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Car-toons and situationist satire

April 24, 2012 in Events, News

French protest cartoons
As the French presidential election rumbles on, here are two example of cartoons of protest. A car is plastered with cartoons during a 20,000-strong rally in Paris, and feelings about Nicolas Sarkozy are made clear in a piece of situationist satire.

Pictures courtesy of Andrew Nickolds, co-writer of Radio 4’s Ed Reardon’s Week, via Nick Newman, Private Eye cartoonist and Procartoonists.org member.

Cartoon reportage or fairy story?

November 26, 2008 in General

From France via The Independent newspaper

The same newspaper also has a comprehensive obituary on the late Les Barton

The PCO: Great British cartoon talent