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If&#8230 Steve Bell Continues as a Guardian Cartoonist

If… Steve Bell Continues as a Guardian Cartoonist?

Steve Bell, 2016 Labour Party Conference[/caption]Last week, Bleeding Cool reported on former Labour MP Chris Williamson's claims that longstanding political cartoonist Steve Bell had been sacked from the Guardian newspaper because his views were too out of kilter for the newspaper This was picked up by a number of political websites who proceeded to claim[...]

Wired Up Wrong Review: Best Book of the Year

Wired Up Wrong Review: Best Book of the Year?

There's a strong vein of cartoonists running through mainstream comics now, and poaching from small press is a tried and tested method of ensuring quality periodicals I suppose this is as good a place to guiltily admit that I've not yet read Artificial Flowers (Rachael's book out on Avery Press), which would probably go a[...]

The British Women Cartoonist And Comic Artists Exhibition In London Kicks Off

The British Women Cartoonist And Comic Artists Exhibition In London Kicks Off

But I heard it was a blast.The British Women Cartoon and Comic Artists exhibition, currently running at the Cartoon Museum in London, just round the corner from the British Museum until 23rd July, seeks to answer the question "Why are there no women cartoonists?" with a big "open your eyes!" Well, actually, there are – lots[...]

Zunar Flies Home To Malaysia Today To Face 43 Year Jail Sentence For His Cartoons

Zunar Flies Home To Malaysia Today, To Face 43 Year Jail Sentence For His Cartoons

https://twitter.com/zunarkartunis/status/661806822412668928Today the Malaysian political cartoonist known as Zunar is getting on a plane today from England to Malaysia, where he faces 43 years in jail for satirising the government of the day.You and I may not choose to board that plane, and it would be more than enough for him to claim refugee status in the UK[...]

Two Killed One Injured In Shootout At Draw Mohammed Contest In Texas Won By Bosch Fawstin

Two Killed, One Injured In Shootout At 'Draw Mohammed' Contest In Texas, Won By Bosch Fawstin

Cartoonists were invited to submit cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad and organisers received over 350 submissions The first prize was to have been $10,000.The winner of the prize was Bosch Fawstin, the ex-Muslim cartoonist and creator of the comic book The Infidel, a strongly anti-Islam superhero comic featuring the character Pigman who attacks Islamic terrorists dressed in pigskin, heavily[...]


A New Guido Fawkes For A New Generation &#8211  Designs Wanted

A New Guido Fawkes For A New Generation – Designs Wanted

And now they are looking for a new look for their iconic logo of Guy.Paul Staines writes, with an attractive offer, to cartoonists of all political stripes,The Guido Fawkes Blog avatar is widely recognised and seen by readers millions of times every month, he is a cheeky chappy with a big mischievous smile[...]


Cartoonist Arrested For Sedition

Cartoonist Arrested For Sedition

Aseem Trivedi appeared in court in Mumbai today, on charges on sedition and is being held on remand until later this month. Such a crime is punishable by up to three years in jail. Aseem has refused to seek bail. His charge related to accusations that cartoons he drew mocked the Indian constitution, and insulted […]

Australian Cartoonist Vs Australian Prime Minister

Australian Cartoonist Vs Australian Prime Minister

Cartoonists over the centuries have often targeted the great and the good, and since the sixties especially, the highest in the land have been considered viable targets for the most vociferous abuse, as long as it's in pen and ink, while the politician is obliged to grin and bear it.But Australian Prime Minister Julia Guillard[...]

Syrian Secret Police Smash Up Cartoonists Hands

Syrian Secret Police Smash Up Cartoonist's Hands

This is Ali Ferzat, Syrian satirist, cartoonist and critic of the country's Ba’athist government.Yesterday, he was taken from the streets of Damascus and beaten by those believed to be part of the government's secret police, and those loyal to president Bashar al-Assad.Ten years ago, the now-president was a support of Ferzat and allowed[...]