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Public voting is under way for the Political Cartoon of the Year 2014. Those in the running include the Procartoonists.org members Andy Davey, above, Dave Brown, Martin Rowson, Steve Bell, Steve Bright and Gary Barker. The Times’s political cartoonist Peter Brookes is the subject of a short film called The Art of Satire, part of the […]

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Kasia Kowalska writes: Twelve cartoonists have been commissioned to create artwork about the First World War to accompany the BBC Radio 4 series 1914 Day by Day, in a collaboration between 14-18 NOW and the Cartoon Museum. Margaret MacMillan, author of The War That Ended Peace, follows the events that led to the conflict in a daily broadcast at 4.55pm. The Procartoonists.org […]

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New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly has curated an exhibition of work by international cartoonists on the subject of women’s rights – including the cartoon above by one of our members, The Surreal McCoy. Donnelly explains the project here. Speaking at this year’s Hay Festival, Sir Quentin Blake has said that illustrations are vital in getting […]

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Kudos to Procartoonists.org member Huw Aaron, who was recently highly commended in the Cartoonist of the Year category of the 2013 Sports Journalism Awards for his rugby-themed strip, North Stand (the prize was eventually won by The Telegraph’s Matt Pritchett for his coverage of the London Olympics). Huw has also been busy with other projects, […]

The post-Christmas Round-up

The gifts may have been exchanged and the turkey polished off, but there’s still time for a few festive treats of the cartooning variety that may have escaped your attention over the Christmas period. You can enjoy every installment of Peattie and Taylor‘s 15-part seasonal Alex tale, It’s A Wonderful Crisis, as it unfolds over […]

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BBC Radio 4’s arts programme Front Row spoke to Quentin Blake ahead of the publication of his second volume of illustrated memoirs this week. Listen to the interview here. Alex Scarfe, the son of the renowned satirical cartoonist Gerald, is one of the three minds behind Full English, the new animated sitcom currently running on […]

Review: Punch Cartoons in Colour

Cartoonist and Procartoonists member Noel Ford takes a look back at The Best of Punch Cartooons in Colour. The collection is edited by Helen Walasek. Well, as far as a review is concerned, I could leave it at that. The title says it all. Oh, all right then … it has long been a bone […]

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After The New Statesman published this cover story in its current edition, The Spectator has responded by calling on the NS to publish more cartoons. Not a bad idea, if we say so ourselves… Comics expert Paul Gravett interviews illustrator and picture-book author Shaun Tan over on his blog. As prevously mentioned, Tan will be […]

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The writer and broadcaster Brian Sibley reviews the latest Cartoon Museum exhibition, Animal Crackers, and highlights cartoons by Procartoonists.org members Ian Baker, above, Royston Robertson and Ralph Steadman as being among the best exhibits. Read Brian’s write-up here. The exhibition runs until October 21. Sticking with animals, the Chris Beetles Gallery in London is running an exhibition devoted […]