The British Cartoon Archive
holds more than 130,000 original editorial, socio-political, and pocket cartoons, supported by large collections of comic strips, newspaper cuttings, books and magazines. The collection of original artwork dates back to 1904. The Independent reviews nine of the finest.
British Political Cartoonists have always had a certain "edge
". Also seen here
and again here
The UK Guardian's cartoonist Steve Bell
(each cartoon has its related news story) was first noted for his cartoon "If.."
starting pre Falkland's war, and starring a cast including God, Margaret Thatcher and a Penguin
Here is some of his earlier work
Political Cartoon history
includes A Cartoonist's response
to the events of 9/11 by Martin Rowson
, also from the Guardian.
Eulogy of George W. Bush
A comic of a far-right debate show hosted by Jerry Falwell and Pat Buchanan looks back on the presidency of George W. Bush in 2024. See them also debate Gay
, Marriage, The Pledge,
and Private Security in Iraq.
Also, you might want to see as special guest Donal Rumsfeld Discovers Catch-22!
An Editorial Cartoon
published in the University of Maryland
's Student run independent newspaper, The Diamondback
, incites controversy
. The cartoon, depicting the death of American pro-Palestinian activist Rachel Corrie
, is being called offensive; protestors and university officials are calling for a retraction and an apology
from the paper. The newspaper on the other hand is crying free speech and first amendment protection; as well they see the backlash by the campus community
Dr. Seuss gets political
] Some political cartoons from one of the great illustrators.