Comic Riffs: garry trudeau


Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 02/11/2014

THIS JUST IN--Trudeau puts daily ‘Doonesbury’ on long-term hiatus to work on renewed ‘Alpha House’: ‘I’m ready for an extended break’

Trudeau puts daily ‘Doonesbury’ on long hiatus to work on ‘Alpha House’: ‘I’m ready for an extended break.’

By Michael Cavna  |  12:07 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  garry trudeau, doonesbury, alpha house

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 04/22/2013

‘ALPHA HOUSE’ Q&A: Creator Garry Trudeau on Beltway satire, Amazon Studios’ bold launch — and why Bill Murray is called ‘the unicorn’

‘Alpha House’ Q&A: ‘Doonesbury’ creator on Beltway satire, Amazon Studio launch & Bill ‘Unicorn’ Murray.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:04 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amazon shows, garry trudeau

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 12/19/2012

EXCLUSIVE: The digital ‘Doonesbury,’ ‘Dilbert’ & ‘Big Nate’: Andrews McMeel and comiXology announce distribution deal

Andrews McMeel and comiXology announce digital distribution deal.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:33 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comiXology, andrews mcmeel, doonesbury, dilbert, big nate, scott adams, garry trudeau, lincoln peirce

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 08/01/2012

COMICS SYNDICATES: As Universal editor changes titles, Trudeau, Watterson, Johnston, Thompson and Tatulli salute an influential figure

Comics syndicates: As influential Universal editor changes titles, Trudeau, Watterson, Johnston, Thompson and Tatulli salute the the great Lee Salem

By Michael Cavna  |  09:01 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lee salem, john glynn, universal uclick, garry trudeau, bill watterson, richard thompson, lynn johnston, mark tatulli

Posted at 11:49 PM ET, 05/17/2012

ROMNEY IN ‘DOONESBURY’: Reader Preview: Next week’s strips based on Post article

By Michael Cavna  |  11:49 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  doonesbury, garry trudeau, mitt romney

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 05/14/2012

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Matt Bors’ humorous Herblock Prize speech

Matt Bors accepts his Herblock Prize at the Library of Congress event.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:45 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  herblock prize, matt bors, garry trudeau, jen sorensen

Posted at 01:57 AM ET, 05/12/2012

PROFILES IN CARTOONING COURAGE: How artists in Syria, Iran and India wield their free-speech pens against powerful forces

How artists in Syria, Iran and India wield free-speech pens against powerful government forces.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:57 AM ET, 05/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mahmoud Shokraiyeh, Ali Ferzat, Assem Trivedi, Cartoonists Rights Network International, Garry Trudeau, Matt Bors, Matt Wuerker

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 05/11/2012

HERBLOCK PRIZE CEREMONY: Garry Trudeau and Matt Bors, masters of poignant comic timing

Garry Trudeau and Matt Bors prove to be masters of poignant comic timing.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:47 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, garry trudeau, herblock prize

Posted at 10:48 PM ET, 04/18/2012

‘TIME 100’ Most Influential List: ‘Doonesbury’s Trudeau pays tribute to Colbert

By Michael Cavna  |  10:48 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  garry trudeau, stephen colbert, time magazine

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 03/12/2012

2012 HERBLOCK PRIZE: Matt Bors becomes first alt-editorial cartoonist to win the $15K award

By Michael Cavna  |  05:18 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, jen sorensen, tom toles, signe wilkinson, jenny robb, garry trudeau

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 03/09/2012

THE ‘DOONESBURY’ INTERVIEW: Garry Trudeau says to ignore abortion-law debate would have been ‘comedy malpractice’

Comic Riffs caught up with Trudeau to ask him about how he approached the abortion series, how his syndicate supported the idea — and whether the nation’s comics editors have grown more or less skittish about controversial content on “the funny pages.”

By Michael Cavna  |  06:23 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DOONESBURY, Garry Trudeau, Lee Salem, Silent Scream

Posted at 01:35 AM ET, 09/15/2011

Today’s Sarah Palin/Glen Rice ‘DOONESBURY’ strip: Would you run it? [POLL]

Would you run today’s comic, which includes an excerpt from Joe McGinniss’s upcoming tell-all ”The Rogue” about a supposed romantic encounter between the pol and the pro basketballer?

By Michael Cavna  |  01:35 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  garry trudeau, scott stantis, joe mcginniss, sarah palin, glen rice, comics syndicate, editor and publisher

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 09/13/2011

THE RIFF: Papers pull ‘Doonesbury’ — but must satire really be ‘fair’?

By Michael Cavna  |  01:43 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  doonesbury, garry trudeau, chicago tribune, newsday, thomas nast, herblock

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/03/2011

'Riffs in Review: Top OBAMA cartoons from 2010

Be they liberal or conservative or perched somewhere moderately between, political cartoonists of all stripes naturally keep 1600 Penn at the forefront of their mental address book: From any direction, the White House remains a requisite true-North for occupational...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Darrin Bell, Garry Trudeau, Jack Ohman, Jeff Stahler, Lisa Benson, Matt Wuerker, Michael Ramirez, Next Media Animation, Obama cartoons, Steve Kelley, Tom Toles

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/18/2010

Artists in Afghanistan: Luckovich, Pastis & Keane moved by latest USO Tour

Stephan Pastis (from left), Mike Luckovich, Jeff Keane, Rick Kirkman, Garry Trudeau and Tom Richmond in Kandahar in November. (images used by permission from Tom Richmond) The soberness of war emerged from the darkness before Mike Luckovich and his...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General | Tags:  Garry Trudeau, Jeff Keane, Mike Luckovich, National Cartoonists Society, Rick Kirkman, Stephan Pastis, Tom Richmond, USO

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/11/2010

ASK 'DOONESBURY': Now's your chance to ask Garry Trudeau a question

"In the past four decades, 'Doonesbury' creator Garry Trudeau has rarely been available for interviews. Now is your chance to interview him." So promises the wording on the "Ask Doonesbury" page, where readers can go to submit their question...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip, The Comic Strip | Tags:  Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 07/15/2010

And the winner of The Post's NEXT GREAT CARTOONIST contest is...

After three months of comic plot twists, the final panel has long last arrived. The Post put out the call in May in search of "America's Next Great Cartoonist," and 500 aspiring comic artists responded. Now that readers, judges...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:24 AM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  America's Next Great Cartoonist | Tags:  America's Next Great Cartoonist Contest, Amy Lago, Darrin Bell, Garry Trudeau, Gene Weingarten, Hilary Price, Jerry Scott, Lalo Alcaraz, Olivia Walch, Richard Thompson, Signe Wilkinson, Stan Lee, Stephan Pastis, Tom Toles

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 05/28/2010

'NEXT GREAT CARTOONIST': Check out the final list of celebrity judges

Wake the kids, text the neighbors. The list of "celebrity judges" for The Post's "America's Next Great Cartoonist" Contest is now complete. Comic Riffs came a-callin', and a dozen top cartoonists generously said yes. Frankly, we don't know quite...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:05 AM ET, 05/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  America's Next Great Cartoonist | Tags:  America's Next Great Cartoonist Contest, Darrin Bell, Garry Trudeau, Gene Weingarten, Hilary Price, Jerry Scott, Lalo Alcaraz, Mike Krahulik, Richard Thompson, Signe Wilkinson, Stan Lee, Stephan Pastis, Tom Toles

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 02/25/2010

DOONESBURY: Garry Trudeau to release 40th-anniversary retrospective

A few 'Riffs readers, as well as Daily Cartoonist blogger Alan Gardner, flagged the "mystery" video clip: Garry Trudeau discussing a new retrospective. So what's coming down the Walden pike, exactly? With raised hopes and expectations, we put that...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:26 AM ET, 02/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  40: A Doonesbury Retrospective, Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau