Comic Riffs: next media animation


Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 10/08/2013

‘I QUIT’: Viral video’s dancing star weighs post-NMA job offers — and still awaits that Kanye call

Producer who quit Taiwan-based Next Media Animation with viral video considers Queen Latifah’s job offer.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:24 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marina shifrin, next media animation, kanye west

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/13/2012

PETRAEUS SCANDAL DRAW-DOWN: 6 Eye-Catching Cartoons From the Satiric Front-Lines

6 eye-catching cartoons from the satiric front-lines.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david petraeus, robert ariail, steve breen, mike lucovich, jimmy margulies, steve benson, next media animation

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 10/17/2012

OBAMA v. ROMNEY, ROUND 2: Love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Six Striking Debate Cartoons

Love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Six striking debate cartoons.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:48 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate cartoons, barack obama, mitt romney, candy crowley, bob gorrell, matt bors, glenn mccoy, mike luckovich, david fitzsimmons, next media animation

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 05/15/2012

OBAMA on GAY MARRIAGE: The 8 Most Eye-Catching Cartoons

By Michael Cavna  |  02:12 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael ramirez, mike luckovich, clay bennett, john cole, steve kelley, alex falco, steve benson, next media animation

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 04/20/2012

(VICTORIA’S) SECRET SERVICE: The Six Most Eye-Catching Cartoons about the Colombian scandal

Here are six of the most eye-catching editorial cartoons lampooning the steamy misconduct scandal in Colombia.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  secret service, next media animation, steve breen, chip bok, chris weyant, mike luckovich, pat bagley

Posted at 12:18 AM ET, 02/04/2012

SUPER BOWL XLVI HUMOR: Our ‘Fave Five’ Giants vs. Patriots cartoons

By Michael Cavna  |  12:18 AM ET, 02/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  super bowl, next media animation, jeff parker, drew litton, clay bennett, gary varvel

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/29/2011

PICKS OF THE WEEK: From Jobs (Apple’s app satire) to jobs (those whopping D.C. salaries)

Comic Riffs’ picks of the week range from the “Jobs” biography’s look at political satire apps to the Next Media Animation satire of Washington D.C’s “whopping” salaries.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mark fiore, steve jobs, walter isaacson, next media animation

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

CHRIS CHRISTIE: The 7 Most Eye-Catching Cartoons

By Michael Cavna  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris christie, next media animation, mike luckovich, nate beeler, rob tornoe, john darkow, jimmy marguilies, steve benson

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/31/2011

ALI FERZAT GALLERY: Eight eye-catching cartoons to support beaten Syrian artist

The abduction and vicious beating of top Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat has spurred an artistic response from his global brethren at the drawing board.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ali ferzat, next media animation, matt wuerker, bill day, nate beeler, tjeerd royaards, sherif arafa, rick mckee, giacomo cardelli

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 08/30/2011

DICK CHENEY’S MEMOIR: How to think (and satirize) like a cartoonist

By Michael Cavna  |  05:00 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dick cheney, mike luckovich, joe heller, rob rogers, ann telnaes, next media animation

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 08/26/2011

STEVE JOBS: The Apple pioneer’s career in pictures

By Michael Cavna  |  05:30 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  steve jobs, john sherffius, next media animation, bluewater comics

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 07/08/2011

VIDEO SHELF FRIDAY: ‘Womanthology’ roars, ‘Batman’ soars — and News of the World is floored

Womanthology raises more than $25K overnight via Kickstarter for new book featuring 140 women comics creators.

By Michael Cavna  |  09:53 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  womanthology, batman year one, sony issues, next media animation, news of the world

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 06/06/2011

ANTHONY WEINER: The most eye-catching ‘Weinergate’ cartoons so far...

By Michael Cavna  |  06:44 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  anthony weiner, nate beeler, steve breen, mike luckovich, next media animation, michael ramirez, adam zyglis

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/01/2011

APRIL FOOLS’ ANIMATION: Taiwan’s NMA does ‘Toy Story 4’ [VIDEO]

By Michael Cavna  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Next Media Animation, Toy Story

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 09:00 PM ET, 12/05/2010

ANIMATION OF THE WEEKEND: The "Simpsons"/FOX News brouhaha

If Comedy Central won't hire the Taiwanese artists at Next Media Animation, then former "Simpsons" writer Conan O'Brien -- himself a recent target of their overseas spoofage -- certainly should bring them to TBS. For consecutive weekends, of course,...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:00 PM ET, 12/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation | Tags:  Fox News, NMA tv, Next Media Animation, The Simpsons

Posted at 07:58 PM ET, 09/29/2010

ANIMATION OF THE DAY: We asked for it: Taiwanese talent takes on 'Obama's Wars' [UPDATED]

Well, I suppose we all but asked for such treatment. Several weeks back, Comic Riffs wrote of the Taiwanese talent that is Next Media Animation: "We're on high alert: Now, apparently, no American newspaper is safe from these animators'...

By Michael Cavna  |  07:58 PM ET, 09/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation | Tags:  Bob Woodward, Next Media Animation, Obama's Wars

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 09/08/2010

ANIMATION OF THE DAY: Stop the presses -- Taiwan TV takes on American newspapers

Well now they've gone and done it. Last month, Comic Riffs suggested that Comedy Central hire the artists who work for Taiwan's Next Media Animation television, whose celebrity-driven, scandal-happy CGI animations make for great campy fun. Well, this week,...

By Michael Cavna  |  06:30 PM ET, 09/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation | Tags:  Next Media Animation World Edition