Matt Pritchett wins print Cartoonist of the Year

Victory to The Daily Telegraph’s pocket cartoonist at the British Press Awards. Via. The full list of nominees this year is here. Morning glory: Matt on April 1st 2009 in the Daily Telegraph.

UK Web and Mini Comix Thing 2009

Bloghorn’s Alex Hughes reports from the  UK Web and Mini Comix Thing which was held at Queen Mary’s University, Mile End, London last Saturday. This was my first experience of a comic convention (well, aside from a brief stroll through the Birmingham International Comics Show a few years back). I was more keen to attend […]

Going Bath in time at cartoon show

An exhibition of political and satirical cartoons goes on display at Bath Central Library from this Wednesday (April 1). Many of the 50 or so cartoons are rare and will not have been seen before. They include caricatures of Bath during its Georgian heyday by Thomas Rowlandson (creator of Bath Races, above, from 1810) images […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 27th March 2009. One: Peter Schrank in The Independent on faith. Two: Matthew Diffee in The New Yorker on marathon training season. Three: Riber Hansson in The Sydsvenskan on the all-American black hole. The PCO: Great British cartoon talent Subscribe to The Foghorn – our […]

Last issue of the DFC out today

The final issue of the DFC is out today, though a group of artists and writers who were involved in the comic have launched a new blog dedicated to news, drawings, and new projects called Super Comics Adventure Squad. You can also read some of the strips that will not now appear in print on […]

Artist of the Month – The Surreal McCoy

The Bloghorn’s PCO Artist of the Month, The Surreal McCoy, passes on tips for wannabe cartoonists: Never take rejection to heart- somebody, somewhere will love your work. You’ll just have to find them. And practise, practise and continue to practise drawing. Your style will eventually reveal itself. Then practise some more. I fully intend to […]

Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival on the map

Thinking of going to this year’s Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival but not sure where everything is happening? Well, here at Bloghorn we’ve put together an handy interactive map of all the events, workshops and exhibitions to help you plan your visit. Click on any of the markers on the map to get a run-down of […]

Campaign launched to save the DFC

A campaign has been launched to save the DFC, the weekly kids’ comic which is preparing to close on March 27, if a buyer cannot be found. A website called Save the DFC has been started by Barnaby Gunning, an architect who describes himself as a “parent of two DFC-loving kids”. He is trying to […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 20th March 2009. One: Christian Adams in The Daily Telegraph on banking on the polar ice-caps Two: William Haefeli in The New Yorker on pop-cultural references Three: Tim Bales in Prospect on Alcoholics Eponymous The PCO: Great British cartoon talent Subscribe to The Foghorn – […]