Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Michael Sloan wins Pulitzer in Editorial Cartooning

From The Pulitzer Prize.

Writer Jake Halpern and cartoonist Michael Sloan won the Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Cartooning for an emotionally powerful series, told in graphic narrative form, that chronicled the daily struggles of a real-life family of refugees and its fear of deportation. 

Welcome to the New World” was published in 19 installments in The New York Times.

Jake Halpern is the co-author, most recently, of the novel “Edgeland.” 
Michael Sloan is an illustrator and artist.

Monday, April 16, 2018

15th Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival

From the Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival website.

A wide range of cartoons are on offer this year; cartoons from America, Ireland, Belgium as well as the UK, workshops, live drawing and a panel discussion. Come along to Shrewsbury this April for all manner of cartoon treats! 

Saturday, April 14, 2018

World Press Photo Contest 2018 – Highlights

From The Guardian.

José Victor Salazar Balza, 28, catches fire amid violent clashes with riot police during a protest against the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, in Caracas. 

Highlights from this year’s World Press Photo competition include Ronaldo Schemidt’s image of a man on fire, which took the top prize.

Friday, April 13, 2018

KAL’s favourite cartoons

To celebrate KAL’s 40 years working with The Economist, we interviewed KAL and asked him to choose some of his favourite cartoons.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Humboldt Broncos cartoon resonates with Canadians

From Global News.

A Nova Scotia cartoonist’s illustration capturing the country’s pain in the wake of the tragic bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team is being described online as powerful, poignant and heart-wrenching.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Aydin Doğan International Cartoon Competition Deadline

The deadline to participate in the 35th Aydin Doğan International Cartoon Competition is May 4th.
All the information here.