Bloghorn competition winner

Congratulations to Tom Young, our winner of a pair of tickets to see cartoonists Posy Simmonds and Steve Bell give a talk on Monday 6th April at Kings Place in London. Tom’s winning entry was; Posy Simmonds excels at storytelling because… …instead of choosing a tired dystopian theme for a graphic novel, she chose Thomas […]

Bloghorn Competition

Bloghorn freebie: Spot on Win a pair of tickets to an evening of cartoon, caricature and graphic satire with Posy Simmonds, Steve Bell and Bill Feaver at Kings Place in London. All you have to do is impress Bloghorn by making the best addition to the following proposition in the comments underneath this post; Posy […]

Going Bath in time at cartoon show

An exhibition of political and satirical cartoons goes on display at Bath Central Library from this Wednesday (April 1). Many of the 50 or so cartoons are rare and will not have been seen before. They include caricatures of Bath during its Georgian heyday by Thomas Rowlandson (creator of Bath Races, above, from 1810) images […]

A fake Searle and a Posy Simmonds movie?

According to Perpetua, a Ronald Searle blog, there may be an original Ronald Searle St. Trinians illustration for sale on eBay. Admittedly, there is a lack of provenance, and the buyer freely admits it may be merely ‘attributed to Ronald Searle’ or even just ‘after Ronald Searle’. Even with a lack of proof that it’s […]

A cartoon obituary and a cartoon award

An obituary for Oliver Postgate creator of many children’s television animations and an award for Posy Simmonds for her drawn interpretations of novels. Via Updated: The Guardian has a fine YouTube tribute to Oliver Postgate’s work here. A particular mention for this clip… The PCO: Great British cartoon talent Subscribe to The Foghorn – our […]