Alexander bids for Superstar status

Alexander Matthews has made it to the final of a worldwide comic strip competition. The Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation member has made the final ten of Amazon’s Comic Strip Superstar, with a strip entitled Evil Twin According to the site, “Evil Twin is the story of twins Myron and Ludwig, two 10 year-old boys who, like […]

Artist of the Month – Chichi Parish

In our last chat with Artist of the Month Chichi Parish Bloghorn asked if she had any hot tips for wannabe cartoonists? Be curious, experiment, knowledge-share, join online forums, try all sorts of digital or traditional media until you find one which sings your song. Never be afraid to ask questions, no matter how dumb […]

Cartoonists crack Eggheads

The Cartoonists, a team put together by the Professional Cartoonists Organisation, stormed to victory on the TV quiz show Eggheads last night, after winning each of their head-to-head rounds. Egghead Kevin Ashman described it as “the most comprehensive defeat we’ve ever had”. Here, team captain Alex Hughes explains how it all happened A little over […]

Cartoonists on Eggheads tonight

A team representing the Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation, the organisation behind the Bloghorn, is set to appear on the BBC quiz show Eggheads tonight (October 29) at 6pm on BBC Two. The Cartoonists are, left-to right, Chris Burke, who was team stand-in, Alex Hughes, Royston Robertson, Robert Duncan, Graham Fowell and Martin Rowson. See the Bloghorn […]

Spotted at Bloghorn

Reader Euphrosene Labon spotted this – and Bloghorn recommends it. Phill Jupitus and comics.

Viz in rude health after 30 years

The first issue of Viz, from December 1979, and the 30th birthday issue Viz comic is celebrating its 30th birthday with a bumper issue featuring characters old and new and a new exhibition of original artwork. The exhibition 30 Years of Viz opens at the Cartoon Museum in London next week (November 4) and runs […]

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 23rd October 2009. One: Morten Morland in The Times, going postal Two: Kipper Williams in The Guardian on the bonus culture Three: Christian Adams in The Daily Telegraph on the fantasy world of the BNP leader The PCO: Great British cartoon talent Subscribe to The […]

A pick of Posy Simmonds

Cartoonist and social satirist Posy Simmonds will be talking about her graphic novel adaptations of classic literature in London on Saturday 24th October. Posy will be demonstrating and discussing her work and particularly her recent book Tamara Drewe which was based on Thomas Hardy’s novel Far From the Madding Crowd. The film adaptation of Posy’s […]