Another one for the diary: Tony Rushton, former art director at Private Eye, will be taking part in a panel discussion about satirical images through the ages at the Royal Academy on 22 November. Click here to book.
Fans of cartoons and comics will be flocking to Cumbria from 18-20 October, for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. The featured guests include PCO members Kate Evans, Steve Bell and Hunt Emerson.
With the Cartoon Museum‘s popular Steadman @77 retrospective having closed at the weekend, there’s an opportunity for those who missed it to join Procartoonists.org member and supreme Gonzo artist Ralph Steadman in his studio, courtesy of this short film from The Economist.
The New Yorker cartoon blog takes a look at the use of cliché by its cartoonists, including a slideshow of examples.