The Sun shines on cartoonists

Tim Harries has started drawing a new strip for children in The Sun, one of many members providing cartoons for the UK’s best-selling paper. Tim told the blog: “I got a call asking for a strip to run in a kids’ pull-out section of their TV guide during the school holidays. The deadline was […]

Personal Bests: Dressage

The performance aspects of the games make the spectacle. Nice horse boots! More Personal Bests, first displayed at the annual Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival.

Personal Bests: All together now

The activities of the bodies beautiful at the London Olympics get ever more extreme as the Games approach their climax. Enjoy other artistic activity with a look back through Personal Bests.

Good and bad news at the Games

The Olympics has presented a problem for hard-bitten, cynical cartoonists, because it has turned out to be something of a Good News Story. We’ve been keeping an eye on the very latest Olympics cartoons – as well as presenting the Personal Bests exhibition from the Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival – and present a round-up here. Be […]

Personal Bests: British Winners

As it has turned out we’ve needed more podia (?) to fit them all on. Look out for more Personal Bests during week two of the Olympics.

The Round-up

Drawn points us to a public reply by cartoonist and illustrator Alec Longstreth, in response to a request for spec work. It’s always worth remembering that cartoonists should be paid for their endeavours, so be sure to give it a read. Malaysian cartoonist Zunar has won his claim against the country’s government over the seizure of 66 of his […]

Personal Bests: Prepare the Stadium!

Activity at the Olympic Stadium on this, the sixth day seventh day* of competition in the London 2012 Olympic Games. Try weaving back through a few Personal Bests  here. * Scribe to be struck down by the god(s) – Ed

Personal Bests: Technical terms

So many sports, so many new terms to learn. You can enjoy more great jokes in our permanent portfolios or scroll back through our Personal Bests exhibition.