Regular readers of this blog will be unsurprised to learn that automation has struck once more with Google receiving a patent for the ‘‘self-creation of comic strips in social networks and other communications’’. The advertising giant is following in the footsteps of other digital toolmakers such as Bitstrips. Digital automation of cartoon formats for display is inevitable in […]
After qualifying for the final for the first time in almost 100 years, the moment has arrived for Lewis Smith and the British gymnasts – it coincides with the Cross-country bit of the Three Day Eventing currently on in Greenwich Park.
Cartoonists have long adopted the technique of writing about the future or the past as a good way of talking about the present day. But PCO member Adrian Teal is adapting this artifice with a crowd-funded project on the history of 18th century Britain, which he explains in a short video pitch. Adrian is working with the Unbound […]
Private Eye was presented with the Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation Award for Services to Cartooning last night. A small delegation from the PCO descended on the Eye’s Soho offices to present the award to Nick Newman, cartoonist and writer at the magazine, above, on behalf of the Editor, Ian Hislop. Accepting the award, Nick said that […]