Welcome to the
Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation
We are home to some of the UK’s finest cartoonists’ talent, and we’re confident our members will be able to fulfil all your cartooning requirements. Of course, we don’t just supply cartoons for print and web; many of us are also caricaturists, workshop leaders in schools and community settings – and performance cartoonists.

To find out how to commission a cartoon, click here:
get your own cartoon
To browse other services, click here:
get your own cartoonist

Latest from the blog

The Genius of Giles

January 7, 2020 in Comment

Rupert Besley writes: Christine Keeler and Mandy Rice-Davies are back in the news. It’s become something of a festive tradition to bemoan the lack of good viewing in the Christmas schedules. ‘Absolutely nothing on telly,’ goes the cry. ‘Last year was bad enough and this year is worse.’ And so it has seemed this last…

Read More
PCO Cartoon Review of the Year 2019

January 1, 2020 in General, News

Cartoon © Brian Adcock, The Independent Glenn Marshall reporting from behind the paracetamol bottle: Once more it is time to look back with the traditional (well, third year running) PCO ‘Cartoon Review of the Year’. It was always going to be a very hard task to not just fill it with cartoons about Trump and BORXIT®…

Read More
Political Cartoon Awards 2019 – The Results

December 17, 2019 in Events, General, News

The winners! Peter Schrank standing in for Peter Brookes, Photo © Kasia Kowalska
 Clive Goddard writes: Another year of backslapping and mingling with strangers has been and gone at the glitzy Poltical Cartoon Awards. This time the whole event was forced to decamp from its usual palatial venue due to ‘the impending election’ causing everyone to cram…

Read More
Send in the Clowns?

December 8, 2019 in Comment, Events

Cartoon by © Rupert Besley Rupert Besley writes: [a personal viewpoint, not purporting in any way to represent the opinions of the PCO] For the first time in my life I’m seriously wondering if humour might not be doing more harm than good. That’s a worrying thought and no conclusion I would ever wish to…

Read More
Bringing Animals to Life cartoon workshop

October 30, 2019 in Events, General

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery have asked Jonathan Cusick to repeat the animal cartoon workshop he ran during this year’s cartoon festival, during the October half term. ‘Bringing Animals to Life’ is on Halloween, 31st October. It’s one of the activities they’ve ran to tie in with a major exhibition by local comic leg-end Charlie…

Read More
Press One to Continue Nightmare

October 28, 2019 in Comment

Rupert Besley writes (mainly because he couldn’t get through on the PCO helpline): I’m sure I’m not alone in my dislike of having other people’s words being put into my Choose from one of the following options, then click on Next to continue: – orifice – earplug – lexicon – exhaust pipe – rear end…

Read More