The Round-up

June 10, 2012 in General, Links, News

The Huffington Post looks as the wartime work of Dr Seuss, best known for his children’s books but also a prolific political cartoonist. Find the article and a slideshow here. The entire archive of Dr Seuss’ Second World War cartoons is available here.

To coincide with his appearance at the Hay Festival, Matt Pritchett, the pocket cartoonist for The Telegraph, is interviewed for the paper about his creative process and what got him started. Read the piece here.

After Indian politicians recently called for unflattering cartoons to be removed from school textbooks, The Indian Express looks back at the history of political cartooning in Indian newspapers, and suggests that the art form has been edged out there too.

Finally, with Mad magazine turning 60 this year, j.weekly.com looks back on its history and considers its roots in Jewish humour.

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