Libya's Rebel Cartoons
Editorial Cartoons Are Subversive

News Roundup

The Malaysian newspaper, Berita Harian, ran an apology for publishing an editorial cartoon last Sunday featuring Ultraman running from a tsunami that immediately sparked outrage. The Nation in Thailand also apologized for a carton featuring a Sumo wrestler grim reaper using the nation of Japan as a surfboard.

Comic Riffs reports that exiled Iranian cartoonist Nik Kowsar has launched a site, Khodetoons , that allows readers to anonymously build and publish political cartoons.

Inkstuds posted a great radio interview with comic journalist Joe Sacco that is well worth your time.

If you are passing through Norway this month, be sure to stop by the KinoKino arts centre in Sandnes.  They are currently running an exhibition on comics journalism featuring art from the biggest names in the field. Art Spiegelman, Joe Sacco, Ted Rall, Guy Delisle, Rutu Modan and Marjane Satrapi are all represented, as well as Amir and Khalil of "Zahra's Paradise," Sarah Glidden, and Cartoon Movement editor Matt Bors.


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MBT Online

It took us ages to get dressed - we got changed about 3 times before finally settling on a bit of sparkle..."

virtual office

Editorials need to be more sensitive to the cartoon images they post. It's an issue that affects the readers as well.

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