iOS app Android app

Cartoons

An Artist's Book With Bite -- From the Mighty Pen of Anthony Haden-Guest

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

Anthony Haden-Guest Far from the right wing diatribe, Anthony Haden-Guest's new book is a hilarious and terrifying ride in words and pi...

Hugging Our Inner Child, Not Our Chaos

Yehuda Berg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yehuda Berg

We need to realize that our path to transformation is through our mistakes. We're meant to make mistakes, recognize them, and move on to become unlimited.

Above the Fold-In: Al Jaffee Shares His Secrets

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

In 1978, Al Jaffee got me into trouble with my fifth grade teacher, and I've been grateful ever since. I thought his series on dealing with dog dro...

'Rocky And Bullwinkle' Creator Dies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CARMEL, Calif. — Pioneering TV cartoon artist Alexander Anderson Jr. – who created Rocky the flying squirrel, Bullwinkle the moose and Dud...

Keeping the "Fun" in Dysfunction: An Interview With the Creator of FoxTrot

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dan Lybarger

2010-12-08-cartoonfoxtrot.jpg FoxTrot's creator, Bill Amend, has consistently demonstrated that geekery is something to be celebrated, not ridiculed. How has he made the Fox clan squirm for over two decades?

'Garfield' Cartoonist Apologizes Over Offensive Veteran's Day Strip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Cartoonist Jim Davis apologized Thursday for a Garfield strip that some veterans may have found offensive. T...

17 Amazing Tattoos Of 90s Cartoon Characters (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The 90s have been coming into perspective more and more lately now that the requisite 20 years has passed before we can really be nostalgic about some...

MAD's Great Artist Sergio Aragones Celebrates Five Decades Of Amazing Work

Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sammy Perlmutter

I see something I drew 40 years ago and I don't remember it -- it's like someone told me a new cartoon!

Retro Cool Pop Art at the Palms this Weekend: Rare Exhibit of MidCentury Modern and MC-Influenced Fine Art

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

For centuries, artists painted religious figures, whether saints or gods and goddesses, then still lifes--arguably with religious aspects present--m...

Out Of Line: Paladino Message

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

...

'Napoleon Dynamite' CARTOON Coming To TV

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Deadline Hollywood reports that Fox has picked up an animated series based on the 2004 cult hit "Napoleon Dynamite" for next season. The network is a...

Shocking Revelations for Last Week of Cathy Comic Strips

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

- Cathy admits brief affair she had with Uncle Duke in 1970s while substituting as his interpreter in China - Best friend Andrea leaves husband, join...

Cartoonist BLASTS Obama Intel Chief For Altering Work

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Political cartoonist Daryl Cagle is hitting out at the head of the intelligence community, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, after it e...

A Conversation With Creed's Mark Tremonti, Plus Robert Plant, The Black Crowes, and Freetime With Eef Barzelay of Clem Snide

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

MR: Even though it was released last year, Full Circle is going strong, and this tour is more or less a continuation of the reunion. What was it like getting back together with the other guys?

Scientific Proof of Obama's Popularity

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

...

'Annie' Comic Strip Ending After 85 Years

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CHICAGO — Come this summer there will be no more tomorrows for "Annie." After 85 years, Tribune Media Services announced Thursday that it will ...

Malaysia Bans Political Satire Cartoons Critical Of Government

AP | JULIA ZAPPEI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia banned three works of political cartoons that criticize the government, but one of the artists said Friday he ...

Jeffrey Katzenberg Eroded Animation with Celebrities

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Katzenberg opted to "go Hollywood" with animation, relying on celebrities and flashy technology to sell his movies. He has sadly damaged the value of an art form he once championed.

Dora The Explorer, Illegal Immigrant?

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — In her police mug shot, the doe-eyed cartoon heroine with the bowl haircut has a black eye, battered lip and bloody nose. Dora the Ex...

'Aqua Teen' Stars Talk Live Show, Upcoming Film, and Possible Booze Cruise

Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katla McGlynn

The co-creators and stars of the bizarre late-night cartoon Aqua Teen Hunger Force are touring the country doing a live version of the show. I recently got a chance to talk with them.

'Choose Your Own Adventure' Books Inspire Cartoonist To Write Comic With 3,856 Endings

The San Francisco Chronicle | Louis Peitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The readers can choose to activate a doomsday machine and kill every living human on the planet," he says. "Or they can choose to buy a vanilla ice c...

Interview with Nina Paley, Animator and Director of Sita Sings the Blues, a Fantastic Jazz Musical Retelling of the Ramayana

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

American cartoonist Nina Paley has one of the hottest indie movies around, Sita Sings the Blues (rating: 86), her animated retelling of the classic Hi...

Rainbow Brite's Makeover: Skinnier, Sexier, Older

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

If you were a little girl, or the mom of one, in the 80s, you remember Rainbow Brite, the beloved snub-nosed cartoon heroine who would ride her horse ...

Moose and Squirrel Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most beloved and still-appreciated cartoon shows, ever.

Cartoon: Nattering Naybobs and Noxious Nutballs

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

With a few notable exception, broadcast news is a very scary place these days. What Edward R. Murrow would think of the current zeitgeist is unknowable, but we might hazard a guess.