Cartoonist Laura Park shares her fascination with medical oddities, lesser-known murderers, morbid Victoriana, and more.
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.
According to Souriatnapress, Akram Raslan died in the spring of 2013 while in the custody of the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Many are showing their support for Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani, recently sentenced to 12 years in prison, under the hashtags #FreeAtena and #Draw4Atena.
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.
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.
The surviving Charlie Hebdo cartoonist who frequently drew Mohammed for the newspaper has announced he’s retiring the character.
“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.
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.