The winner in the under-30s category in the Young Cartoonist of the Year contest, organised by the British Cartoonists’ Association, is Joe Mounsey, 25. The BCA chairman Martin Rowson, also a PCO member, told the Bloghorn that Joe so little expected to win that he arranged to go to Berlin for work on the night […]
Congratulations to the winner of our January competition. We hope Stuart Cooper will enjoy his copy of Mark Bryant’s excellent book – World War 2 in cartoons. Stuart correctly answered questions one, two and three and in strictly sequential order those answers were: Question 1. Careless Talk (profile) Question 2. Bruce Bairnsfather (profile) Question 3. Ronald […]
It is time for the last question in our January Monday quiz. You can win a copy of Mark Bryant’s excellent book – World War 2 in cartoons. Answer questions one, two and three before Friday 28th January. Email the editor the correct answers and you’ll go into a prize draw for the illustrated book. […]
PCO member Alex Matthews has been declared the first winner of the Free Expression Cartoon Contest by the Council for Secular Humanism. The theme for the competition was Religion, and Alex’s prize-winning entry (above) netted him $2500 (£1650). Pulitzer-prize winning judge Steve Benson said of the cartoon: Wickedly humorous, brutally direct, effectively and simply rendered. A […]
Entries are being sought for the 2010 International Political Cartoon Competition. The biennial competition is run by the Ken Sprague Fund, which was set up to commemorate the life and work of Ken Sprague, who died in 2004. John Green, organiser of the competition told Bloghorn: This year’s biennial Ken Sprague International Political Cartoon Competition […]
Internet book retailer amazon.com and US comic publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing have launched a new contest to search for a new Comic Strip Superstar. Following two elimination rounds a panel of comic strip luminaries including Doonesbury‘s Gary Trudeau will select 10 finalists, and the winner will be picked by a vote by amazon.com customers. The […]
Karen Rubins has been selected for the Victoria and Albert Museum‘s first comic illustrator residency, as mentioned previously in Bloghorn. Karen, who draws in a manga style was also placed as a runner-up in last years Japanese Embassy’s Manga Jiman 150 Competition. (via Forbidden Planet).