, Honoré Daumier
, Bill Mauldin
, David Low
, Theodor Geisel
, and good grief, more Herblock
! In honor of some sort of election that's apparently coming up, Comics Should Be Good!
will be featuring one ink-stained satirist every day this October! Visit the Stars of Political Cartooning Month Archive
for daily updates.
The political cartoons of Clifford K. Berryman
lampooned American politics from the era of Grover Cleveland to the Truman administration. If he's known today it's mostly for having originated the teddy bear
. While some of his cartoons have
today, many remain
. Of the many historical events he drew there are women's suffrage
, the 1948 election
and the 1912 Republican primaries between Taft and Roosevelt
John Tenniel and the American Civil War.
Best known for his illustrations for Alice in Wonderland
, John Tenniel also produced political cartoons for the British magazine Punch
. This sites collects 54 of Tenniel's cartoons dealing with the American Civil War. In addition to the cartoons themselves, the site gives an explanation of the symbols and props in each cartoon and places them context with then-current events and issues. [more inside]
'He's God's gift to today's political cartoonist'
: Misunderestimating the President through Cartoons
, an exhibition of the work of leading political cartoonists from both the UK and the United States focusing on their depictions of George Bush, opens today in London at the Political Cartoon Gallery
. Watch the video report from Channel 4
and read essays on the history of political cartoons
and lots of them. Updated daily. Better than the Daily Show.
The Red Scare of 1919-1920
in Political Cartoons. Git!
You long-haired Bolshevist.