Comic Riffs: Michael Cavna


Posted at 12:50 AM ET, 03/12/2011

Broadway’s ‘SPIDER-MAN’ turns off the lights in April; to open June 15

By Michael Cavna  |  12:50 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:48 AM ET, 03/12/2011

STEPHEN KING: Bluewater teams with master of macabre for autobio-comic book

By Michael Cavna  |  12:48 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:48 AM ET, 03/12/2011

IT TAKES TWO TO ‘RANGO’: In land of allusion, animated Johnny Depp film is a valentine to Hollywood

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Posted at 12:47 AM ET, 03/12/2011

Amid revolution, Arab cartoonists draw attention to their causes

By Michael Cavna  |  12:47 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:36 AM ET, 03/12/2011

RIP, DAVID BRODER: My line of tribute to a legend

By Michael Cavna  |  12:36 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 AM ET, 03/12/2011

WILL EISNER’S GOOGLE DOODLE: Logo celebrates 94th birthday of legendary ‘Spirit’ creator

By Michael Cavna  |  12:31 AM ET, 03/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 03/11/2011

How ‘RANGO’ could change the game in animation

By Michael Cavna  |  11:50 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:33 PM ET, 03/11/2011

The ‘Riffs Interview: 12 Secrets of Insanely Viral ‘OATMEAL’ creator Matthew Inman

By Michael Cavna  |  10:33 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/07/2010

The Riff: It's high time to make CUL DE SAC an animated show

Maybe it's seeing those fluidly loose lines in motion. Perhaps it's the thrill of watching Dill rock back and forth, back and forth, just so. Or it could be, simply, the just-right sound of Alice Otterloop's voice. Whatever the...

By Michael Cavna  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Comic Strip, The Comic Strip | Tags:  Comic Riffs blogger Michael Cavna on Richard Thompson's Cul de Sac deserving an animated TV show; RingTales.com creates Cul de Sac animations; animated Dilbert & Baby Blues & Boondocks & Ugly Americans

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 12/01/2009

The Salahi Sketch: How a pro cartoonist 'crashes' deadline like an uninvited guest

If journalism is the first draft of history, then a breaking-news editorial cartoon is, at best, history's first scrawled blueprint. And therein, sometimes, lies a great deal of fun. While speaking recently at a national high school journalism conference,...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 PM ET, 12/01/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Sketchbook, The Sketchbook | Tags:  Tareq and Michaele Salahi; Jason Campbell; Jim Zorn; Michael Cavna

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 11/20/2009

Mike Keefe, Matt Wuerker & Ann Telnaes are honored

UPDATE: Mike Keefe responds Friday to winning the award. Over at The Daily Cartoonist, Alan Gardner reports that Denver Post political cartoonist MIKE KEEFE has just won the Berryman Award. So first let us say: Huzzahs, because Comic Riffs...

By Michael Cavna  |  06:25 PM ET, 11/20/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Mike Keefe; Ann Telnaes; Matt Wuerker; Bill Day; Berryman Award; Michael Cavna

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 07/29/2009

Pearls of Wisdom From 3 Top Cartoonists

Cartoonists Stephan Pastis, left, Keith Knight, center, and Richard Thompson, seated. (Michael Cavna/The Washington Post) NOTE: San Diego Comic-Con the Behemoth Event has trampled out of our town, but our notebook remains mammoth. Here's another jaunty dispatch... Once this...

By The Reliable Source  |  01:10 PM ET, 07/29/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  San Diego Comic-Con | Tags:  Keith Knight, Michael Cavna, Richard Thompson, San Diego Comic-Con, Stephan Pastis