Over the years, editorial cartoons have
become a favorite of mine. I remember seeing them in the
Sunday paper as a kid. I did not always understand them at
the time, but I often found them amusing.
cartoons have been an important contribution to the world of
journalism for centuries. I have often admired the skill
and content of earlier artists found in the budding publications
of Europe (especially England). I wish that I had some
examples to place on this page. As an aside, if anyone has
any that they can send me, I would be happy to include them on
this page. Of course, that assumes I will not be sued for
cartoonist can capture the essence of an event with eloquence.
For that matter, there have been times when I have found an
editorial cartoon accompanying an editorial on the same subject.
The cartoonist made a more poignant statement than the editorial
a number of editorial cartoonists have granted me
permission to showcase a few examples of their work. These
have included The Carol Simpson Home Page, Politically Correct,
Creative Chaos and HallToons. As always, I appreciate your
I am very
happy to announce that additional cartoonists have also agreed
to allow me to feature some of their work. They are: A. F.
Branco's Political Cartoons, Bell Cartoons Network, C. D.
Norman's Fabulous Picture Page, Political Cartoons by Pete
Wagner, Rictoons Cartoons and Quest of the Unquietmind. I
thank all of you for contributing to this page. You are
all very gracious and talented people.
you to take a look at the examples of their work found here.
If you like what you see, then select the link to their home
page to view more. If you happen to be an editorial
cartoonist and would like me to include examples of your work as
well, please send me a note with your URL.
long entertained the idea of also adding editorial cartoons with
historical significance. Toward that end, I have collected
several hundred images. Where possible, I have contacted
those who I believe can grant or withhold permission for me to
feature examples of various works. I never received a
reply from any of my inquiries. Obviously, I do not wish
to violate copyright laws and therefore have refrained from
including examples of historical cartoons here. Ant
thoughts on the subject would be appreciated.