Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 27th February 2009. One: Peter Brookes in The Times on Mandelson’s delusions of grandeur Two: Kipper Williams in The Guardian on more plunging shares Three: P.C. Vey in Readers Digest (US) on troubled time for bankers, one of 10 Ways to Laugh at the Recession […]

PCO patron stands up for Comic Relief

Bloghorn is delighted to report that one of our patrons is making a debut performance in a tricky art form this weekend. Times columnist and BBC Radio Four presenter Libby Purves is taking on the art of stand-up comedy on behalf of Comic Relief. We know she was nervous about doing this, but we also […]

Artist of the Month – Neil Dishington

Bloghorn finished our interview with Artist of the Month, Neil Dishington ‘Dish’, by asking about his thoughts on the future of making jokes in drawing. I hope there is one. I used to advise the kids I taught to ‘go for it’ otherwise you will regret not giving it a go. I still meet up […]

Bloghorn Goes Global – Cartooning News from Around the World

New Cartoon Museum set to open. Angoulême, in the Poitou-Charentes region of western France and home to the recent International Comics Festival (as reported here) is to get a 1,300 sq m museum dedicated to the history and practice of creating cartoons and comics. The museum is planned to open in June, when entrance fees […]

Murdoch apologises for chimp cartoon

Rupert Murdoch, Chairman of the New York Post, the newspaper which published a recent controversial cartoon by Sean Delonas has apologised for the offence it has caused.

Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival 2009

The events for the 2009 Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival have been announced. This year’s theme of Science coincides with the 200th anniversary celebrations of Charles Darwin‘s birth in the town. This year’s creative art and science activities run across Friday 24th and Saturday 25th of April, 2009. Public entertainment: Friday 24th and Saturday 25th April, […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 20th February 2009. One: Fran Orford in Private Eye on paying top whack Two: Paul Thomas in the Express on job security Three: and Steve Bell in the Guardian on that underwater bonk. The PCO: Great British cartoon talent Subscribe to The Foghorn – our […]

Artist of the Month – Neil Dishington

Bloghorn asked February’s Artist of the Month, Neil Dishington which other cartoon work had helped to inspire him: I was influenced by David McKee and Mike Williams…his recent exhibition at the Cartoon Museum (and the Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival) was a real gem. Larry (the late Terence Parkes) of course and a few artists for […]

BBC Radio Four peeps into Clubland

Cartoon by Stan Eales, owned by the Royal Automobile Club BBC Radio Four’s Today website has a series of pictures on A Peep into Clubland, the new exhibition at the Cartoon Museum. There’s more on the show here.