Satire on the Front Line

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi and PCO member Martin Rowson are holding an illustrated talk on human rights and political cartooning at The Free Word Centre, London, on Friday 18th November. Indian human rights defender Aseem Trivedi has been arrested, imprisoned and shut out of mainstream Indian media for his powerful ‘Cartoons Against Corruption’ series. When Aseem […]

Phoenix Cinema/PCO Productions Proudly Present…

© Glenn Marshall The Phoenix Cinema Exhibition space is proud to present it’s November show “Cartoonists at the Cinema’. Some of the country’s most prolific, well-known and finest cartoonists and humorous illustrators pay a visit to the flicks! Jumping off the pages of printed media and onto the walls of the Phoenix Cinema, they are […]

Cartoonists conquer new festival

The first Hastings & 1066 Country Cartoon Festival took place on the weekend of October 15 and 16, to coincide with the 950th anniversary of the battle that changed the course of English history. The cartoonists, mostly Professional Cartoonists Organisation members, expected to do battle with the elements, as it’s unusual to have an outdoor cartoon festival […]

Saint – Just – le – Martel (take 2)

Justine makes her entrance © Mika Schick Report by Terry Anderson Photography by Mika Schick As previously noted on the Blog, the 35th Salon International de la Caricature, du Dessin de Presse et d’Humour took place in Saint-Just-le-Martel, France from the 1st to 9th of October. After three and a half decades the Salon can truly be […]

Cartoonist to help boost CBS ratings

Liza Donnelly The major US TV broadcaster is adding New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly to its “CBS This Morning” crew in order to “grow its brand on social media and beyond”. The idea is to “differentiate” the show’s coverage on TV and via social media. “It brings a visual component to stories that doesn’t exist […]

PCO Profile: Rory Walker

© Rory Walker Rory’s many talents include artworks and assets created for Publishing, Traditional Media, New Media, and everything else in-between. Children’s books, chapter books, magazine editorial, video game and smart apps. You name the pie, Rory’s got  got his fingers in it. © Rory Walker © Rory Walker Specialties: Art, illustration, cartoons, cartooning, art […]

Meanwhile in Europe…

© CoCo As The Guardian quietly ushers three more long serving cartoonists out of the back door – more on that in a future Blog – we take a sneaky peak across the Channel where the cartooning arts appear to be held in much higher esteem. The 35th Saint Just-le-Martel International Salon of Caricature, Editorial […]