The cartoonist as writer

Every cartoonist is also a writer — you have to be able to write the joke before you can draw it. But some take it further than creating gag cartoon captions, or dialogue for strips, and end up writing novels. PCO cartoonist Clive Goddard is one. He has a book out for children (“It says […]

Illustrator is new Children's Laureate

PCOer Royston Robertson writes: Anthony Browne has been appointed as the new Children’s Laureate, a post awarded every two years to a children’s writer to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field. Here’s the story, with accompanying video clip, on the BBC website. As a cartoonist, I was pleased by this appointment because Browne, like Quentin […]