Cartoonist Laura Park shares her fascination with medical oddities, lesser-known murderers, morbid Victoriana, and more.
Right-wing Cartoonist Inserts Betsy DeVos into Iconic Civil Rights Painting
Glenn McCoy appropriated Norman Rockwell’s “The Problem We All Live With,” replacing the six-year-old black girl who desegregated a public school with the billionaire Secretary of Education.
Cartoonist Pronounced Dead, Believed Murdered by Syrian Regime
According to Souriatnapress, Akram Raslan died in the spring of 2013 while in the custody of the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Solidarity or Armchair Activism? Drawing for Atena Farghadani
Many are showing their support for Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani, recently sentenced to 12 years in prison, under the hashtags #FreeAtena and #Draw4Atena.
Iranian Artist Gets 12 Years in Prison for Political Cartoon
Atena Farghadani, a 28-year-old artist on trial in Iran over a cartoon that depicts members of parliament as animals, has been sentenced to 12 years and 9 months in prison.
Two Killed at Muhammad Art Contest in Texas, ISIS Claiming Responsibility
Last night, two men were killed and one man was injured at the American Freedom Defense Initiative’s “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest” in the Dallas/Forth Worth area.
Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist Will No Longer Draw Mohammed
The surviving Charlie Hebdo cartoonist who frequently drew Mohammed for the newspaper has announced he’s retiring the character.
The Serious Business of ‘New Yorker’ Cartoons
“Cartoons either make the strange familiar or the familiar strange,” says New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff in Leah Wolchok’s documentary about the magazine’s enduring cartoon department, Very Semi-Serious.
Cartooning Against the Communists for the CIA
It’s always strange to hear about artists in the pay of governments — the union seems so mismatched. In a recent interview with the Washington City Paper, cartoonist Chip Beck discussed using his pen to further the CIA’s mission abroad.