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Manchester cartoon show

The Surreal McCoy reports from the Hey Wayne! cartoon show. Off to Manchester for the weekend and a treat in store at the Richard Goodall Gallery in the city centre, where four cartoonists were exhibiting their unique takes on the theme of cartoons and art. Not only was there artwork aplenty on the walls but the […]

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Above: It’s difficult to whinge when your work is given pride of place in a fancy art gallery, but Procartoonists.org member Tony Husband still managed to include this observation of the cartooning community in the Hey Wayne! cartoon show currently taking place in Manchester. Tony’s art-related cartoons share the walls of the Richard Goodall Gallery […]

Human rights in cartoon form

Amnesty International has come up with a memorable way to remind people about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: it has issued the document as a booklet illustrated with cartoons. Know your Rights is published in conjuction with Waterstones and features 14 cartoonists, including the Procartoonists.org members Tony Husband, Fran Orford and Royston Robertson, illustrating […]

Hey Wayne! Cartoon show to hit the North

Procartoonists  Bill Stott, Tony Husband, Chris Madden and Bill Tidy will open Hey Wayne! An art themed cartoon show at the Richard Goodall Gallery  in Manchester. The show is a part of the Manchester Literary Festival and will open on October 12th.

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  Above: with the Duchamp in Herne Bay festivities now behind us, there’s just room for this cartoon by Kipper Williams – featuring the names of participating cartoonists, many of whom are among our membership. The original is hanging in a gallery space in the Kent seaside town, as part of an exhibition of art […]

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Above: Michael Chaney, associate professor of English at Dartmouth College, on how to read a graphic novel. The Cartoon Cafe is now up and running in Eastbourne, following a successful opening earlier this month. Established and run by Timothy Benson, the cartoon historian and author, the venue is open seven days a week, combines a […]

Canvassing for charity

Many cartoonists have contributed small canvases to the Stars on Canvas 2012 charity auction, which runs online until 2 December. They include Procartoonists.org members Jonathan Cusick, Noel Ford, Tony Husband, Royston Robertson, Robert Thompson, above, and Kate Taylor. There are also canvases by names from the worlds of sport, music and entertainment. The auction is in […]

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  Tony Husband, cartoonist for Private Eye, The Spectator and many others – and a member of Procartoonists.org – has produced two new book collections. I Nearly Died Laughing was released last month and showcases some of Tony’s darker cartoons, while It’s Only A Game features a selection of sporting gags and will be released on […]

Cartoons kick over the statues at V&A

After much media hoopla, Private Eye: The First 50 Years opened at the Victoria & Albert museum in South Kensington, London, yesterday. The exhibition will run until January 8. The free exhibition explores the wealth of artistic talent that the magazine has showcased since 1961 and features original artwork for some of the funniest Private […]