thinking of doing a book of Trump cartoons, yet a friend's ...
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Cartoonist Ann Telnaes created a Trump-themed ABC book that's very much for grownups
Even on the road, during an 18-hour car trip through the South and well away from the Washington office, Ann Telnaes couldn't get President Donald Trump out of her head. It was one month before the inauguration, and the editorial artist had been thinking of doing a book of Trump cartoons, yet a ...
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Remembering Chandi Lahiri, the unapologetic Bengali cartoonist who never made it beyond his state
This was typical of cartoonist Chandi Lahiri, who remained a Bengali cynic throughout his life, probing and questioning every aspect of middle-class Bengali existence through his inimitable pen-and-ink images. Before he closed his cartoon shop forever at the age of 87, Chandi-da, as he was popularly ...
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Cartoonist Ed Steed On His Grammy-Nominated Artwork From Father John Misty's 'Pure Comedy'
Josh Tillman (Father John Misty) personally reached out to New Yorker cartoonist Edward Steed to draw the piece, as his characteristic doodled illustrations and wry black humor served a perfect complement to the record's sardonic meditation on the modern condition. Steed began contributing to the ...
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Beloved 'New Yorker' Cartoonist Roz Chast on Chasing Your Dreams
This is perhaps a perfect example of the unmistakable voice of this legendary New Yorker cartoonist—mixing pathos with humor with what author and fellow New Yorker staffer Adam Gopnik described as a "discriminating eye for the truth" and a "matchless sense of the wacky." Chast's first cartoon ...
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'Baldo' Cartoonist On Why He Introduced a DREAMer Storyline
'Baldo' Cartoonist On Why He Introduced a DREAMer Storyline. Hector Cantú believes it is his responsibility not to have his comic strip's Latinx family living in a "fantasy land." Sameer Rao Jan 22, 2018 2:29PM EST. Black-and-white illustration of Brown boys and track and building. Colorlines ...
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Editorial cartoonist is one of the newest Order of Canada recipients
Brian Gable on why editorial cartoons still matter, who he won't target, and how he captures the comedy and tragedy of political events. 6:52. CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Report Typo or Error|Send Feedback. Popular now in news. 12084 reading now. Analysis. Why young people who ...
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Cartoonist Finds New Pleasure in Colorful Crumpled Paper
Despite his success with comics, the cartoonist had his paintings banned by the censorship board of the former military regime because of their political connotations. The paper pieces will be on display until Saturday at Yangon's Studio Square on the upper block of Maha Bandoola Street. One day he ...
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OAM honour for cartoonist shining light on current affairs in Bendigo
OAM honour for cartoonist shining light on current affairs in Bendigo ... But even as a child who spent much of his spare time drawing, he never thought he'd end up working as a cartoonist and on television for decades, work that would see him awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2018.
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Wolves cartoonist Bob Lawton hoping for promotion picture at Molineux
Bob Lawton, who has been following Wolves since 1956/57, is a prolific and award-winning cartoonist with a satirical flair for all things Wolves. Anyone who has caught Bob's work throughout this season on social media – which he does purely for enjoyment – will have noted his witty observations, ...
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Anything but 'Fake News': Cartoonist Josh Neufeld on his graphic account of the 'Donald Trump ...
Fortunately, there are still those who are dedicated to telling stories based on facts, such as New York Times best-selling cartoonist Josh Neufeld (A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge, American Splendor). In the fall of 2017, Columbia Journalism Review published Neufeld's five-page comic strip, "The ...
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Rich pickings for Worcester cartoonist whose work is admired around the world
NOT many people know about Richard Skipworth – he's one of Worcester's best kept secrets. And yet his work is seen and admired across the UK and abroad by thousands - if not millions - of people. Richard, who has lived in the city for the best part of 60 years, is a cartoonist and illustrator. Most people ...
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Pablo's World of Cartoons
The much beloved Pablo's World of Cartoons is celebrating ten years in business this year. The cartoonistand owner of Pablo's World of Cartoons, Pablo Suarez, has built his educational art programs delivering the services his clients have asked him for. Pablo's World of Cartoons offers a variety of ...
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The FBI gets a new acronym: Political Cartoons
The FBI gets a new acronym: Political Cartoons ... mrz012518dAPR. Next. Show Caption. 1 of 27. Expand. Check out our daily cartoon gallery featuring some of the best cartoonists from around the world, and across the political spectrum, covering current issues and figures. LA Daily News icon/logo ...
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'Rock Steady Row,' 'Mr. Fish' Win Top Slamdance Awards (EXCLUSIVE)
"Just like Fish's cartoons, 'Mr. Fish: Cartooning From the Deep End' is a gateway to hard political discourse, challenging social norms and forcing us to look more closely at what tolerance means. For showing us what is lost when political art is sacrificed to subscription fees, and capturing its subject with ...
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Cartoons, comics featured at Kish Art Gallery
MALTA — The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will be hosting a group exhibition by the Chicago Area Cartoonists and Comics. ... included in the show are multiple Ignatz Award Winners, multiple Eisner Awards Winners, a Harvey Award Winner, a National Cartoonist Society Award Winner, and two New ...
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5 powerful cartoons from one of Israel's most renowned political cartoonists
NEW YORK — This city bears a special significance to Israeli-Belgian cartoonist Michel Kichka. A visit here in the early 1980s helped launch a career in which he would draw political cartoons that appear in newspapers around the world. Kichka was living in Israel, having moved there at the age of 19 ...
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The Mueller vs. Trump showdown, as skewered through cartoons
LAST SUMMER, we almost had this administration's Archibald Cox moment. Cox, of course, was the first special prosecutor named in the Watergate investigation, and the man President Richard Nixon wanted fired in October of 1973 in what became the "Saturday Night Massacre." Forty-four years later, ...
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Bruce Plante Cartoon: Shutdown Throwdown
The unAmerican Dems tried to further ruin America and die on a hill being propped up by noncitizens. Report Add Reply. Welcome to the discussion. Log In. The Tulsa World requires that you use your real first and last name on your account, which will appear next to your comments. If you see a ...
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For the Kids: Activities include Winterfest, cartooning workshop
A cartooning and caricature workshop is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 27) at the Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave. The cost is $30 ($25 for Friends of the Museums members). Advance registration is recommended by calling 262-653-4140. Students will learn the basic character development, draw ...
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Israeli illustrator Michel Kichka on 'fake news,' why he feels high in NYC and his next graphic novel
NEW YORK (JTA) — This city bears a special significance to Israeli-Belgian cartoonist Michel Kichka. A visit here in the early 1980s helped launch a career in which he would draw political cartoons that appear in newspapers around the world. Kichka was living in Israel, having moved there at the age of ...
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Today's Birthday 26/1
New Zealand cartoonist Murray Ball, best known for Stanley the Palaeolithic Hero and the Footrot Flats comic series, died in March last year aged 78. His long-running strip Footrot Flats, which followed the adventures of a man and his sheepdog, ran in newspapers across the world from 1976 until 1994 ...
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The FBI gets a new acronym: Political Cartoons
The FBI gets a new acronym: Political Cartoons ... Show Caption. 1 of 27. Expand. Check out our daily cartoon gallery featuring some of the best cartoonists from around the world, and across the political spectrum, covering current issues and figures. Tags: political cartoons. Press-Enterprise icon/logo ...
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The First Woman to Draw Wonder Woman
In her new memoir, Last Girl Standing, groundbreaking cartoonist Trina Robbins tells stories about her brushes with fame that include making clothes for Mama Cass and Donovan, hanging out with the Byrds, sleeping with Jim Morrison, and appearing in the Joni Mitchell song "Ladies of the Canyon": ...
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Nazri Welcomes Criticism Of Politicians In Cartoons
Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz during the launching of the Kartun Dan Kita exhibit at Muzium Negara yesterday. Photo: Berita Harian. Cartoonists should be allowed to create more satirical pieces that act as political commentary and criticism to continue expressing their thoughts. Tourism and Culture Minister ...
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Book of cartoons looks at sports from a gay angle
Bears and bears. Tight ends and tight ends. Double entendres abound in sports, with terms and situations that can be viewed through a homoerotic lens. Cartoonist Dylan Edwards explores these issues in a book of cartoons called "The Outfield." For eight years, "The Outfield" ran as a series on ...
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CARTOONS: Turnbull nullius
You can see more cartoons from Mark on his website Mark David Cartoons or follow him on Twitter @mdavidcartoons. Creative Commons Licence This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia License ...
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Mr. Fish: Cartooning from the Deep End
I grew up in the age of newspapers. We were a Los Angeles Times family. I remember three things about the Times: Charles Schultz, Bill Watterson, and Conrad. Ah, Conrad. His editorial cartoons were artistic and provocative. He even came to my high school to inspire the futures of an auditorium full of ...
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Drawn to the News: 16 cartoons on the government shutdown
With Democrats and Republicans pointing fingers at each other, Congress failed to pass a spending bill last week, leading to a three-day federal government shutdown that ended Monday. Here is how 16 editorial cartoonists reacted to the shutdown.
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Self-Confessed: Alison Bechdel: 'Inappropriately Intimate Comics' by Vermont artist laureate
Ten pages of Bechdel's "Cartoonist's Introduction" at the entrance to the Fleming Museum's main gallery open the exhibition "Self-Confessed! The Inappropriately Intimate Comics of Alison Bechdel." Accompanying the exhibit, in the Fleming's Wolcott Gallery, is an exhibition of 19th century lithographs, ...
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The Prince and the Dressmaker Is the Fairytale We've All Been Waiting For
Jen Wang is a cartoonist/author living in Los Angeles. She's also one of the minds behind the gorgeous and inclusive celebration of comics, Comic Arts LA, an annual convention held in the city. I was lucky enough to read her sumptuous new book, The Prince and the Dressmaker, which tells the tale of ...
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Video: 7 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday (Jan. 25)
New Jersey joins a DACA lawsuit, a sneak preview of Montclair's new hotel and a conversation with Record sports cartoonist Charlie McGill - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." Loading… Post to Facebook. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation.
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Cong. Emanu-El to Host 'Cartoonists Against the Holocaust' Exhibit and Presentation
An exhibition of Cartoonist panels will take place at Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester, 2125 Westchester Avenue, Rye, New York, beginning January 29 through the end of March. The opening ceremony and lecture will be presented by Julie Scallero and Steve Goldberg, co-directors of education ...
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If you can't take the heat, get out of politics, says Nazri
As public figures, he said, they should be able to accept criticism and not be too sensitive about it, singling out "cartoonist critics" like Zunar and Fahmi Reza. Nazri said both should continue drawing despite facing sedition charges for their work criticising the prime minster, his family members and the ...
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Nick Seluk's 'The Awkward Yeti' Is Uniquely Weird (Like All of Us)
Cartoonist Nick Seluk brings our internal conversations to life with his web comic empire, 'The Awkward Yeti.' "Lars might be a little awkward, but that's what makes him Lars." That's how Nick Seluk explains to me the origin story of The Awkward Yeti, a web comic that began as a self-published children's ...
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Weather in New Orleans for Mardi Gras parades the weekend of Jan. 27? Eh...
The Krewe du Vieux parades through the Faubourg Marigny Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, to the theme, 'The Crass Menagerie.' Cartoonist Bunny Matthews was the king of the parade, known for its wild satire, adult themes, and political comedy. The group's 17 sub-krewes wound through the Marigny and ...
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Daily News Bytes: Conscious Cartoons Fest, Channel Frederator Hits 10B Views, 'Pacific Rim ...
Founding Director Bill Jarcho, a 35-year industry vet, hopes to grow the competition to a point where Conscious Cartoons will fund independent animators to create more of these message films for wider distribution. Submissions are now open with the festival offering $20,000 in cash prizes — including ...
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'Bernard and Huey': Film Review | Slamdance 2018
Mirvish contacted the legendary cartoonist/writer, but Feiffer was unable to locate the script. After much sleuthing, a copy was eventually located, followed by the original, handwritten draft that was found in Feiffer's archives at the Library of Congress. The resulting film, Bernard and Huey, serves as this ...
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Jeron Braxton's 'Glucose' Wins Top Animation Prize At Sundance
Glucose, the indie short by 23-year-old American filmmaker Jeron Braxton, has won the Short Film Jury Award for Animation at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. This is the short's official description via the Sundance program: "Sugar was the engine of the slave trade that brought millions of ...
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Homes & Lifestyle
Then, she described her work with cartoonist Stephanie Piro to create Compassionate Cartoons about Divorce, which is available from Amazon for $4.99. From the email, I understood that the premise of the book of cartoons about a solemn subject was that an image and a short line of text can often ...
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How the world's cartoonists are viewing the dawn of Trump's Year Two
Why do we need an outsider's viewpoint anyway, you might ask. Well, as such cartoonists as Tom Janssen of the Netherlands illustrates: Without a little awareness, our sense of our ourselves can become as distorted as a funhouse mirror — even as much as we love an affirmingly warped perspective.
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Sundance: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot — nothing really sticks
As if to demonstrate his indifference to the critics, Van Sant's follow-up, a sketchy biopic of Portland cartoonist John Callahan (1951-2010), involves not only another cataclysmic car crash but also a man on a quest for forgiveness. Van Sant, a director who moves unflappably between arthouse and ...
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