Comic Riffs: Matt Davies

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 07:00 AM ET, 11/11/2010

Pink-slipping the Pulitzer: Editorial cartoonists are cut in Election Day's wake

(cartoon courtesy of Matt Davies) So much of the spectacle of elections involves watching political parties gain and lose seats, yet within hours of every Election Day, there is one seat that's grievously lost for good: the one in...

By Michael Cavna  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Marshall Ramsey, Matt Davies, Steve Greenberg

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 10/08/2010

Political cartoonist MATT DAVIES named in candidate's multimillion-dollar lawsuit

Republican congressional candidate Jim Russell is suing nine people for defamation, including Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist Matt Davies of the Journal News (Westchester County). The New York politician is reportedly seeking $1-million in damages from each of the nine people...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:45 AM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Matt Davies, The Journal News

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/15/2010

AQUAMAN DOWN: The 10 Best BP Spill Cartoons [UPDATED]

Aquaman was among the first casualties, tragically washing up weeks ago. And as the BP oil spill has worn on -- long uncapped, uncontained and un-"killed," top or otherwise -- visual satirists have co-opted numerous other cartoon characters. Given...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General | Tags:  Aquaman, BP Oil Spill, Bill Day, Matt Davies, Mike Keefe, Mike Luckovich, R.J. Matson, SpongeBob SquarePants

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 05/20/2010

THEIR TURN: 12 top cartoonists offer their take on 'Draw Muhammad Day'

"Shock for shock's sake." "Choreographed punditry." And "wrong, childish and needlessly provocative." That's what some critics think of today's Facebook-ignited campaign titled "Everybody Draw Muhammad Day." But those aren't Islamic extremists speaking. Those are the words of pro-free-speech political...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:15 AM ET, 05/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon, The Political Cartoon, The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Ann Telnaes, Clay Bennett, David Horsey, Mark Fiore, Matt Davies, Mike Luckovich, Mike Peters, Molly Norris, Nikahang Kowsar, Rex Babin, Scott Stantis, Steve Breen, Ted Rall