The ‘Great’ Glenn Marshall (WINNER of Draw The Coronavirus competition) writes: Many cartoonists, illustrators, artists and fly-by-nights have been taking refuge from the cruel world by joining in Martin Rowson’s regular cartoon challenges. He sets a subject and we all vent spleen (most of us were in lock down and online twiddling our thumbs-up emojis anyway so […]
Cartoon by Stan Eales, owned by the Royal Automobile Club BBC Radio Four’s Today website has a series of pictures on A Peep into Clubland, the new exhibition at the Cartoon Museum. There’s more on the show here.
Ever wondered why some newspaper cartoons have so many symbols and badges in them? Let PCOer Martin Rowson explain a little about it in this Radio 4 interview about the symbolism of Russia as a giant bear. Clip from the Today programme. British cartoon talent From the PCO (Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation)
PCOer Royston Robertson says we cartoonists need to lighten up about media coverage of our profession There’s no doubt that cartoons are enjoying an unusually high profile in the British media at the moment. We’ve seen acres of coverage for the launch of new kids’ comic The DFC (left), the 70th anniversary of The Beano […]
Above: Low takes on Hitler and Mussolini. Click to enlarge Cartoons were back in the spotlight this morning with an item on BBC Radio Four’s Today show about the David Low exhibition currently running at London’s Political Cartoon Gallery. Tim Benson of the gallery appeared on the show to discuss the work with politicians Douglas […]