Tom Toles

Washington, D.C.

Editorial cartoonist covering government and social policy; particular interest in issues of equality and environment

Education: State University of New York at Buffalo, BA in English

Tom Toles, a Pulitzer Prize winner, was an editorial cartoonist for The Washington Post from 2002 until 2020. He joined the newspaper after 19 years as the cartoonist for the Buffalo News and nine years with the Buffalo Courier-Express. He has also produced a syndicated a comic strip, "Curious Avenue," and a syndicated panel, "Randolph Itch, 2 a.m." "The Madhouse Effect," a book he co-authored on climate change, was published in 2016. His cartoons are also collected in six books, and he is the author of a children's book, "My School Is Worse Than Yours."
Latest from Tom Toles

Tom Toles’s final cartoon

A fond goodbye to all my readers over so many years.

October 30, 2020

The final Toles roundup

A roundup of Tom Toles editorial cartoons from Oct. 25 to Nov. 1.

October 30, 2020

Trump concocts his final pitch to America

A logic all his own.

October 29, 2020

‘Skipping’ the proper response to recurring climate catastrophe

How many times do we have to hear it?

October 28, 2020

The Republican Party has us, coming and going

Wanting it both ways.

October 27, 2020

Trump’s latest brilliant campaign move

Pounding the pavement.

October 25, 2020

Trump’s four-year Halloween

A roundup of Tom Toles editorial cartoons from Oct. 18 to Oct. 23.

October 23, 2020