Comic Riffs: The Sketchbook

Posted at 11:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011

TAKE THE COMICAL CHARLIE SHEEN QUIZ: Who said it first -- Sheen or a big-screen character?

RANDY BISH (via "You have [a] right to kill me." -- Charlie Sheen...OR "Apocalypse Now"? Is Charlie Sheen subtly cribbing from his own scripts? Or perhaps, too, even his dad's? Comic Riffs has been combing Charlie Sheen cartoons and...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, The Sketchbook | Tags:  Charlie Sheen

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/04/2010

THE TAI SHAN GOODBYE: A cartoon tribute to America's Favorite Panda

It was more than four years ago that Butterstick first melted our hearts. And at times, perhaps, our news judgment. As the "all-growed-up" Tai Shan -- aka America's Favorite Bamboo-Eater -- is crated away from the National Zoo to...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Sketchbook | Tags:  National Zoo, Tai Shan

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