Comic Relief on a Holiday Weekend The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Comic strips CSotD: Comic Relief on a Holiday Weekend Wallace the Brave (AMS) And his buddies are off for the summer, and the last day of school provided an example of why this comic strip stands out. To begin with, Mrs. Macintosh likes her job, she likes the kids and the kids … Read more

Facts, logic and other irrelevancies The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Editorial cartooning CSotD: Facts, logic and other irrelevancies Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY) said, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but he’s not entitled to his own facts,” a custom more honor’d in the breach than the observance. So we’ll start today with Gary Varvel (Creators)’s cartoon, an attack that has … Read more

Book Reviews and Book Revues The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Alternative comics Book Reviews and Book Revues Despite their vast impact, the whole story of the underground comix movement has never been fully told in a coherent, systematic way. Sure, over the years we’ve seen some good work focus on individual creators or publishers, and some good bibliographic work tracking down … Read more

Ms. Conceptions The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Editorial cartooning CSotD: Ms. Conceptions This piece by Barry Blitt It has been all over social media lately, though he actually produced it May 14, after the leak but before the formal announcement of the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v Wade. It’s an encouraging idea, that women (and the rest of … Read more

Senior Strippers – 2022 Edition The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Animation Senior Strippers – 2022 Edition Around mid-year we update our Senior Strippers list with a birthday of a cartoonist around this time. However there are no 90th birthdays on our list for mid-2022 (the next on our schedule isn’t until 2023). But we have added a few since last year. Most … Read more

What did we know, and when did we know it? The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Editorial cartooning CSotD: What did we know, and when did we know it? There are a ton of ketchup cartoons this morning, but Jack Ohman gets the prize not only for having this up within about an hour of yesterday’s hearings, but for managing to frame the bizarre moment in a larger … Read more

Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game? The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Editorial cartooning CSotD: Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game? A salute to Casey Stengel, who could pull a bird out of his hatbut, as manager of the 1962 Mets, was unable to pull many wins out of a team that finished their inaugural season with a 40-120 record, prompting him to ask … Read more

Meandering Thru Monday – with Updates The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Books Meandering Thru Monday – with Updates © Tauhid Bondia Stopped and got the local McClatchy newspaper today. Cost me $3.00 plus tax (for 16 pages!) but I got me a tearsheet of Tauhid Bondia‘s first syndicated Crabgrass.  © Peanuts Worldwide Title IX was not tremendously popular with everyone when it … Read more

Los Angeles Times Overhauls Comics Pages The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Comic strips Los Angeles Times Overhauls Comics Pages The Los Angeles Times has revamped it daily and Sunday comics pages. We’re excited to introduce five cartoons to our readers, beginning with the June 27 print edition and eNewspaper. These are the results of an overall review of the syndicated comics … Read more

Elsewhere in the news … The Daily Cartoonist

Home / Section: Editorial cartooning CSotD: Elsewhere in the news… The current question for political commentators seems to be “Can you walk and chew gum at the same time?” Adam Zyglis drew this cartoon before SCOTUS handed down their abortion decision last week, but it’s a good marker of where we’re at, because, amid all … Read more