Comic Riffs: Tom Toles


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 12:44 PM ET, 06/03/2011

‘RIFFS PICKS: Five Favorite Images of the Week

By Michael Cavna  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cul de sac, heroescon, dc comics, wonder woman, cliff chiang, valiant entertainment, tom toles, kate beaton, hark a vagrant, reuben awards

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 03/22/2011

READER CAPTION CONTEST: Dr. Toles is ready to examine your entries

By Michael Cavna  |  05:14 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tom toles, caption contests

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/02/2011

TOM TOLES: The Post cartoonist wins the 2011 Herblock Prize [UPDATED]

The Herblock Prize is staying in town. A year after Politico's Matt Wuerker won the Herb Block Foundation's editorial-cartooning honor, The Washington Post's Tom Toles [right] has been picked for the prize, the foundation has announced.. Toles is the...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Ann Telnaes, Harry Katz, Herb Block Foundation, Herblock Prize, Matt Wuerker, Signe Wilkinson, The Washington Post, Tom Toles

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, 11/22/2010

Politico cartoonist MATT WUERKER 'thrilled' to get Berryman Award

A cartoon from the winning portfolio. (courtesy of Matt Wuerker) The National Press Foundation has just announced that Politico cartoonist Matt Wuerker has won the prestigious Clifford K. and James T. Berryman Award for editorial cartooning. "I'm thrilled to...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Daryl Cagle, Jimmy Margulies, Matt Wuerker, Steve Breen, Tom Toles

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010

ELECTION HANGOVER: The Seven Best Midterm Cartoons

For political cartoonists, Election Day offers an embarrassment of quick riches. As the results roll in, these fast-sketch satirists become like Templeton in "Charlotte's Web," feasting till dawn on a nocturnal bacchanal of crestfallen candidacies and self-satisfied rhetoric. And...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  David Horsey, Michael Ramirez, Mike Luckovich, Mike Peters, Steve Breen, Tom Toles

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 08:30 AM ET, 04/03/2010

5 HOT LINKS: Of Marvel's iPad app & Neal Adams's new Batman

Catching up to five of our fave links of the week... 1. "APP-TAIN AMERICA": On the cusp of lines snaking around Apple stores on Saturday -- in search of the (allegedly) mighty mighty iPad -- Marvel Comics drops news...

By Michael Cavna  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Geek Buzz, Geek Buzz, Geek Buzz | Tags:  Batman, Bruce Beattie, David Horsey, Daytona Beach News-Journal, Drew Litton, Jerry Holkins, Marvel Comics iPad, Mike Krahulik, Mike Thompson, Neal Adams, Neil Gaiman, Penny Arcade, Seth MacFarlane, Tom Toles