Round up: What the Bloghorn saw

Rob Murray writes: With Steve Bell’s one-man restrospective at the Cartoon Museum having just closed, the Guardian cartoonist – and member of the UK Professional Cartoonists Organisation, which runs the Bloghorn – has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Brighton. New Yorker cartoonist Ed Koren has been interviewed by Vermont Public Radio […]

Doctor Who at the Cartoon Museum

Almost as long as Doctor Who has been on — and off — our TV screens he has also been seen in his comics incarnation. The world’s longest running sci-fi series began in late 1963 and the Doctor first appeared in cartoon form in TV Comic in the following year. A new exhibition, Doctor Who […]

Round up : What the Bloghorn saw

Rob Murray writes: A handsome new book about the use of cartoons in early advertising is released this month by graphic novel and comic art publisher Fantagraphics Books. In 128 full-colur pages, Drawing Power spans from the 1870s to the 1940s and features lesser-known work by cartoonists such as Peter Arno, Thomas Nast, George Herriman […]

Cartooning in real-time

Response to printed and digital cartoons is now pretty much instant as this tweet about a drawing by Peter Brookes of The Times shows. View Status Peter’s colleague Morten Morland (a PCO member) had a swift response below View Status The standard response of editorial cartoonists to feedback like this is View Status Or complete silence, […]

Foghorn Cartoon Magazine – No. 51

Summer is here and our thoughts turn to holidays, so the latest issue of Foghorn, the magazine of the Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation, looks at the behaviour of the British abroad. The cover is by the PCO’s Robert Duncan. The magazine is available to subscribers for the annual price of £20 for six full colour issues. If you’re interested in taking […]

Bloghorn is on its way!

You’ll see the new PCO artist portfolio website is now up and running, and we will be merging the PCO’s blog – Bloghorn – here soon! In the meantime, keep up with all the news from the world of cartooning at the original Bloghorn

Obscene postcards? You be the judge

An exhibition of seaside postcards that were banned by local councils in the 1950s opens in Margate this week. I Wish I Could See My Little Willy named after a postcard by Bob Wilkin, above, enraged the authorities in the prudish post war years. The show is being held at the Pie Factory gallery, opposite […]

Round up : What the Bloghorn saw

Rob Murray writes: More details are emerging about The Phoenix, a new weekly comic from the former editor of the short-lived DFC that is due to launch in January. The Phoenix blog features an animated trailer for one of its strips, ‘The Pirates of Pangaea’ by Daniel Hartwell and Neill Cameron, while its latest email […]