Tom Toles is the editorial cartoonist
for The Post and writes the Tom Toles blog
. He joined the newspaper in 2002, 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." His cartoons are collected in six books, and he is the author of a children's book, "My School Is Worse Than Yours
." While at The Post, Toles has received the 2011 Herblock Award
, the National Headliners Award, The Week magazine's "cartoonist of the year" award, the Overseas Press Club Thomas Nast Award, the National Cartoonists Society "cartoonist of the year" award, the John Fischetti Award and the H.L Mencken Free Press Award. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1990.