Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 29th May 2009. One: Richard Jolley in Private Eye. If shoplifters had the same rights as MPs … Two: Andy McKay NAF in The Spectator: “I’m worried my husband finds out I’m not gay.” Three: German cartoonist Rainer Hachfeld on nukes in North Korea Four: […]

Artist of the Month – Ken Pyne

Bloghorn asked our Artist of the Month, Ken Pyne, what was his advice for anyone wanting to be a cartoonist. Hot tips for wannabes? Just because an editor tells you your cartoon isn’t funny doesn’t mean to say it is unfunny. Never think people turning down your work may have a point – just get […]

Illingworth exhibition opens

The exhibition celebrating the life and work of the Daily Mail cartoonist Leslie Illingworth was opened on Tuesday evening at the Political Cartoon Gallery in London by celebrated cartoonist and artist Ralph Steadman. Leslie Gilbert Illingworth (1902 – 1979) was perhaps one of the last great practitioners of penmanship to take up political cartooning. This […]

Only tools and performances

The cover of The New Yorker magazine was drawn by Jorge Colombo’s finger which manipulated an iPhone application in the fashion shown above. Good on them and him.

Cartoon book has that Friday feeling

PCOer Alex Matthews has published a book of cartoons with the rather unlikely title of Crystalline Structure Friday. It brings together dozens of single-panel “Alexander” cartoons from magazines such as Private Eye and Prospect, along with previously unseen work. Bloghorn is amused by Alex’s twisted and surreal view of the world, so we cornered him […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 22nd May 2009. One: Christian Adams in The Daily Telegraph on defences over MPs expenses Two: Mac (Stan McMurtry) in The Daily Mail: “Bad news, Joanna Lumley has called a snap election.” Three: and Tim Sanders in The Independent on bureaucracy. The PCO: Great British […]

Artist of the Month – Ken Pyne

Welcome to the Bloghorn’s continuing interview with Ken Pyne, our current Artist of the Month. We are showcasing one of Ken’s caricatures for Private Eye magazine above. Bloghorn asked Ken which other cartoonists he liked. The other cartoonists I admire, that are still alive, are the ones too good to get published as much as […]