Comic Riffs: Paul Conrad


Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/03/2011

'Riffs in Review: Remembering 10 cartooning greats who died in 2010

From such authentic street bards as Harvey Pekar and John Callahan to Pulitzer-winning political firebrands like Paul Conrad, some cartooning greats died in 2010. Here is what Comic Riffs and others said about 10 of these talents: TV animator...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General | Tags:  Alex Anderson, Alex Johns, Frank Frazetta, Harvey Pekar, John Callahan, Leo Cullum, Paul Conrad, Satoshi Kon

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 09/09/2010

In word & picture, a colleague pays tribute to PAUL CONRAD

(courtesy of Steve Greenberg) Over the weekend, Comic Riffs memorialized towering political cartoonist Paul Conrad, who died Saturday at age 86. Conrad, the three-time Pulitzer winner who proudly was included on President Nixon's "enemies list," was a master at...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:15 AM ET, 09/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Paul Conrad, Steve Greenberg

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 09/05/2010

IN MEMORIAM: RIP Paul Conrad, Pulitzer-winning giant of political cartooning

(File photo/Associated Press) Paul Conrad must have known his words would surprise me. "I shouldn't have become a cartoonist -- I should have been a novelist," he said like a tossed-off regret. "People don't remember political cartoons -- I...

By Michael Cavna  |  04:30 PM ET, 09/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General | Tags:  Los Angeles Times, Paul Conrad