We Shouldn’t Be Doing This, You Know

  © Rupert Besley Rupert Besley writes: Every so often someone comes up with the idea of a cartoon competition. Trouble is, for most cartoonists, every day is competition. Getting any cartoon into print was never a doddle. It took New Yorker regular David Sipress 25 years of submissions to get his first acceptance there. […]

An American cartoonist in Shrewsbury

The author pictured before starting work on her big board… …and standing behind the finished artwork Maria Scrivan writes: I am thrilled and honored to have been part of the Shrewsbury International Cartoon Festival this year.  It was an incredible group of artists from the UK, Belgium, Germany, Australia and the US. The exhibition, spread […]

Marx and sparks from Martin Rowson

© Martin Rowson/SelfMadeHero SelfMadeHero is to mark the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth with a graphic novel adaptation of The Communist Manifesto created by Guardian cartoonist and PCO stalwart Martin Rowson. The publisher says “Martin Rowson employs his trademark draughtsmanship and wit in this lively adaptation, which is both an incisive introduction to the […]