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Draw The Line Here cartoon book in national press

July 3, 2015 in News

(IMAGE cropped to remove accompanying article about Jimmy Savile play) THE PROFESSIONAL Cartoonists’ Organisation‘s collection of cartoons inspired by the Charlie Hebdo murders has received a very positive review in the UK national newspaper The Morning Star. “Draw The Line Here is a spontaneous response by British political cartoonists to the murderous violation of .…

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Cartoon News – Round Up – links

July 1, 2015 in News

  CARTOON NEWS ROUND UP: Women in Cartooning – a talk by Ann Telnaes at Moses Znaimer’s IdeaCity Conference in Toronto earlier this month.   RONALD SEARLE – a tribute site covers lesser-known facets of his life complete with wonderful illustrations American politician “jokes” about wanting to shoot a cartoonist… Astonishing case of Cartoon Plagiarism.…

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Herne Bay Cartoon Festival approaches

July 1, 2015 in Events, General, News

With the scorching hot weather we’re having, it’s a good time to think about planning a trip to the seaside. And Herne Bay in Kent is just the place to go. The third Herne Bay Cartoon Festival begins later this month with an exhibition called Lines in the Sand opening at the Beach Creative gallery…

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Cartoonist Royston organises poster in a brewery . . .

June 19, 2015 in General, News

PCO MEMBER, cartoonist Royston Robertson reports on an interesting commission he undertook recently. While most cartoonists have to make do with the usual speculative submissions to the shrinking gag cartoon market or highly-specific corporate cartoons for Car Rental  companies or the European Rubber production industries, Royston found himself asked to produce something for one of…

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Cartoonists’ Rights Network – freedom for Atena Farghadani letter

June 9, 2015 in News

THE CARTOONISTS’ RIGHTS Network has published an open letter to The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei appealing for the release of artist Atena Farghadani. Farghadani was arrested last August for drawing a cartoon criticising new Iranian laws imposing further restrictions of women. The intention of the letter is…

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