When cartoons take to the stage

The Guardian Theatre Blog has a piece on putting cartoons and animation on the stage, as seen in a new production of The Cat in the Hat, and in the Daily Telegraph’s Alex, left. Read it here: Drawing power: when cartoons and theatre meet

Cartoon Pick of the Week

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 2nd July 2009. One: Jonathan Pugh in The Times on teacher re-training Two: Peattie and Taylor from Alex in the Daily Telegraph on forward thinking Three: …and Bloghorn‘s own Royston Robertson in the Readers Digest on student hijinks The PCO: Great British cartoon talent Subscribe […]

The 14th Cartoon Art Trust Awards

The Cartoon Art Trust Awards were presented last night at The Mall Galleries in London. The trust, which runs the Cartoon Museum in London, has presented the awards annually since 1995. Gag cartoonist Grizelda, left, was among the winners. PCOer and Private Eye regular Will “Wilbur” Dawbarn was there and sent Bloghorn this personal report: […]

The funny side of global financial meltdown

A short film on how the creators of the Daily Telegraph’s “Alex” have reacted to the credit crunch, by the BBC’s Wendy Urquhart:Cartoon takes on markets woe The PCO: Great British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)

Cartoon review: Phill Jupitus on Radio 4

Strip by comedian and wannabe cartoonist Phill Jupitus PCOer Neil Dishington reviews Comic Love, Phill Jupitus’s BBC Radio Four show in praise of newspaper comic strips Apparently Phill Jupitus is a thwarted cartoonist. Aren’t we all? I should admit that he is not my favourite comedian, and I am not a particular fan of comic […]