The Round-up

Above: The Pope wins the lottery and decides to quit his job, in an eerily prescient cartoon by Katharina Greve that appeared in a calendar on the very day of Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement. Journalist Matt Geörg Moore argues that comic strips in print should be given more space and more freedom, despite the decline […]

Trog, Flook and Humph too!

An exhibition featuring the work of Wally Fawkes, aka Trog, opens at the Cartoon Museum in London today (7 January). Fawkes, who retired in 2005, drew caricatures, political cartoons and strips for the Daily Mail, Punch, The Observer and The Sunday Telegraph. His best known creation is the comic strip Flook, which ran in the […]

John Jensen on Trog and Illingworth

PCOer John Jensen writes on cartoonists Wally Fawkes (Trog) and Leslie Illingworth: Two great cartoonists were seen recently at Tim Benson’s Political Cartoon Gallery. One of them was dead, the other elderly but very much alive. Wally Fawkes ‘TROG’, a wonderful caricaturist, was paying his respects to an old friend, the late Leslie Illingworth (1902-79) […]