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By Chris Slane | Illustrator & comic creator.

Jason Chatfield.

<b>Bio:</b> I grew up in the far flung suburbs of Perth, in Western Australia, and used to spend my paper route money on <i>MAD Magazines</i> (I cheaped-out and stole my dentist’s waiting room issues of the <i>New Yorker</i>. I think I was the only kid who looked forward to going to the dentist).<p>I moved to New York in 2014 and started pitching to the mag in person. I’m not sure Bob liked me, so I went back to pitching via email. Then I went in on his last day and finally sold my first piece. I feel like it was his …

Special thanks to @jasonchatfield for his delightful Case!!

Editorial Cartoons: Calling It A Draw? - 1A

Pulitzer Prize finalist Rob Rogers was fired in June after 25 years as the political cartoonist for the <i>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette</i>. In the three months …

Journalism

Be sure to head over to the @CorcoranGW to see @Rob_Rogers collection of spiked cartoons #FreePress https://t.co/xpJITHeL5D

Programmed my @razer #Panthera with hotkeys for @clipstudioofficial using #Antimicro Thanks, @frenden for the heads up! #NZFGC #FGC #Razer #DigitalArt #FightingGraphicsCommunity #EVO2018 #SDCC2018 #BloodySamoan #ComicArtist #Gamer

The Addams Family Secret | The New Yorker

Subscribe »<p>Sketchbook<p>July 9 & 16, 2018 Issue<p>The Addams Family Secret<p>How a massive painting by Charles Addams wound up hidden away in a university library.<p><i>The cartoonist Charles Addams in front a mural he painted for a Hamptons hotel bar, which over the years wended its way from Long Island to a</i> …

Penn State

Pepe the Frog removed from Daily Stormer after creator makes legal challenge

The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has succeeded in having images of his character, which has been adopted against his wishes as a symbol by the far right, removed from neo-Nazi site the Daily Stormer.<p>Artist Matt Furie, who created Pepe as a “peaceful frog-dude” in the early 2000s but has …

legalchallenge

3 Questions XL

In the new book <i>100 Demon Dialogues</i>, comics writer/artist Lucy Bellwood spent 100 days examining her own inner voices and demons. Imposter syndrome, …

Self-confidence

Discovering Great Artists on my TL: @effalope Alejandra Gutierrez https://t.co/DNWi2mSWe0

Why Mr. Bingo says no https://mr.bingo/about/

Why Mr. Bingo says no https://mr.bingo/about/

How to colour comics

Colouring comics is the best job in the art world, as far as I’m concerned, because it leans heavily towards the fun part of art: the storytelling. …

Graphics

Steve Ditko 1927-2018

Steve Ditko, the comics artist whose vision brought Spider-Man and Doctor Strange to life, passed away at his New York City home on June 29th, 2018. …

Comics

Marvel Comics legend, Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko found dead at 90

Reclusive artist walked away from Marvel in 1968, kept drawing for decades.<p>New York police confirmed to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> on Friday that one of …

Comics

Amazing how you can distill a character so perfectly into just two panels. MS. MARVEL #5 By @GWillowWilson, #AdrianAlphona, #IanHerring and @JoeCaramagna https://t.co/VWOytFEAYi

I Was Fired For Criticizing Trump

Rob Rogers was basically his own editor for 25 years at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. And then Trump was elected.

Donald Trump

Happy 74, Philippe Druillet!!!!! https://t.co/qkd74b53V1

Otto Soglow: From The New Masses to The Little King

Otto Soglow (1900-1975) was a successful comic strip cartoonist. His Little King character first appeared in The New Yorker magazine in 1930 and …

Cartoonists of Color Database | Home

Featured: Jasmine Walls<p>Jasmine Walls is a California-based comic writer and artist.<p>Featured: Ebin Lee<p>Ebin Lee is the writer and illustrator of the …

Art

INTERVIEW: Mike Mignola On Hellboy’s Future After Ending The B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know

With the finale of the years-long B.P.R.D. series soon to arrive, Hellboy creator Mike Mignola plots his next creative move.The post INTERVIEW: Mike …

Comics

Garfield’s creator, 40 years on: 'I'm still trying to get it right'

Davis quit his​ job and went all in for Garfield, despite a first pay cheque of, he estimates, $38 (£28) for the month<p>I stay away from the political... what’s going on is awful and very depressing, and comics can lighten things up. Jim Davis<p>Forty years ago this Tuesday, an orange tabby cat peered …

Charlie Brown

Flying Couch Official Book Trailer

So it seems that a couple of Beano strips I wrote are on display as part of the Beano exhibition at the V&A museum in London! Art by Paul Palmer and mighty David Sutherland! THIS BLEW MY MIND (thanks to @Danny_D_Pearson for the heads up and the pics!) https://t.co/0XzPgSAUhJ

Creating Comics: Why British publishers attempts to launch a graphic novels line keep failing, and how to do it better

Eisner Award-nominated editor, writer and publishing consultant Tim Pilcher ponders the problems getting a successful graphic comics line off the

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Cartoonist Fired as Paper Shifts Right

PITTSBURGH — Rob Rogers joined The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as a staff editorial cartoonist in 1993 and for years his cartoons have appeared in the newspaper roughly five days a week. But in late May, around Memorial Day, he said, they began disappearing.<p>In just over a week, Mr. Rogers said, six of …

Journalism

I Was Fired for Making Fun of Trump

After 25 years as the editorial cartoonist for The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, I was fired on Thursday.<p>I blame Donald Trump.<p>Well, sort of.<p>I should’ve seen it coming. When I had lunch with my new boss a few months ago, he informed me that the paper’s publisher believed that the editorial cartoonist was …

Donald Trump

Emily Flake // The Cagibi Express Interview - Cagibi

<i>Emily Flake is a cartoonist, writer, illustrator, and performer living in Brooklyn. She is a frequent contributor to the New Yorker, and the author</i> …