Comic Riffs: political cartoons


Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 11/19/2013

BEST BOOKS OF 2013: Kal’s ‘Daggers Drawn’ unsheathes Economist political artist’s rapier pen

Kal’s new book ‘Daggers Drawn’ unsheathes the Economist political artist’s rapier pen at 35-year mark.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:43 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kal, political cartoons

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 07/26/2013

‘BEN RIDES ON’: After his pink slip, Pulitzer winner’s new book soars above the blues

Matt Davies writes and draws new kids’ book ‘Ben Rides On’ to channel his thoughts after Gannett job loss.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:40 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  children's books, political cartoons, matt davies

Posted at 10:34 PM ET, 06/05/2013

AAEC Convention 2013: As deadlines near, the public, too, can appreciate many of these offerings

Political cartoonists’ convention: As deadlines near, the public, too, can appreciate some of its offerings.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:34 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cartoon conventions, political cartoons

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 12/13/2011

MY BIAS: Is a newsroom’s political cartoonist a ‘journalist’? A Poynter chat sheds light

By Michael Cavna  |  12:13 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  poynter, political cartoons, plagiarism

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 11/29/2011

HERMAN CAIN: Behind the lines, Luckovich sparks our Cartoon of the Day

By Michael Cavna  |  08:37 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike luckovich, political cartoons

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Fresh off Press Club award, author insists that the American political cartoon still matters

By Michael Cavna  |  10:59 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stephen hess, sandy northrop, national press club, political cartoons

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 04/22/2011

THE WEEK IN POLITICAL CARTOONS: From the Pulitzer to Post.com

By Michael Cavna  |  01:06 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political cartoons

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 03/28/2011

END OF THE LINE: Lloyd Dangle will end ‘Troubletown’ comic in April [UPDATED]

By Michael Cavna  |  02:34 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, lloyd dangle, tom tomorrow, troubletown, alternative political cartoons

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 03/15/2011

POLITICAL HUMOR: New Iranian cartoon site launched

By Michael Cavna  |  10:27 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comic riffs, nik kowsar, iranian political cartoons

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 05/21/2010

THE RIFF: A day after 'Draw Muhammad,' the political cartoon gets a powerful reminder

The power of the cartoon remains. The ability of a single sketched image to provoke, prompt, incite, summon or inflame -- a virility and virality sometimes questioned in a new-media age -- is intact. Whether deemed to have been...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:50 AM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Riffs, The Riffs | Tags:  Doug Marlette, Everybody Draw Muhammad Day, Herb Block, Herblock, Lars Vilks, Library of Congress, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, Molly Norris, Political Cartoons